Here’s Why You Never Doubt Your Status as a Triple Option Coach…

Have you started doubting your decision to run the Triple Option? Are you wondering what all these people are thinking when you call Solid Rebel on 4th and 1 and get stuffed? Are  you wondering what all these people are thinking when your backside guard is lax on his scoop block, allowing the backside linebacker to run … Read more Here’s Why You Never Doubt Your Status as a Triple Option Coach…

Flexbone Triple Option Blocking: Triple Pass Protection Drill

Academy The Big Idea in 171 Words Here’s the problem.  If you can’t block defensive linemen, you’ll never move the ball, you’ll never score points, and you’ll never win a game.  You need to understand why this disconnect occurs to overcome it and win. ______________________________________ “I know many coaches would rather install an offense the … Read more Flexbone Triple Option Blocking: Triple Pass Protection Drill

Coaching the Triple Option: Veer In Drill

This drill should be utilized with Guards and Tackles as Guards Veer inside on Midline and Tackles Veer inside with an “Ace” call on Triple.   ___________________ Academy The Big Idea in 171 Words Here’s the problem.  If you can’t block defensive linemen, you’ll never move the ball, you’ll never score points, and you’ll never … Read more Coaching the Triple Option: Veer In Drill

Flexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: Triple Pass A-Drag

The Triple Pass A-Drag is designed to take advantage of the Playside Inside Linebacker tackling the B-back on Triple or Midline.   Here, the receiver runs a vertical–if there was two safeties, he would run a skinny post. The Playside A-back runs 12 yards and drags inside.  He should expect the ball on the break. … Read more Flexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: Triple Pass A-Drag

Flexbone and Triple Option Football: Your Investment Separates You from Everybody Else

1. Coaches must implement a proactive approach to all areas of the offense: Quarterbacks Coach- Demand accurate reads on #1 and #2 every, single play. B-Backs Coach- Demands that the action key is read accurately on every play. A-Backs Coach- Demands accurate identification and finish on #3 while demanding accurate and parallel pitch route from … Read more Flexbone and Triple Option Football: Your Investment Separates You from Everybody Else

Flexbone Triple Option Blocking versus the Odd Stack

Versus the Odd Stack the Playside Tackle veers to the third level and blocks the free safety. The Playside Guard bases the Mike. The Center veers past the 0 technique and blocks the first linebacker that shows (Mike to Backside Inside Linebacker). The Backside Guard scoops the 0 techique. The Backside Tackle scoops through the … Read more Flexbone Triple Option Blocking versus the Odd Stack

Three Ways to Create Your Very Own “Hogs” with the Flexbone Triple Option

The best way to create a productive, year-in-and-year-out offensive line is to stop blocking everyone and let the quarterback and B-back read your way out while mastering a few blocking drills. ___________________________________________ 1-Allow the quarterback to read the defensive lineman aligned on the playside tackle. -If there is a defensive lineman aligned on the outside … Read more Three Ways to Create Your Very Own “Hogs” with the Flexbone Triple Option

Flexbone Triple Option Playbook: Triple Option Versus a Split 4-4

The most common defensive alignment Flexbone Triple Option football teams see is the Split defense. When running Triple Option versus the Split, the following occurs: PWR- Near Deep Defender Key: Here, the NDD is the cornerback. PA- #3 Key: Here, #3 is the free safety as #1 is the 5-technique and #2 is the overhang. … Read more Flexbone Triple Option Playbook: Triple Option Versus a Split 4-4

The Triple Option Football Academy is Here

Academy The Big Idea in 171 Words Here’s the problem.  If you can’t block defensive linemen, you’ll never move the ball, you’ll never score points, and you’ll never win a game.  You need to understand why this disconnect occurs to overcome it and win. ______________________________________ “I know many coaches would rather install an offense the … Read more The Triple Option Football Academy is Here

Coach, On-Call Support from the Triple Option Football Academy is Here

SUPPORT Coach, if you have a question before, during, and after practice, call the Triple Option Football Academy to provide you with solutions to your problems involving ball security and blocking in the authentic Flexbone Triple Option offense. The Triple Option Football Academy is available for immediate responses to your questions involving the authentic Flexbone … Read more Coach, On-Call Support from the Triple Option Football Academy is Here

The Triple Option Football Academy Clinic is Coming to Scranton, PA in March 2014

CLINIC The Triple Option Football Academy Clinic is held March 28-29, 2014 at Lackawanna College in Scranton, PA. Triple Option Football Academy camp directors, college, and high school coaches are present to teach you the authentic Flexbone Triple Option system in an advanced setting. You will learn how to run the high school football Flexbone … Read more The Triple Option Football Academy Clinic is Coming to Scranton, PA in March 2014

The Triple Option Football Academy’s Interactive Video Series

VIDEO Coach, the Triple Option Football Acacdemy provides clients of every video of every drill in sequence for all offensive positions within the Flexbone Triple Option Offense. All drills are provides online, so that coaches may ask follow-up questions on each drill. Your assistant coaches will know how to execute each drill by viewing the … Read more The Triple Option Football Academy’s Interactive Video Series

The Triple Option Football Academy Interactive Playbook is Here

PLAYBOOK The Triple Option Football Academy has an interactive playbook for all clients. The playbook is online and totally interactive. Each concept taught in your Webinar is enclosed. You and your coaching staff can view each concept versus multiple situations, ask questions about each concept, get immediate responses from Triple Option Football Academy Camp Directors … Read more The Triple Option Football Academy Interactive Playbook is Here

Triple Option Football Academy Webinar is at Your Fingertips

WEBINAR Coach, upon purchasing the Triple Option Football Academy, you and your coaching staff schedule your Triple Option Football Academy Webinar. In one day, you learn that there are 20 steps to starting a Flexbone program from the date of hiring through the first game: Step 1- Meeting with players to cover Flexbone Triple Option offensive … Read more Triple Option Football Academy Webinar is at Your Fingertips

Triple Option Football Academy Camps in 2014

CAMPS 2014 Triple Option Football Academy Camps _________________________________________ Coach, For $1997, your program possesses a systematic procedure to win just as countless high school football programs have over the last four years. Here are stories of teams that have succeeded with Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cella as their camp director. Concepts Day 1- … Read more Triple Option Football Academy Camps in 2014

The Triple Option and Academy Football… Still Going Strong in 2013

By John Harris (http://triblive.com/sports/nationworldsports/4820218-74/passing-army-force#axzz2gnovkXlS) Despite the federal government shutdown, the Department of Defense approved Saturday’s football games involving the service academies: Air Force-Navy in Annapolis, Md., and Army-Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Mass. Army, Navy and Air Force feature unique offenses based on their utilization of the triple-option to help lessen the talent disparity. Here’s a closer … Read more The Triple Option and Academy Football… Still Going Strong in 2013

The ONE Thing about Handling the Playside Linebacker: Flexbone Triple Option Offense

Here’s the ONE thing about Handling the Playside Linebacker in the Flexbone Triple Option Offense… If he makes the tackle on Triple Option or Midline–run Zone Option.     Here, the Offensive Line scoops. The Receiver and A-back block Zone Option the same way as Triple. The Backside A-back runs the pitch and the Backside … Read more The ONE Thing about Handling the Playside Linebacker: Flexbone Triple Option Offense

The ONE Thing about Blocking Defensive Linemen: Flexbone Triple Option Offense

Here’s the ONE thing about blocking defensive linemen in the Flexbone Triple Option Offense… YOU DON’T HAVE TO BLOCK THEM! The Flexbone Triple Option Offense allows you to read EVERY Defensive Lineman from a 3-technique out. This means, your Tackle NEVER has to block a defensive lineman. Your Guard NEVER has to block a defensive … Read more The ONE Thing about Blocking Defensive Linemen: Flexbone Triple Option Offense

The One Thing about the Quarterback Position: Flexbone Triple Option Offense

Here’s the ONE thing about the Quarterback position in the Flexbone Triple Option Offense…. He must be OBEDIENT TO THE SYSTEM. This individual does not have to be a great athlete.  At Henderson State in 2004, Henderson State had a winning season with a Flexbone Triple Option Quarterback who ran a 5.9/40 yard dash. Yes… … Read more The One Thing about the Quarterback Position: Flexbone Triple Option Offense

The ONE Thing about the B-Back Position: Flexbone Triple Option Offense

Here’s the ONE thing about the B-back position in the Flexbone Triple Option Offense…. The B-back better be your best player. Over the last six years, the B-back finishes the play with the football more than any other player in Navy and Georgia Tech’s offense. Build your offense from the inside-out. So, the ONE thing … Read more The ONE Thing about the B-Back Position: Flexbone Triple Option Offense

The ONE Thing about the Odd Stack: Flexbone Triple Option Offense

When running the Flexbone Triple Option, here’s the ONE thing you need to know about the Odd Stack… The quarterback must read #1 and #2 from the top down. So, the quarterback gives the ball UNLESS the 40 technique runs through the B-gap or the 4 technique can tackle the B-back… if so, the quarterback … Read more The ONE Thing about the Odd Stack: Flexbone Triple Option Offense

The ONE Thing about Using Tight Ends: Flexbone Triple Option Offense

There is ONE thing to know about utilizing Tight Ends in the Flexbone Triple Option Offense. DON’T The reason why is that this imbalances the offense and creates a strong and a weak side for the offense. Also, Flexbone Triple Option teams usually struggle finding ONE Offensive Lineman that can compete. How are you supposed … Read more The ONE Thing about Using Tight Ends: Flexbone Triple Option Offense

The ONE Thing about Receiver Blocking: Flexbone Triple Option Offense

There is ONE thing to know about Receiver blocking in the Flexbone Triple Option Offense….. Receiver blocking is a six-step progression… sprint–chop–let the Near Deep Defender make the first move–one he does.. shuffle to get even–sprint forward–punch hands through him through the end zone. This times up so well with the pitch on the Triple … Read more The ONE Thing about Receiver Blocking: Flexbone Triple Option Offense

The ONE Thing about Offensive Line Splits: Flexbone Triple Option Offense

If you are running the Flexbone Triple Option, there’s ONE thing you need to know about Offensive Line splits… The guards and tackles must be more than three (3) feet away from each other. This is necessary to widen #1 and #2 so the quarterback has more time to be accurate, and to take the … Read more The ONE Thing about Offensive Line Splits: Flexbone Triple Option Offense

Reasons to Run the Flexbone Triple Option: Part Four

Reasons to Run the Flexbone Triple Option: Part Four 1. THE TRIPLE OPTION DICTATES HOW THE DEFENSE WILL PLAY. 2. FORMATION ADJUSTMENTS V. EIGHT-MAN FRONTS=NUMBERS ADVANTAGE! 3. EASIER TO THROW THE BALL—VANILLA AND ZONE COVERAGES STATISTICALLY ARE THE NORM V. TRIPLE OPTION (COVER 4, 3, 2).  BLITZING IS MINIMIZED DUE TO  OPTION RESPONSIBILITIES. _______________________________________ ACADEMY … Read more Reasons to Run the Flexbone Triple Option: Part Four

Reasons to Run the Flexbone Triple Option: Part Three

Reasons to Run the Flexbone Triple Option: Part Three 1. DEFENSE HAS TO ACCOUNT FOR SOMEONE TO TACKLE THE DIVE, QUARTERBACK, AND PITCH—ONE OF THOSE PLAYERS HAS TO BE A BLOCKED DEFENDER! 2. THE FLEXBONE SPREAD FORMATION FORCES THE DEFENSE TO BALANCE. 3. GIVES OFFENSE THE TRIPLE OPTION AND A FOUR-WIDE PASSING GAME! __________________________________________ ACADEMY … Read more Reasons to Run the Flexbone Triple Option: Part Three

Reasons to Run the Flexbone Triple Option: Part Two

Reasons to Run the Flexbone Triple Option: Part Two 1. UNFAMILIARITY WITH THE SCHEME CAN LEAD TO DEFENSIVE CONFUSION. 2. INCREASED DEFENSIVE PREPARATION TIME. 3. CREATES OFFENSIVE MISMATCHES—ALWAYS 3-ON-2 WHEN RUNNING THE TRIPLE OPTION—SOMEBODY MUST BEAT A BLOCK TO STOP YOU! ________________________________________ ACADEMY The Big Idea in 171 Words Here’s the problem.  If you can’t … Read more Reasons to Run the Flexbone Triple Option: Part Two

Reasons to Run the Flexbone Triple Option Offense: Part One

Reasons to Run the Flexbone Triple Option Offense: Part One 1. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BLOCK ANY DEFENSIVE LINEMEN OUTSIDE THE PLAYSIDE GUARD UNLESS YOU WANT TO DO SO. 2. OPPORTUNITY TO PUT YOUR BEST ATHLETES ON THE FIELD (NOT A BIG-BOY DRIVEN SYSTEM—EX. NAVY AND ARMY). 3. FLEXIBILITY/DISGUISE—WHO IS GETTING THE BALL? _____________________________________________ … Read more Reasons to Run the Flexbone Triple Option Offense: Part One

Triple Option Football Academy Facebook Page and Twitter

Triple Option Football Academy is now on facebook. https://www.facebook.com/tripleoptionfootballacademy is where to go for updated articles and information. _________________________________________ Triple Option Football Academy is also on Twitter @tof_academy

Flexbone Triple Option Playbook: Utilizing Formations

Flexbone Triple Option Playbook: Utilizing Formations No longer is there a need to use formations for the sake of using formations.  This shows you how. Coaches, here is how our Division-1 Flexbone schools call formations during the course of a game, and what you need to do as the play caller. 1. Find the Free … Read more Flexbone Triple Option Playbook: Utilizing Formations

Triple Option Coaching: Pre-Snap Identification

Triple Option Coaching: Pre-Snap Identification #1=Read Key– First man in a 4i out on the line of scrimmage; playside tackle makes a call to distinguish between a 3 and a 4i. #2=Pitch Key- Next man out from #1; will be the linebacker if playside tackle makes an “outside” call. #3=Support Player- A-back is responsible for blocking; run … Read more Triple Option Coaching: Pre-Snap Identification

Navy’s Comments on why the Triple Option Gives You the Best Chance for Success

Navy’s Comments on why the Triple Option Gives You the Best Chance for Success  1. YOU DON’T HAVE TO BLOCK THEM Defensive Linemen are read by the Quarterback allowing Offensive Guards and Tackles to continuously block 2nd and 3rd level defenders.   2. THREE DAYS FOR WHICH TO PREPARE FORCES DEFENSE TO PLAY ASSIGNMENT FOOTBALL The Defense has three … Read more Navy’s Comments on why the Triple Option Gives You the Best Chance for Success

The Four Mistakes Flexbone Triple Option Offensive Line Coaches Make and How to Avoid Them

The Four Mistakes Flexbone Triple Option Offensive Line Coaches Make and How to Avoid Them 1. Offensive Line splits are tighter than three feet. The guards must be at least three feet away from the center.  The tackles must be near four feet away from the guard.  This allows the quarterback to have more time … Read more The Four Mistakes Flexbone Triple Option Offensive Line Coaches Make and How to Avoid Them

Flexbone Triple Option Playbook: Stop Fearing the Odd Stack (3-3-5/3-5-3) and Start Taking Control

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Flexbone Triple Option Playbook:  Ok, coaches go to the Navy Football Clinic every year and ask this question: How do you handle the Odd Stack?  The Navy coaches laugh—they are not scared.     Step 1- Georgia Tech Head Football Coach, Paul Johnson says to get into Over, Trips, or Heavy.  This is done versus all eight-man … Read more Flexbone Triple Option Playbook: Stop Fearing the Odd Stack (3-3-5/3-5-3) and Start Taking Control