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In Football Coaching Strategies you'll find 349 detailed diagrams showing a variety of offensive attacks, defensive packages, and special team tactics—accompanied by useful advice from the experts.
Best of all, the coaches are the recognized experts in the topics they cover. For example, read how these coaches explain game strategies and underlying principles:
- Running game—Tom Osborne, John McKay, and Darrell Royal
- Passing game—Bill Walsh, Steve Spurrier, and LaVell Edwards
- Defense—Dick Tomey, Barry Alvarez, and Dave Wannstedt
- Kicking game—Spike Dykes and John Cooper
- Philosophy, motivation, and management—Eddie Robinson and Joe Paterno
Football Coaching Strategies blends the invaluable lessons of the past with the best thinking in today's game. With it, you'll find the key elements for a winning game plan—on and off the field. It's the one book that every serious football coach, player, and fan will treasure.
|Publisher:||Human Kinetics Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||8.52(w) x 11.08(h) x 0.52(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
About the Author
Since its establishment in 1922, the American Football Coaches Association has striven to provide a forum for the discussion and study of all matters pertaining to football and coaching and to maintain the highest possible standards in football and the coaching profession. These objectives, first declared by founders Alonzo Stagg, John Heisman, and others, have been instrumental in the AFCA's becoming the effective and highly respected organization it is today.
The AFCA now has more than 10,000 members, including coaches from Canada, Europe, Australia, Japan, and Russia. Through annual publications and several newsletters, the association keeps members informed of the most current rules changes and proposals, proper coaching methods, innovations in techniques, insights in coaching philosophy, and business conducted by the board of trustees and AFCA committees. A convention is held each January to give members a special opportunity to exchange ideas and recognize outstanding achievement.
The association promotes safety in the sport and establishes strong ethical and moral codes that govern all aspects of football coaching. In addition, the AFCA is involved in numerous programs that ensure the integrity of the coaching profession and enhance the development of the game. It works closely with the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, the National Football League, the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame, Pop Warner, and other organizations involved in the game of football. Indeed, one of the goals of the association is to build a strong coalition—TEAM AFCA—of football coaches who will speak out with a unified voice on issues that affect the sport and profession.
The AFCA is the team of the football coaching profession. All current and former football coaches or administrators involved with football are encouraged to join. For more information about becoming a member of the American Football Coaches Association, please log on to the AFCA Web site (www.afca.com) or contact them at the following address:
American Football Coaches Association
100 Legends Lane
Waco, TX 76706
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This book does a good job of explaining 4 or 5 plays from about 30 different offensive systems. It may be hard to form a single scheme from this book, but the plays that are here can easily be built on. There are plenty of figures diagrams of the plays. This is geared toward the level of college and high school. Some of the passing plays may be too much for youth football. The book also has several defensive schemes, but I didn't find those very informative. I have been a very successfull DC so maybe I'm spoiled. There is a portion of special teams which is okay. This is one of the best strategy books I have read.