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