Experience the thoughts and strategies of a highly successful former professional athletic coach and college athletic administrator with this excellent new source for defensive football strategies.
In Arnsparger's Coaching Defensive Football, Bill Arnsparger shares his know-how, personal philosophies, and the essential details that make up a winning team, including:
Special situations are covered as well-two minutes, offensive group formations, last play call, and unbalanced line adjustments. In addition to the technical aspects of the defense strategy, the mental aspects-the attitude, discipline, and motivation behind a winning defense-are presented.
This is a complete defensive football coaching course packed into a single, hands-on reference. Students and athletes will learn from a master-and fans will find out what's behind the moves.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 4.00(d)|
Table of Contents
Pre-Game Warm Up
50 Years of Thoughts
Over & Under
Defensive Line Fundamentals
Pass Rush Games
Key vs. Run
Keys vs. Pass
Defensive Backs Fundamentals
Man/Man Coverage Techniques & Drills
Individual Pass Defense Technique
Hold & Jam Technique
Blitz & Blitz Coverage
Mary Susan-My Daughter and Her Thoughts!
What it Takes to be No. 1-by Vince Lombardi
Short Yardage & Goal Line
Fronts & Coverage
Substituted Pass Coverage & Blitz
Pass Only Blitz & Coverage
Last Play Call
Group Formation Adjustments
Unbalanced Line Adjustments
Teaching-A Part of Motivation
The Eyes: Lead the Body!
Developing a Game Plan
The Signal Caller
Coaching-My Career and Thoughts!
University of Kentucky (1944)
U.S. Marine Corps
Miami University (1947-1950)
Ohio State University (1951-1953)
University of Kentucky (1954-1961)
Tulane University (1962-1963)
Baltimore Colts (1964-1969)
Miami Dolphins (1970-1973)
New York Giants (1974-1976)
Miami Dolphins (1976-1983)
University of Florida (1987-1991)
San Diego Chargers (1992-1994)
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This is an excellent book to understand how defense is played. This book will take you from A-Z on how each player should align, what his technique is, and how to play each type of run. This should be one of the books on any football coach's bookshelf. You will understand the game of football after reading this book.
Arnsparger's Coaching Defensive Football is by far the best defensive book on the market today. He goes into detail on fronts, coverages, blitzs plus a candid discussion of many other topics necessary to successful coaching. This book is definitely a five star product.