Toughness is hard to define. You can’t find toughness within an athletes physiological makeup, and you won’t see any toughness reps on a lift card. It’s an intangible quality, an attitude, and it’s developed by stressing those things which are critical to its growth over a long period of time.
With lessons learned from legendary coaching mentors and guided by a perspective forged through life-altering personal tragedy, Bob Burt has served the game as a top high school and college coach for more than 50 years.
For the strength and conditioning coach, champions aren’t decided in the winter. This group of process-focused and effort-driven coaches win championships in the hot summer months of hard work and dedication that go largely unnoticed by the outside world.
The “Get The Ball Drill” can be done as a one-on-one, two-on-one, three-on-two or two-on-two drill. In theory, you are only limited by imagination. Safety needs to be a priority.
Coaches play an instrumental role in the prevention of heat illness. Although there are some factors that are out of the coach’s control in terms of prevention of heat illness, there are 11 important actions that can be addressed.
Snake (from Okie Mug alignments) is an overloaded strong-side zone dog that includes Nickel and Strong-Safety blitz from the strongside.
This Is AFCA Magazine and AFCA Weekly, the official magazine and email newsletter platform of the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), have partnered with Just Play Sports Solutions to deliver leading-edge content for football coaches. Just Play will exclusively provide drill and play diagrams for the AFCA’s magazine and email newsletter platforms in 2018, delivering expanded and enhanced coaching content for AFCA members.
College football’s top community service honor awards student-athletes for their outstanding community service achievements and commitment to giving back.
College football, one of America’s most beloved and popular institutions, is getting ready to celebrate a big birthday, and it plans to do so in style.
Before Stanford University head coach David Shaw first started coaching at Western Washington, he received some terrific advice from his father that he holds dear to this day.
Chris Shaw from KICKNATION and Kevin Oliver, graduate assistant at Texas Tech University, have shared with AFCA Weekly the five keys to making sure your fake field goal attempt has its best chance of success.
Our staff introduces our defensive signals on the first day of practice. It is a language of its own that must become second nature.