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