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Flexbone Offense Football Coaching Guide (Includes Images)

By Coach Martin | Football Offense

In today’s football game, most offenses are enamored with the pass.

If you turn on the TV to watch a professional or collegiate football game, you’ll often see spread offenses, shotgun offenses, and other formations that are designed to spread the field and throw the ball more than run.

There are still some offenses, though, that are designed almost exactly opposite — and one of them is the Flexbone offense.

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What is an Illegal Shift in Football? (The Rule Explained)

By Coach Martin | Football Basics

In football, as in any sport, there are some easy-to-understand rules and some not-so-easy-to-understand rules. The “illegal shift” falls into the latter category. Not many people truly understand what an illegal shift in football is, why the rule is in place, and how referees can spot the infraction. However, one thing is for certain… It’s easy to understand how […]

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T Formation Offense Football Coaching Guide

T Formation Offense Football Coaching Guide (Includes Images)

By Coach Martin | Football Offense

The T Formation is one of the most popular offenses for youth football teams to run.

Because these youth football teams like to run the football more than they pass the football due to the lack of strength a quarterback usually has to throw the football…

The T Formation is a great way to have an offense that teaches these young players how to play the game, while keeping the defense off balance in the meantime.

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Spread Offense Football Coaching Guide (Includes Images)

By Coach Martin | Football Offense

The spread offense is one of the most popular offensive formations used nowadays at the collegiate and professional levels of football.

With coaches at all levels seeing the various benefits of the spread offense, it’s starting to trickle its way down to high school, and to even less experienced levels of football as well.

The spread offense today isn’t just one basic formation for a team with a specific set of skills that runs plays in a specific set of ways.

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