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Triple Option Anticipation-Based Coaching

Triple Option Anticipation-Based Coaching

There are three main features to being able to out anticipate all of your opponents with the Triple Option. They are the following: Being able to know the situation and what you should do. Basically, you run Triple, see who makes the tackle, and if the Triple gets blown up, find out who did it, and constrain … Continue reading

How to Make Your Players Competitive with the Triple Option

How to Make Your Players Competitive with the Triple Option

In order to compete with the big boys on your schedule, here are five tips to get more competitive NOW in the Triple Option Offense. 1. Broaden your scope.  Consider ways to take on different challenges within your role. Work on more situational football to keep players alert and guessing. 2. Seize opportunities to throw the football. … Continue reading

Answers to the Triple Option Football Academy A-Back Quiz

Answers to the Triple Option Football Academy A-Back Quiz

The quiz can be found here. 1- #3 2- Pitch route 3- Twirl, #3 4- Pitch route 5- Fan 6- Lead 7- Base alignment 8- Backside A-Back splits the difference between the Playside A-Back and the Playside Receiver 9-Vertical  10- Wheel ____________________ About The Big Idea in 171 Words Here’s the problem.  If you can’t … Continue reading

Triple Option Football Academy A-Back Quiz

Triple Option Football Academy A-Back Quiz

The following are 10 questions about the A-back position in the Triple Option Offense: 1- What is the Playside A-Back’s assignment on Triple? 2- What is the Backside A-Back’s assignment on Triple? 3- What is the Playside A-Back’s assignment on Zoom (Midline Triple)? 4- What is the Backside A-Back’s assignment on Zoom (Midline Triple)? 5- … Continue reading

Triple Option Football Goal-Line Compilation

Triple Option Football Goal-Line Compilation

The following are situations involving the Triple Option Offense and concepts that are executed inside the five-yard line.     About 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 … Continue reading

The Triple Option Football Turnaround Project: Overview

The Triple Option Football Turnaround Project: Overview

In your first year as a Triple Option leader, you must analyze elements critical to your offense’s turnaround plan. There is great importance of demonstrating high instructional quality and expectations, translating data into action, developing effective teams, leading a change effort, and creating meaningful engagement with players and coaches.   Triple Option Offense turnaround efforts require … Continue reading

Triple Option Football Playbook: Zone Option Compilation

Triple Option Football Playbook: Zone Option Compilation

The Zone Option is designed to constrain the Playside Inside Linebacker and the Action Key on Triple/Midline. Here are examples of the Zone Option at work. About 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 … Continue reading

Triple Option Football Academy Offensive Line Quiz 2

Triple Option Football Academy Offensive Line Quiz 2

This quiz is designed for coaches to demonstrate an understand of Offensive Line blocking rules in a variety of situations. 1- What is the Playside Tackle’s assignment on Triple? 2- What is the Playside Guard’s assignment on Zoom (Midline Triple)? 3- What is the Center’s assignment on Lead (Midline Double)? 4- What is the Backside … Continue reading

Triple Option Offense Playside Receiver Blocking Progression

Triple Option Offense Playside Receiver Blocking Progression

There are three primary situations for the Playside Receiver when blocking the Near Deep Defender.   ______________________ About 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 … Continue reading

Six Things Successful Triple Option Leaders Do Differently

Six Things Successful Triple Option Leaders Do Differently

1- They put relationships first.  There is an inherent focus on building relationship with the coaching staff and the Quarterback. 2- They know that meaning matters.  These coaches understand that the offense is more than a play… these coaches understand that the offense allows for 10 other people to live a better life because the … Continue reading

Triple Option Football Academy Offensive Line Quiz 1

Triple Option Football Academy Offensive Line Quiz 1

The following is a 10 question quiz about Offensive Line blocking in the Triple Option: a. Ace; b. Base; c. Fan/highwall; d. Gate; e. Scoop; f. Scoop #1; g. Slide; h. Superscoop; i. Veer; j. Veer In Choose the letter that matches the answer. 1. Which block is a backside block where the Offensive Lineman opens, runs past the threat in … Continue reading

The Three Types of Triple Option Coach Leaders

The Three Types of Triple Option Coach Leaders

The instructor leader develops people for the future. This is where the coaches work diligently with FIRST and SECOND teamers.   The second team focuses on their perfect blocking, angles, and ball security as their time to shine is near.  These players are preparing as diligently as the first unit. The coercive leader demands immediate compliance. These … Continue reading

The Three Types of Triple Option Student-Athlete Leaders

The Three Types of Triple Option Student-Athlete Leaders

The pacesetting leader expects and models excellence and self-direction. This is the player that scoops exactly as he is instructed.  He opens, runs past the threat in his gap, and vertically crashes without hesitation. The authoritative leader mobilizes the team toward a common vision and focuses on end goals, leaving the means up to each individual. This … Continue reading

Triple Option Offensive Line Blocking Compilation: 2nd Edition

Triple Option Offensive Line Blocking Compilation: 2nd Edition

The following are more diagrams of scenarios Offensive Linemen face when blocking in the Triple Option Offense. About 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 … Continue reading