Author Archives: CoachFisher

Using Video to Teach

Q1: How often do you watch film with your team? With your position?
Q2: Do you have a defined expectation for your players to watch film on their own? Do you track it?
Q3: How much of the game film and opponent film do you share with your position?
Q4: How do you balance going over the positive plays and the negative plays from the game film?
Q5: How does what you see on the film impact your practice plan?

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Hudl Assist Draws Praise From Texas Coaching Vet

Competition is as stiff in Texas as anywhere in the country, but Hudl Assist helped Randy Barnes and Rains High School get a time-saving edge. Randy Barnes, the head coach of Rains High School (Emory, Texas) still remembers his first days as an assistant in 1982 when he physically had to cut up the 16mm…

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All for One and One for All

by Chris Fisher, OL Coach Ridge Point HS and Founder of #TXHSFBCHAT Coaching the offensive line is special. It is a special unit within a team that the rest of the offense relies on in order to do their job. The offensive line must work together and trust each other to do their job on…

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Coaching Your Position

Q1: What drills do you focus on the first four days without pads? (diagrams encouraged)
Q2: What are your everyday drills for the entire season? (diagrams encouraged)
Q3: What key phrases do you use to encourage/reinforce your players to perform?
Q4: How do you evaluate/grade your players’ performance?
Q5: How do you build camaraderie within your position?

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The Power of Texas Football Culture

I was first introduced to the Texas football culture in the spring of 2009. I never would have guessed eight years later how much of an impact this culture and mindset would have on my life. Texas football has truly changed my life and has become a dream of mine to be an active member…

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Same Side Option by Mike DiMatteo

Same Side Option Mike DiMatteo – RB Coach, Aurora University Same side option football is a rather simple concept to implement in any option offense, and one that will give diversity to your option attack while making a defensive coordinator’s job more difficult by throwing off tendencies by formation. It also frees your quarterback to…

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Mike Kuchar talks Trends in Football

Q1: Which man beaters work best in the RPO game? Off which formations?
Q2: How do you design your man beaters in your game plan each week to take advantage of mismatches?
Q3: Which coverages work best in defending RPO’s?
Q4: How do you train the post-snap eyes/reactions of potential manipulation defenders vs. RPO’s?
Q5: What are some of the most important situational periods you implement during game week on offense, defense and special teams?
Q6: How are you making practice less taxing on players to keep them fresh for game day?

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Breaking Down Film In-Season

**Varsity players schedule: Monday – Film and Install / Tuesday-Wednesday – Full pads practice / Thursday-Run through / Friday – Game Day / Saturday-Sunday –Off** This blog has been posted here with permission of the author @seoleufootball ​ Saturday morning, I watch last night’s game once. The result in already in the book so I…

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