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Cornerback Guide for Serious Football Players (Tips and Tricks)

By Coach Martin | Football Positions

Cornerback is one of the most important positions on a defense.

These players are often responsible for covering receivers all on their own. And if they don’t do their job properly, it can result in huge plays for the offense.

Let’s take a look at what makes up a great cornerback, from traits to roles and responsibilities, to tips for players who want to man the position.

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Safety Guide for Serious Football Players (Tips and Tricks)

Safety Guide for Serious Football Players (Tips and Tricks)

By Coach Martin | Football Positions

Safeties have that rare combination of speed and coverage skill of traditional cornerbacks, with the strength, vision, and tackling ability of traditional linebackers.

For this reason, great safeties don’t come along every day.

If you want to be a great safety, you need to work hard on getting strong, building your speed, learning offenses, and making sure you’re a sound tackler.

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Wide Receiver Guide for Serious Football Players (Tips and Tricks)

Wide Receiver Guide for Serious Football Players (Tips and Tricks)

By Coach Martin | Football Positions

Wide receiver is often considered a flashy position, and for good reason.

Wide receivers are often known for their boisterous personalities as much as they are for their outstanding football skills.

Truly great wide receivers are more than just pass catchers, though.

They’re dedicated students of the game, and they’re committed to giving 100% on every play — no matter whether they’re the primary passing target, a decoy, or have blocking responsibilities on a running play.

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70 Inspirational Football Movies to Watch Right Now

70 Inspirational Football Movies to Watch Right Now

By Coach Martin | Miscellaneous

Whether you’re looking for more football-related content to satiate your thirst for the sport while waiting in between seasons, or you’re just scrambling for more binge-watchable films to pass the time during the lockdown, this list of 70 football movies is for you.

From silent movies of the 1920s to blockbuster films of the 21st century, this collection will make you laugh, cry, and feel inspired.

It’s got a whole range of genres – biographical, comedy, and even fantasy and action.

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Goal Line Defense in Youth Football (Using the 6-3 Defense)

By Coach Martin | Football Defense

A goal line defensive formation in youth football has only one aim in mind — to prevent the offense from scoring a touchdown.

Ultimately, it would be great if they stopped the offense or forced a turnover, but even keeping them out of the end zone and forcing a field goal attempt would be considered a success.

Let’s take a closer look at the formation of a goal line defense in youth football and the responsibilities of each level of the defense.

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What is a Wheel Route in Football? (Full Explanation)

By Coach Martin | Football Strategies

The wheel route in football is one of the simplest, yet most devastating passing routes.

The route forces the defender to move quickly laterally, and then quickly turn around and start running upfield in hopes of covering the receiver.

It’s a great route to teach football players of any age because it’s so easy to learn and can be run from pretty much any area of the field.

Let’s take an in-depth look at what the wheel route is, why it’s called that, and how to run it.

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