Heavy Belly-G versus Eagle Defense (8-man)

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If you want to run Heavy Belly-G versus Eagle Defense (8-man), watch the below-listed video. The Academy The Academy empowers you to execute the Triple Option Offense the right way the first time.   Dr. Lou Cella installs Army and Navy’s modern-day Flexbone Triple Option Offense with you and your staff. Read more: Testimonials from Dr. Cella’s … Read moreHeavy Belly-G versus Eagle Defense (8-man)

Throwing Away from the Heavy Formation

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If the defense aligns with seven defenders to the Heavy side, throw away from the Heavy Formation.  Learn how to do this in the below-listed video. The Academy The Academy empowers you to execute the Triple Option Offense the right way the first time.   Dr. Lou Cella installs Army and Navy’s modern-day Flexbone Triple Option … Read moreThrowing Away from the Heavy Formation

Trips Triple Option

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If you want to learn how to run Trips Triple Option, then watch this video.  You’ll learn how to execute the Triple Option from the Trips formation. The Underdog Offense Coach, I’m not sure how you feel at this point in the season — but if your kids haven been getting dominated up front — … Read moreTrips Triple Option

Executing Heavy Down Option

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There’s a time and a place to run Heavy Down Option.  See when and where you would run Heavy Down Option by watching this video. The Underdog Offense Coach, I’m not sure how you feel at this point in the season — but if your kids haven been getting dominated up front — this actually … Read moreExecuting Heavy Down Option

Flexbone Formation: Spread

The Flexbone Spread Formation is utilized to combine the Triple Option with a four-wide passing game. Receivers align on the numbers with their inside foot up. A-Backs align one yard behind the tackle. Quarterback aligns under center while the B-Back aligns behind the Quarterback at variable depth. The Center aligns on the ball while the … Read moreFlexbone Formation: Spread

Flexbone Formation: Heavy Flex

The Flexbone formation Heavy Flex has changed the game for Army.  Learn exactly how Army runs Heavy Flex right here. Is Your Down Cycle Coming? If your Down Cycle is coming… and you’ve already said, “We’re going to be down next year”… well then, this is your, very-own Game of Thrones. You’re going to be down.  … Read moreFlexbone Formation: Heavy Flex

Belly-G versus the 3-3-5

Learn how to run Belly-G versus the 3-3-5.  This concept is utilized more this year than it has been in recent years.  When it’s short yardage, run Belly-G — right here. Is Your Down Cycle Coming? If your Down Cycle is coming… and you’ve already said, “We’re going to be down next year”… well then, this … Read moreBelly-G versus the 3-3-5

Executing Empty Rocket Toss (8-Man)

The Rocket Toss out of Empty is a great way to cancel 4, 5, and 6-man lines in 8-man football.  This video shows you how to take the defensive line out of the play with a simple toss.  You may watch the video on Executing Empty Rocket Toss (8-Man) right here. Dr. Lou Cella, Sport … Read moreExecuting Empty Rocket Toss (8-Man)

Zone Option is Speed Option

Zone Option is Speed Option.  When the Zone Option first started, the design was to run outside zone with the Quarterback. Now, with the evolution of the Double Flex formation, Zone Option really has become a two-way, speed option. You can watch the “how-to” video of the Zone Option right here. Dr. Lou Cella, Sport … Read moreZone Option is Speed Option

The Flexbone Formation for Elite Triple Option Performance

The Double Flex Formation is the most utilized formation in the modern-day, Army-Navy Offense.  This isn’t so much because of the Triple Option, but the Zone Option & Toss. When you don’t get four yards on a give to the B-Back, the Receiver crushes the C-gap defender and you get the ball away from the … Read moreThe Flexbone Formation for Elite Triple Option Performance

Running Zone Option out of Heavy

The Heavy Formation brings the Backside Tackle over to the formation side, and puts the Backside Receiver where the Backside Tackle was. Zone Option is utilized when the defense forces a give to the B-Back on Triple. When this happens, the offense makes the defense defend the Quarterback and the Backside A-Back.       … Read moreRunning Zone Option out of Heavy

What Army Does Versus Hard B-Gap Pressure

Often times when Army wants to run the Zone Option, the 3-technique can create penetration. When this happens, they get into the Heavy Formation.                               Then, they run the Down (also known as Belly-G).               … Read moreWhat Army Does Versus Hard B-Gap Pressure

Making the Trips Formation Work for Your Triple Option Offense

Coaches who run the Triple Option Offense must utilize Trips the right way the first time. There are specific circumstances for Trips Formation utilization accuracy. Read how to maximize the Trips Formation in the Triple Option Offense.

Utilizing the Trips Formation in the Triple Option Offense

Trips has a couple of purposes in the Triple Option Offense. This 3X1 formation is utilized to gain a numbers advantage to a single side. The Trips formation aids in several run-based concepts. In addition, throwing the ball out of the Trips formation can be helpful to gain a numbers, angles, or field advantage. Below is the … Read moreUtilizing the Trips Formation in the Triple Option Offense

Properly Utilizing the Trips Formation in the Triple Option Offense

In this episode, Dr. Cella discusses how to properly utilize the Trips formation in the Triple Option Offense.  Dr. Cella advocates that Trips should predominantly be utilized to throw the ball and to run Midline White.  Several coaches over-utilize formations in the Triple Option Offense and an overall use of formations leads to a vast … Read moreProperly Utilizing the Trips Formation in the Triple Option Offense

Utilizing the Over Formation to Score a Quick Touchdown

How many times have you aligned in the Over Formation and the defense simply slides the safety over as their “adjustment.” When they do this, come back the next play and run Over Brown, Vert. Utilize this concept during the 2016 season to score a quick touchdown.

Double Flex, Rocket Toss Maximizes Blocking with a Small Offensive Line

Dr. Cella will be speaking on this topic next Saturday in Lancaster, PA (March 5, 2015). When you run Double Flex, Rocket Toss, you cancel the Defensive Line from ever making the tackle.  The ball is pitched too wide for the Defensive Line to make the tackle.     Learn how to maximize your Offensive … Read moreDouble Flex, Rocket Toss Maximizes Blocking with a Small Offensive Line

Running Four Verticals out of the Spread Formation for a Big Play Passing Game

Running Four Verticals out of the Spread Formation is fairly simplistic. 1- Four Verticals is called to one particular side.  If the middle of the field is closed, the Quarterback will throw the ball to the A-Back who the Free Safety does not cover. 2- If the middle of the field is open, throw to … Read moreRunning Four Verticals out of the Spread Formation for a Big Play Passing Game

Utilizing the Trips Formation to Advance the Four Verticals Passing Game

By placing both A-Backs on the same side, the defense has to make the decision whether to close the middle of the field or open the middle of the field. If the keep the field closed (as listed below), the Quarterback will throw the ball to #2 (A-Back in red).   Trips Four Verticals versus … Read moreUtilizing the Trips Formation to Advance the Four Verticals Passing Game

What is the Double Flex Formation in the Triple Option Offense?

Double Flex is when the Receivers align two yards from the Playside Tackle with their outside foot up and their inside foot turned inside at a 45 degree angle. The Double Flex formation is utilized to compress the formation, force the corner to become the run support player, and allows the offense to outflank the … Read moreWhat is the Double Flex Formation in the Triple Option Offense?