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Hudl has revolutionized the technology part of high school football for the past decade.  When they introduced Hudl Sideline in 2016, it changed how coaches worked the games and help their players on the sideline.Hudl Sideline was the best answer to the new NFHS rule allowing the use of video on th ...
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The Lombardi Sweep

When Vince Lombardi arrived in Green Bay in 1959, he brought with him the split back handoff sweep. He had used it extensively with the New York Giants where he served as offensive coordinator.  In New York he loved to hand it off to the multi talented Frank Gifford.  Gifford had speed and moves, ...
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One of the major parts of any high school football coach's job today is dealing with the parents of the players. Any coach who ignores that responsibility can suffer graves consequences.  The more the coach can be proactive with the parents, the less difficulties he will encounter as the season pro ...
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One of the most important jobs of the head coach is to encourage his team at halftime when they are behind. Turnovers, negative plays, blocked kicks and poor tackling can lead to a halftime deficit.  But how does the coach rally his troops? Does he blast their performance? Does he need to stay calm ...
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Vince Lombardi believed that there was not a large talent distance between NFL teams.  He believed that intangibles made the difference, and a large part of that was coaching.  He and Tom Landry had served as offensive and defensive coordinators of the New York Giants in their hey day in the mid t ...
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Seventeen of the state's outstanding high school coaches will speak at this year's Football Coaching School at the AHSAA Summer Conference.  The conference will be held once again at the Renaissance Convention Center in Montgomery July 17th through the 22nd.  The Football Coaching School will be h ...
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Vince Lombardi spoke often on many of the intangibles that allowed people to be successful.  One of his favorite subjects was courage.Success is never final.  Failure is never fatal.  It is courage that counts.The following is an excerpt from the book What it Takes to Be #1, written by Lombardi's ...
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General Douglas McArthur was a national hero of World War II.  America viewed him as an inspirational leader and among the people that admired him was Vince Lombardi. McArthur loved football, particularly the Army team from West Point.  He and Army Head Coach Red Blaik were close friends. Lombardi ...
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Football has been under attack over the last decade from from many different sources.  Much of what has been said and written has been exaggerations from media and attorneys looking to exploit the game for their own benefit.  But it has also required football governing bodies, schools and coaches ...
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The Will to Win

The ability to motivate a team to play and practice at a high level is the greatest skill a high school football coach can possess. There are different ways and strategies to do so, and these methods must fall within the beliefs and comfort level of the head coach.  Lombardi understood the importan ...
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