Team motivation in the Triple Option offense is vital. Three secrets are provided to assist Triple Option Football coaches in the motivational process.
1- Practices are qualitative.
Practices aim to gather an in-depth understanding of team offense behavior and the reasons that govern such behavior. The qualitative method investigates the why and how of player-decision making, not just what, where, when. There are specific focuses that occur during each practice (ex. Triple Option, Counter Option, Rocket Toss, etc.).
2- Provide feedback to players during practice.
At practice, constantly provide players with information on how to technique their assignment. This is a process in which information about the past or the present influences the same phenomenon in the present or future. As part of a chain of cause-or-effect that forms a circuit or loop, the event is said to “feed back” into itself.
3- Advocate the Triple Option Offense to players, coaches, and stakeholders.
Triple Option Offense must speak and publicly recommend the cause of the Triple Option, which is to maximize blocking efficiency by reading the first two defenders outside of the Playside Guard. If football is truly about “blocking and tackling” then the Triple Option system is designed to maximize effectiveness in the blocking area.
These three secrets must be utilized to maximize team motivation when running the Triple Option Offense.