Five Keys to Understanding the Triple Option Head Football Coach’s Role

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Five Keys to Understanding the Triple Option Head Football Coach’s Role

  1. Educating the players and coaches.
·         Ball Security- Coaches choose ball carriers and implicitly train ball security. Everybody depends on their team’s ball security.
·         Run Blocking- The O Line must get off the ball to cancel penetration and then sustain the block.
·         Running- Inside runs=downhill; Outside runs=away from pursuit; Quarterback runs=force two-gap; All runs=positive yardage
·         Passing- There can only be a passing game if the Line secures their inside and Receivers get open/catch the ball.

 2.     Setting performance standards.

Coaching- Constantly provide players with information on how to technique their assignments.

Players- Must do their individual job to create team success.

  1. Maximizing on-field practice time.

“Better to have a team eager to play rather than physically tired. How long to practice is a judgment factor. Cut down as season goes along as players are not…

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