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June 2010

June 2010


GAME STRATEGY AND PLAY CALLING: THE “HEDGEHOG” PHILOSOPHY

© June 2010

By Bruce Reynolds
Former Head Coach
William Penn High School, New Castle (DE)

Game day strategy and play calling should not be too elaborate. Go with what got you there. Too many coaches make the mistake of trying to put in too many “new” things for the big game. My father, the Dr. Brooks E. Reynolds, a Methodist minister, was always preaching Steven Covey’s theme: “The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.” You can apply that to any phase of your life. In football it has its own application: concentrate on what you know how to do best. Stay within your system. Stay with your basic philosophy of offense and defense. Go with what you’ve practiced a thousand times. Players can’t have the necessary experience and confidence in wholesale changes before the....The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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