Survival Guide for Coaching Youth FootballBook - 2010
For that first-time football coach wondering what he got himself into, Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Football is the answer. This book offers practical advice, simple skills, practice plans, and drills that will help coaches field a competent team on both sides of the ball.
Baker & Taylor
Presents a cohesive strategy for teaching the basics of football using a lighthearted, humorous tone to describe a complex game.
You volunteered to coach the football team, but are you ready? How will you teach the fundamental skills, run effective practices, and harness the energy of your young team? Fear not: Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Football has the answers.
Longtime coach Jim Dougherty teams up with Brandon Castel to share experience and advice you can rely on from the first practice to the final game. It’s all here in the drills and the plays: evaluating players’ skills, establishing realistic goals, offering in-game coaching tips, and making the practices fun!
Develop your team’s offensive and defensive skills for all positions with the Survival Guide’s collection of the game’s best youth drills. For plays that young players can actually run, flip to the Survival Guide’s offensive playbook and defensive alignments. And to get the most out of every practice, follow the ready-to-use practice plans.
Turn to the series that has already guided thousands of first-time coaches in basketball, soccer, and softball to rewarding and productive seasons. With Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Football, you’re already well on your way.
Each year over 2 million U.S. kids under the age of 12 hit the gridiron and thousands of first-time coaches take on the daunting task of teaching them how to play the game. For that football coach wondering what he got himself into, Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Football is the answer. The book lays out a cohesive strategy for teaching the basics of football using a lighthearted, humorous tone to describe a complex game. Original.