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Grand Junction Head Coach Robbie Owens interview with Rex Lardner on the No Huddle Power Pistol Offense.

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Adapting the Up Tempo Spread to Today's Wing-T

Left: Rex Lardner Interviews Nansemond-Suffolk Academy Head Coach Lew Johnston on this exciting set of Up Tempo Spread Wing-T videos.

1. Installation 67 mins
2. The Run Game 74 mins
3. The Run Game Bonus Footage Game Film
4. The Passing Game 76 mins
5. The Passing Game Bonus Footage Game Film
6. Attacking Defenses 71 mins

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Less is More ? Keep it Simple

Summer for football coaches is usually a time to re-charge and plan for the upcoming season.  As we get ready to start the month of August, I wanted to share some thoughts/observations that have been reinforced this summer.  Less is more – the less complicated your system is the more time you have to focus …

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Get Your Mind Right

Every year before training camp we all have our rituals and mechanisms that we employ to get us ready for the coming season.  Due to the influence of some very powerful coaches that I have encountered thus far, I try and frame my preparations around: getting ready to make every action player-centered, steadying to focus …

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The Flatwoods Legend

*This was originally printed in June, 2013 by the Maysville Ledger Independent It was 1996 and my first trip to Flatwoods to face the Russell Red Devils. It was past 7:30, time for kickoff. And I walked to the hash marks, saying loudly, ?I guess since this is Russell and that is Ivan McGlone, we …

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X and O Library

  • Play Keep-Away: Each time your team punts, the goal is to kick it 40 yards and out of bounds.
  • Flex Fronts: Stop offenses by using a different front on every play.
  • Fixed Front: Defending trips to the field and in the boundary with a stable pre-snap look
  • Pressure Defenses, Part II: Having the proper angle for each player is crucial in pursuing a ball carrier in space.
  • Teaching the Inside and Outside Zone Using 3-Person Groups
  • Pressure Defenses (Part I) – Specific stunts and gap exchanges – when coordinated correctly – can improve team defense.
  • Situational Analysis – Having a specific gameplan for each offensive situation enhances your chances of success.
  • MODERNIZING THE WING-T By emulating Auburn's modified Wing-T offense, you can have a dynamic, deceptive running attack.
  • The 35 Defensive Package Cover 3, Cover 4, and Blitz Packages Part II
  • BE SPECIAL By committing to better special team practice organization, your units will create more explosive plays.


  • Icing on the Cake
  • Prevention of Exertional Heat-Related Illnesses
  • A Question of CHARACTER
  • Mixing Business and Pleasure
  • Safety First: Concussion Management and Return-to-Play Protocol
  • Your Take: Expanding Your Coaching Network
  • David vs Goliath
  • Having the Right Mouthguard
  • Your Take: Win The Offseason: Organization Matters
  • Major Undertaking
  • FREE FORM - Running Back Drill and Technique Checklist
  • Letter from AFM – Social Studies
  • The Coach’s Role on the Athletic Health Care Team
  • A-Turf® Titan: the Industry's Best-Performing Artificial Turf System
  • Champion Communicators
  • Solid Foundation
  • Lessons from Leaders
  • Letter from AFM – Coach, Writer, Friend

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