10 Featured Characteristics of the Triple Option Quarterback

Protect the football. Know the assignment 100% of the time. Willing to take charge and lead, and do so positively. Take responsibility for own play. Trust the teammates. Trust the reads. Learn the system, and default the Triple Option at the line. Possess great fundamentals in all phases of the game, especially the Triple Option … Read more10 Featured Characteristics of the Triple Option Quarterback

10 Keys to Preparation: Triple Option Football

1- PRACTICE V. MULTIPLE ALIGNMENTS AND ASSIGNMENTS—QUARTERBACK MUST BE READY FOR EVERYTHING! 2- BE READY FOR ALL FRONTS—OKIE, ODD STACK, SPLIT—GOAL-LINE, STACKS, SPY-BACK, ETC. 3- PRACTICE GETTING IMMEDIATE FOOTWORK AND ANGLES WITH THE OFFENSIVE LINE TO ELIMINATE PENETRATION! 4- FAST PLAY THE QUARTERBACK AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE–#1 OR #2 WILL ALWAYS BE IN THE QB’S … Read more10 Keys to Preparation: Triple Option Football

Triple Option Football Playbook: Triple Option Compilation

The following are examples of the Triple Option executed versus multiple defenses: System 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 … Read moreTriple Option Football Playbook: Triple Option Compilation

Triple Option Football Coaching: The A-Back’s Lead Path on Midline Lead

On Midline Lead, the Backside A-back needs to come over from the backside to the playside in order to serve as the extra blocker and lead the way for the Quarterback. He does this during the cadence. 1- The cadence is Down, Ready, Sethut (ball snapped on “S” of sethut) 2- The A-back leaves on … Read moreTriple Option Football Coaching: The A-Back’s Lead Path on Midline Lead

On-Call Support is Just One Great Feature of the Triple Option Football Academy

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 Triple Option offense. The Triple Option Football Academy is available for immediate responses to your questions involving the authentic Triple Option … Read moreOn-Call Support is Just One Great Feature of the Triple Option Football Academy

Answers to Triple Option Football Academy Quiz: Triple Option versus Odd Stack

The Quiz can be found here. Triple Right vs. Odd Stack 1- 4-technique UNLESS 40-technique blitzes B-gap… then 40-technique becomes #1 and 4-technique becomes #2 2- 40-technique UNLESS he blitzes B-gap… then 40-technique becomes #1 and 4-technique becomes #2. 3- Overhang 4- Corner 5- 0-technique 6- Veer Outside (he ends up on the free safety) … Read moreAnswers to Triple Option Football Academy Quiz: Triple Option versus Odd Stack

Triple Option Football Academy Quiz: Triple Option versus Odd Stack (3-3-5/3-5-3)

Odd Stack Defensive Alignment-- 3-3-5, 3-5-3, 5-3. Triple Option Football Academy.

The following is a 10-question quiz on running Triple Option versus the Odd Stack (3-3-5/3-5-3/5-3) Triple Right vs. Odd Stack 1- Who is #1 in the count? 2- Who is #2 in the count? 3- Who is #3 in the count? 4- Who is the Near Deep Defender? 5- Who is the Action Key? 6- … Read moreTriple Option Football Academy Quiz: Triple Option versus Odd Stack (3-3-5/3-5-3)

Part Four: How Defenses Defend the Triple Option Offense

Spread Formation v. 50 Defense. Triple Option Football Academy

A unique way defenses stop the Triple Option is by simply being physical with the offensive linemen. This is designed to cause a give read to the Quarterback, overpower the Offensive Line, and tackle the B-Back. The answer to this defensive adjustment is right here… Another problem solved…  __________________________________ System The Big Idea in 171 … Read morePart Four: How Defenses Defend the Triple Option Offense

Part Three: How Defenses Defend the Triple Option Offense

Another way defenses attempt to stop the Triple Option Offense is by blitzing the linebackers. This is designed to blow up the dive phase of the Triple Option and potentially force the Quarterback into a quick pitch. AND The answer to this defensive adjustment is right here… Another problem solved…  __________________________________ System The Big Idea … Read morePart Three: How Defenses Defend the Triple Option Offense

Learn the Process of the Triple Option Offense and Win in 2014

chris

Webinar Coach, upon purchasing the Triple Option Football Academy System, 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 Triple Option program from the date of hiring through the first game: Step 1- Meeting with players to cover Triple Option … Read moreLearn the Process of the Triple Option Offense and Win in 2014

Part Two: How Defenses Defend the Triple Option Offense

Backside Linebacker on Counter Option. Triple Option Football Academy.

One of the ways defenses attempt to stop the Triple Option Offense is by running the backside linebacker through the Playside A-gap. This is designed to blow up the dive phase of the Triple Option. The answer to this defensive adjustment is right here… Another problem solved…  __________________________________ System The Big Idea in 171 Words … Read morePart Two: How Defenses Defend the Triple Option Offense

Part One: How Defenses Defend the Triple Option Offense

One of the ways defenses attempt to stop the Triple Option Offense is by running the safety in the alley. This is designed to blow up the pitch phase of the Triple Option. The answer to this defensive adjustment is right here… Problem solved…  __________________________________ System The Big Idea in 171 Words Here’s the problem.  … Read morePart One: How Defenses Defend the Triple Option Offense

Answers to the Triple Option Football Academy Quiz: Counter Option versus Odd Stack

The quiz questions are provided here. 1. 4-technique 2. 40-technique linebacker (stacked behind 4-technique) 3. Overhang 4. Playside Receiver 5. Center 6. Backside Guard 7. Playside A-back (he twirls first) 8. Base 9. Playside Tackle (built into his assignment he has EASY veer–easiest release on veer) 10. #2 _________________________ System The Big Idea in 171 … Read moreAnswers to the Triple Option Football Academy Quiz: Counter Option versus Odd Stack

Triple Option Football Academy Quiz: Counter Option versus Odd Stack

Odd Stack Defensive Alignment-- 3-3-5, 3-5-3, 5-3. Triple Option Football Academy.

The following are your quiz questions: 1. Who is pre-snap #1? 2. Who is pre-snap#2? 3. Who is pre-snap#3? 4. Who blocks the Near Deep Defender? 5. Who blocks the 0 technique? 6. Who scoops #1? 7. Who blocks #3? 8. What is the Backside Tackle’s assignment? 9. Who blocks the Safety? 10. Off whom … Read moreTriple Option Football Academy Quiz: Counter Option versus Odd Stack

The Video Series is an Integral Part of the Triple Option Football Academy

heavy down option

Coach, the Triple Option Football Acacdemy provides clients of every video of every drill in sequence for all offensive positions within the 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 drill executed … Read moreThe Video Series is an Integral Part of the Triple Option Football Academy

Practicing the Quarterback Reading the Stack Situations on Triple Option

When the Quarterback has a stacked #1 and #2 on Triple Option, this is how he reads the offense’s way out. He takes the snap, seats the ball, hops into the playside A-gap, extends his elbows and gives the ball UNLESS #2 blitzes through B-gap or #1 tackles the B-back.. if so, the Quarterback reseeds … Read morePracticing the Quarterback Reading the Stack Situations on Triple Option

Playside Guard and Tackle’s Scoop Technique on Rocket Toss

Navy Head Football Coach, Ken Niumatalolo told Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cella back in 2008 that on Rocket Toss the Guard and the Tackle–“Just Run.” Here’s what Coach Niumat means by “just run.” System The Big Idea in 171 Words Here’s the problem.  If you can’t block defensive linemen, you’ll never move the … Read morePlayside Guard and Tackle’s Scoop Technique on Rocket Toss

Four Ways to Get Players to Goal Set in the Triple Option Offense

Goal setting is a worldwide phenomenon designed to assist athletes.  In general, goal-setting research indicates that challenging goals enhance motivation and performance.  Sports performance psychologists indicate four ways to do this with athletes.  They are the following: 1. Direct their attention toward the ONE, particular task at hand. Aim the offensive player’s approach at a … Read moreFour Ways to Get Players to Goal Set in the Triple Option Offense

The Triple Option Football Academy Clinic is Less than Five Months Away…

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 Triple … Read moreThe Triple Option Football Academy Clinic is Less than Five Months Away…

Playside Guard’s Veer-Release Process on Midline

When a 3-technique aligns on the Triple Option call side…. The play defaults to Midline. On Midline, the Playside Guard has an integral responsibility as he veers past the 3-technique. The following diagram provides a complete demonstration of the situations within this process. System The Big Idea in 171 Words Here’s the problem.  If you … Read morePlayside Guard’s Veer-Release Process on Midline

Playside Guard’s Process on Counter Option

Counter Option is run when the Backside Inside Linebacker makes the tackle on Triple Option. The Playside Guard is an important part of executing this concept. His assignment requires some detail and is thoroughly explained in this diagram. System The Big Idea in 171 Words Here’s the problem.  If you can’t block defensive linemen, you’ll … Read morePlayside Guard’s Process on Counter Option

Triple Option Football Coaching: Load Situation on Triple Option with the Playside Tackle and A-Back

When #3 is in the middle of the field, the Playside A-back loads. This means that he takes a straight path to #3. But, what if the Playside Linebacker runs over the top of the Playside Tackle’s Veer Block? What happens is that the footwork of the Playside Tackle and Playside A-Back stay the same, … Read moreTriple Option Football Coaching: Load Situation on Triple Option with the Playside Tackle and A-Back

Win Now with the Triple Option Football Academy System

System 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 moreWin Now with the Triple Option Football Academy System

Triple Option Football Playbook: Triple Option versus the 7-Diamond Defense

This question was recently posed to the Triple Option Football Academy… How would you run Triple Option versus the 7-Diamond Defense? The client saw this defense in a game situation. Well… since the Triple Option is a systematic offense, the answers are systematic answers…. Triple Rules PR- Near Deep Defender PA- #3 (Load because #3 … Read moreTriple Option Football Playbook: Triple Option versus the 7-Diamond Defense

Answers to the Triple Option Football Academy Quiz: Triple Option vs. 50 Defense

If you haven’t taken the Quiz yet, here it is. 1. 4-technique (Defensive Lineman touching the Playside Tackle) 2. 9-technique (1st defender on or outside #1) 3. Whoever shows in the alley (Safety or the Corner) 4. Cornerback 5. He veers out UNLESS he gets an ACE call… then, he would Veer inside.  The Playside … Read moreAnswers to the Triple Option Football Academy Quiz: Triple Option vs. 50 Defense

Triple Option Football Academy Quiz: Triple Option vs. 50 Defense

The play call is Triple Right (The Paul Johnson family calls this 12) 1. Who is the pre-snap #1 in the count? 2. Who is the pre-snap #2 in the count? 3. Who is the pre-snap #3 in the count? 4. If the cornerback cloud forced (ran into the flat at the snap), who becomes … Read moreTriple Option Football Academy Quiz: Triple Option vs. 50 Defense

Triple Option Football Playbook: Demonstrating How the Odd Stack Defense (3-3-5, 3-5-3, 5-3) Can Stunt Themselves Right into a Loss

Often times the Odd Stack does well at the high school level because of all the stunts and games that they provide. Versus the Triple Option Offense, the Odd Stack can literally stunt themselves right out of the game. Here is one example how. When the Odd Stack Defense easy stunts on Counter Option, the … Read moreTriple Option Football Playbook: Demonstrating How the Odd Stack Defense (3-3-5, 3-5-3, 5-3) Can Stunt Themselves Right into a Loss

Triple Option Football Playbook: Running Follow out of Heavy Versus the Bear Front

On the Goal-line, Follow is the first answer. Follow is run the same as Triple except the Playside Tackle bases and the Quarterback follows the B-back. Since there are two playside Tackles in Heavy, both of them Base. One thing to keep in mind is the following: Since Follow can be run to a 3-technique, … Read moreTriple Option Football Playbook: Running Follow out of Heavy Versus the Bear Front

Triple Option Football Playbook: Rocket Toss Versus Cover 2

This is Rocket Left Versus Okie with Cover 2 at the snap. The PWR has the near deep defender and the PA dropstep-crossover-runs to #3–he will run the circle and turn up to run the circle on #3 UNLESS #3 flies past the line of scrimmage, which turns into a trap block for the PA. … Read moreTriple Option Football Playbook: Rocket Toss Versus Cover 2

Triple Option Football Offensive Line Blocking: Counter Option versus the 50 Double Eagle

Counter Option is run when the Backside Inside Linebacker makes the tackle on Triple/Midline.  This concept constrains the Backside Inside Linebacker. Here is how the Counter Option is blocked. System 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 … Read moreTriple Option Football Offensive Line Blocking: Counter Option versus the 50 Double Eagle

The Triple Option is Alive and Well in New Mexico–with Piedra Vista High!

In 2011, Piedra Vista (NM) was running the spread offense and won three (3) games. In 2012, after running a camp with Lou Cella as Camp Director, Piedra Vista won nine (9) games and made it to the state quarterfinals. “It is never to late to make the right decision.  After evaluating our offensive production the … Read moreThe Triple Option is Alive and Well in New Mexico–with Piedra Vista High!

Triple Option Football Playbook: Triple Pass Progression

When I interviewed former Georgia Tech Quarterback, Josh Nesbitt in 2011, Josh told me that Triple Pass was all about reading the safety. He said that Georgia Tech Head Coach, Paul Johnson would make him stare at the safety from the time Josh got out of the huddle. Josh said that he would take the … Read moreTriple Option Football Playbook: Triple Pass Progression

Triple Option Football Academy Twitter Update

The Triple Option Football  Academy and the American Football Sports Science Mental Conditioning Academy (AFSSMCA) are now unified on Twitter. Go to twitter.com/AFSSMCA for information, articles, and discussion on the Triple Option, football-sports science, and football-mental conditioning. ______________________ System The Big Idea in 171 Words Here’s the problem.  If you can’t block defensive linemen, you’ll never move … Read moreTriple Option Football Academy Twitter Update

Triple Option Football Playbook: The COMPLETE Triple Option Progression

When running Triple Option, the concept looks like this:   Triple Option Rules PR- Near Deep Defender PA- #3 PT- Veer PG- Base to Ace C- Veer to Ace BG, BT- Scoop BA- Pitch BR- Cutoff Q- Veer #1, Pitch #2 B- Veer Path If a 3-technique aligns to the playside, the play defaults to … Read moreTriple Option Football Playbook: The COMPLETE Triple Option Progression

Triple Option Football Playbook: Running Rocket Toss out of Over versus 8-Man Front

Running the OVER formation is helpful versus the 8-man front because this forces the single-high safety to declare where he is going. If the defense starts to blitz, the Rocket Toss out of Over is the transparent answer to destroy the blitz.   This is your obvious answer when the 8-man front defense blitzes to … Read moreTriple Option Football Playbook: Running Rocket Toss out of Over versus 8-Man Front