Navy Football Ranked In Both Polls

Read about Navy football and their rankings right here. 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 clients. Triple Option Football Academy for … Read moreNavy Football Ranked In Both Polls

Here’s a Great Story About a Triple Option Receiver Who Happens to be… A Girl

One of the most amazing stories I’ve had working as a Sports Psychologist. I worked with Victoria, her soon-to-be Hall of Fame Head Coach, Dan Mings, and her team during our three-day Triple Option Football Academy Camp at Johnston City High School (IL) in June. She is one of the team captains and starting Wide Receiver right … Read moreHere’s a Great Story About a Triple Option Receiver Who Happens to be… A Girl

How Georgia Tech Runs the Down (Belly-G) and Did So Almost 20 Times in One Game

The Down (Belly-G) has been a short yardage concept of Navy and Georgia Tech since Paul Johnson arrived at both school. Navy and Georgia Tech run the Down out of the Heavy Formation. Learn how Georgia Tech once ran Down almost 20 times in a game right here. Learn how to install the Triple Option … Read moreHow Georgia Tech Runs the Down (Belly-G) and Did So Almost 20 Times in One Game

Message to FBS Athletic Directors: 2017 is the Year to Hire Ivin Jasper as Your Next Head Football Coach

123 Wins–15 seasons–not one scholarship football player. Ivin Jasper is in his 17th year at the Naval Academy, his 15th as the quarterbacks coach and his ninth as the offensive coordinator. He has been an integral part of a staff that has brought the Midshipmen back into the national spotlight with a 111-56 (.665) record … Read moreMessage to FBS Athletic Directors: 2017 is the Year to Hire Ivin Jasper as Your Next Head Football Coach

2016 Navy Triple Option Offense Breakdown versus UConn

Connecticut Huskies (1-1) Navy Midshipmen (2-0)   1 2 3 4   Total Connecticut 0 7 14 3   24 Navy 7 14 0 7   28 Total Plays- 59 Triple Option- 14 (24% of offense) Midline Triple- 9 (15% of offense) Triple Pass- 5 (8% of offense) Zone Option- 5 (8% of offense) Rocket- … Read more2016 Navy Triple Option Offense Breakdown versus UConn

Triple Option Football Academy’s 400th Article–Seven Lessons on the High-Performance Football Coaching Process

University of Alabama, Head Football Coach, Nick Saban is definitely making the word “process” popular. The American Football Sports Science-Mental Conditioning Academy (AFSSMCA) and the Triple Option Football Academy’s mission is built on the teachings of Nick Saban. The mission is to lead the high-performance football environment by creating teamwork, educational action, anticipation, motivation, leadership, … Read moreTriple Option Football Academy’s 400th Article–Seven Lessons on the High-Performance Football Coaching Process

Triple Option Coaching: The Pitch Route on the Triple Option

The Backside A-back’s responsibility on Triple Option is to run the pitch route. The following is how this is done: 1. At the snap, the Backside A-Back hammer steps at 90 degrees, takes a plant step with the opposite foot by making a “T” with his plant foot, and drives for five yards behind the … Read moreTriple Option Coaching: The Pitch Route on the Triple Option

Twitter @tof_academy: Triple Option Football Academy Social Media

If you’re seeking articles, information, or discussion on the Triple Option Offense….   Follow the Triple Option Football Academy on twitter follow @tof_academy. ___________________________________ 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. … Read moreTwitter @tof_academy: Triple Option Football Academy Social Media

20 Topics Covered in Your Triple Option Football Academy Webinar

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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 more20 Topics Covered in Your Triple Option Football Academy Webinar

Triple Option Football Coaching: 80 Percent of your Practice Time Should be Spent on the Following Techniques

The Pareto Principle is the time-tested and infallible principle that roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. In the Triple Option, the Top 20 percent of your offense is…. The Triple Option. The Triple Option is an offense. When you run Triple Option, there are specific physical techniques that are utilized. If … Read moreTriple Option Football Coaching: 80 Percent of your Practice Time Should be Spent on the Following Techniques

Triple Option Coaching: Playside Tackle Blocking on Midline Lead

When Triple is called and there is a 3-technique and a playside safety to the call side….. The Quarterback defaults the play to Midline Lead. This is because the Playside Tackle cannot veer into the safety on Midline, thus creating a 3-on-3. Due to this, the Backside A-back must lead through as an extra blocker … Read moreTriple Option Coaching: Playside Tackle Blocking on Midline Lead

Join the Triple Option Football Academy Facebook Page

The Triple Option Football Academy is on Facebook. For articles, commentary, and information on the Triple Option offense, go to facebook.com/tripleoptionfootballacademy _______________________________ 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 … Read moreJoin the Triple Option Football Academy Facebook Page

Triple Option Coaching: Ace Blocking v. 2i

Ace versus 2i. Guard zone steps with playside foot, takes second step goes back to base with backside foot and punches his inside hand through the playside breastplate of the 0-technique. Center zone steps with his inside foot, second step goes back to base with his outside foot, and his third step will be a zone step with his inside foot as he punches his inside hand off the third step, takes his fourth step going back to base, and squeezes his hips with the Guard and pounds his (Center’s) arches through the echo of the whistle.

An Ace Block is a double team between the Center and the Guard. This block is utilized on Triple Option when the action key is a shade, 2i, or 2 technique. In this situation, the Center and Guard are Ace blocking a 2i technique.   1. The Center and Guard both zone step (six-inch lateral … Read moreTriple Option Coaching: Ace Blocking v. 2i

Triple Option Football Academy Clients Can Call for Support

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 moreTriple Option Football Academy Clients Can Call for Support

Triple Option Coaching: Inside Veer Release

On Triple Option, the Playside Tackle’s assignment is to Veer. The Playside Tackle Veers Outside UNLESS he receives an “Ace” call from the Center or the Guard. If this is the case, the Playside Tackle Veers inside. The following is a visual example of this:   1- The Playside Tackle Zone steps with his inside … Read moreTriple Option Coaching: Inside Veer Release

Falls City (TX) Wins State Championship in Texas After their Camp with Lou Cella

Before the 2010 season, Falls City HS (TX) had never won a regional championship in school history. In 2010, after running a camp with Lou Cella as Camp Director, Falls City HS (TX) won the Regional and State Championship for the first time in school history in Texas while scoring 680 points in 15 games. “The … Read moreFalls City (TX) Wins State Championship in Texas After their Camp with Lou Cella

Triple Option Football Academy Interactive Playbooks are Available

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 moreTriple Option Football Academy Interactive Playbooks are Available

TripleRant Episode 6-Triple Option Football Academy Podcast

Right here: TripleRant Episode 6-Triple Option Football Academy Podcast __________________________________ In this three-minute episode, Lou Cella, Triple Option Football Academy Owner and Host of the Triple Option Football Academy Podcast, rants on the three key items to eliminate looking foolish as a Triple Option Coach. __________________________________  

Flexbone Triple Option Coaching: Scoop Blocking Technique versus No Immediate Threat

The Offensive Lineman does the following when he scoop blocks without a threat in his gap: 1. Opens at 90 degrees with his playside foot. 2. Runs at 90 degrees. 3. If no threat in his gap, he touches the shoulder of the adjacent Offensive Lineman and turns vertical to second level. 4. He utilizes … Read moreFlexbone Triple Option Coaching: Scoop Blocking Technique versus No Immediate Threat

Triple Option Football Academy Camp Techniques

At your 2014 Triple Option Football Academy Camp with Dr. Lou Cella, coaches and players learn the following techniques for each position: Fundamentals Quarterback B-Back A-Back Receiver Center Guard Tackle               Triple Steps Veer Path Arc Near Deep Veer Base Veer Mid Steps Mid Path Load Cutoff Ace Ace … Read moreTriple Option Football Academy Camp Techniques

Zoom (Midline Triple) Skill-Position Drill: Flexbone Triple Option Coaching

This is the skill-position drill utilized when practicing Zoom (also known as Midline Triple) Zoom is utilized when Triple is called and there is a 3-technique aligned to the call side.  The play defaults to Zoom. Academy The Big Idea in 171 Words Here’s the problem.  If you can’t block defensive linemen, you’ll never move … Read moreZoom (Midline Triple) Skill-Position Drill: Flexbone Triple Option Coaching

Flexbone Triple Option Playbook: When to Run Midline Lead

When Triple Option is called and a 3-technique and a playside safety align on the same side as the call… The play defaults to Midline Lead. The reason why is because the Playside Tackle can’t veer into the playside safety because the playside safety is too wide.  This would create a 3-on-3, so an extra … Read moreFlexbone Triple Option Playbook: When to Run Midline Lead

TripleRant Episode 5-Triple Option Football Academy Podcast

Right here: TripleRant Episode 5-Triple Option Football Academy Podcast __________________________________ In this four-minute episode, Lou Cella, Triple Option Football Academy Owner and Host of the Triple Option Football Academy Podcast, rants about the three goals of the Triple Option Offense. __________________________________  

Hollister Wins their First Conference Championship in Seven Years after their Camp with Lou Cella

Before the 2011 season, Hollister San Benito HS (CA) had not won their conference championship, the TCAL, in seven (7) years. In 2011, after running a camp with Lou Cella as Camp Director, Hollister San Benito HS (CA) won the TCAL Conference Championship, went undefeated in conference play, and made it to the CIF Division 1 Quarterfinals. … Read moreHollister Wins their First Conference Championship in Seven Years after their Camp with Lou Cella

3rd and 10? Trips Right, Sprint Right–Flexbone Triple Option Playbook

On 3rd and 10, a popular concept utilized by Paul Johnson is the Sprint Pass. The mission here is to bind the flat player. The Quarterback sprints out and throws the outside comeback (receiver vertical for 16 yards… comes back to 14 yards) to the Receiver UNLESS the flat player plays the comeback…. if so, … Read more3rd and 10? Trips Right, Sprint Right–Flexbone Triple Option Playbook

Equipment Required to Run the Triple Option Offense

Ordering equipment for the Triple Option Offense. You will not require much equipment to practice and execute the Triple Option Offense; however, here is what you do need: 1. Footballs 2. Five discs- For all skill position drills. 3. Flat agility bags (for ball security circuit)- if you have one for every two skill players, … Read moreEquipment Required to Run the Triple Option Offense

Flexbone Triple Option Playbook: Triple Option versus 5-3 Double Eagle with 2 Techniques

Flexbone Triple Option Playbook: Triple Option versus 5-3 Double Eagle with 2 Techniques Triple Option v. 5-3 Double Eagles (with 2 techniques) PR- Near Deep Defender PA- #3 (Load) PT- Veer (straight-ahead release because uncovered) PG, C- Ace BG, BT- Scoop BA- Pitch BR- Cutoff Q- Veer #1 (there is no #1), Pitch #2 (Quarterback … Read moreFlexbone Triple Option Playbook: Triple Option versus 5-3 Double Eagle with 2 Techniques

You Receive Doctoral-Level Education at Your Triple Option Football Academy

Lou Cella, Owner of the Triple Option Football Academy is currently writing his doctoral dissertation entitled, “How the Pareto Principle Improves Coaching Performance.”  In 2014, Lou becomes Dr. Cella, Sports Performance Psychologist. The mission of the Triple Option Football Academy is to lead the high-performance football environment by creating teamwork, educational action, anticipation, motivation, leadership, … Read moreYou Receive Doctoral-Level Education at Your Triple Option Football Academy

After their Camp with Lou Cella, Johnson High School (NJ) Makes the State Quarterfinals Just Four Months into a New Coaching Staff

In 2010, Johnson HS (NJ) had their worst season since 2005.  Because of this, Johnson HS (NJ) hired Head Coach, Mike Mancino; however, Coach Mancino was hired only two months before the start of training camp.  In 2011, after running a camp with Lou Cella as Camp Director,  Johnson HS (NJ) made the State Quarterfinals. “On behalf … Read moreAfter their Camp with Lou Cella, Johnson High School (NJ) Makes the State Quarterfinals Just Four Months into a New Coaching Staff

Flexbone Triple Option Playbook: Triple Option v. 6-3

In high school football, it is common for high schools to play very off-the-wall defenses. This is one of them. The 6-3 defense is a defense that was brought up in a discussion. Here’s what would transpire. Triple Rules PR- Near Deep Defender Note: Because there is no Near Deep Defender (since there is no … Read moreFlexbone Triple Option Playbook: Triple Option v. 6-3

Increasing Accuracy on all Triple and Midline Option Concepts: Triple Option Sports Science

The Philadelphia Eagles are doing interesting things with their new Sports Science Coordinator, Shaun Huls. On the day before the game, the Quarterbacks and Receivers go onto the field and run routes at full speed on air. Yes, the day before the game. Shaun Huls and Chip Kelly do this because they want to get … Read moreIncreasing Accuracy on all Triple and Midline Option Concepts: Triple Option Sports Science

TripleRant Episode 4-Triple Option Football Academy Podcast

Right here: TripleRant Episode 4-Triple Option Football Academy Podcast __________________________________ In this HIGHLY-ENTERTAINING three-minute segment, Lou Cella, Triple Option Football Academy Owner and Host of the Triple Option Football Academy Podcast, gives three impassioned reasons why the shotgun and the Triple Option just don’t mix. __________________________________

Six Triple-Option Formations in Six Minutes–Triple Option Football Academy Podcast

Right here: Six Triple-Option Formations in Six Minutes–Triple Option Football Academy Podcast __________________________________ In this segment, Lou Cella, Triple Option Football Academy Owner and Host of the Triple Option Football Academy Podcast, provides information on how to utilize multiple formations in the Triple Option Offense. __________________________________ You can make yourself go brain-dead by utilizing too … Read moreSix Triple-Option Formations in Six Minutes–Triple Option Football Academy Podcast

A Five-Minute Description of the Counter Option–Triple Option Football Academy Podcast

Right here: A Five-Minute Description of the Counter Option–Triple Option Football Academy Podcast __________________________________ In this segment, Lou Cella, Triple Option Football Academy Owner and Host of the Triple Option Football Academy Podcast, provides information on how to execute the Counter Option within this five-minute segment. __________________________________ The Counter Option is utilized to constrain the … Read moreA Five-Minute Description of the Counter Option–Triple Option Football Academy Podcast

TripleRant Episode 3-Triple Option Football Academy Podcast

Right here: TripleRant Episode 3-Triple Option Football Academy Podcast __________________________________ In this segment, Lou Cella, Triple Option Football Academy Owner and Host of the Triple Option Football Academy Podcast, rants about Assistant Coaches in general.  Also, Lou discusses the importance of assistant coaches in the Triple Option Offense. __________________________________