AFM RSS Feed Follow Us on Twitter       
AMERICAN FOOTBALL MONTHLY THE #1 RESOURCE FOR FOOTBALL COACHES
ABOUT |  CONTACT |  ADVERTISE |  HELP  



   User Name    Password 
      Password Help





Article Categories


May 2011

May 2011


Triangulation – The safety’s triangle alignment will keep balance in your defense vs. multiple formations

by: Bubba Schweigert
Assistant Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator Southern Illinois University
© May 2011

We are strong believers in the 3-4 at Southern Illinois and, as a defensive staff, we do not deviate from our commitment to running the 3-4 defense. Dale Lennon, our head coach, implemented this scheme as defensive coordinator at the University of North Dakota in 1991. During this time, I was the secondary coach and have been a part of coaching the 3-4 defensive system for 20 consecutive seasons.

    One of the advantages of running the 3-4 system is the ability to remain balanced vs. the multiple offensive formations that one will face throughout the season. The secondary alignment rules and landmarks are crucial to balance the defensive alignment. This is especially true when teaching the middle 1/3 safety’s (high safety) alignment when playing three-deep pass coverage. The high safety alignment rules need t....The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
Subscribe today!

Subscriber Login
   User Name    Password 
Password Help
NOT A SUBSCRIBER?
Subscribe now to start receiving our monthly magazine PLUS get INSTANT unlimited access to over 4000 pages of 100 percent football coaching information, ONLY available at AmericanFootballMonthly.com!

**SUBSCRIBERS ONLY**
NEED PASSWORD HELP
Subscribe online or call 800-537-4271 and get your password today!





NEW BOOK!


AFM Videos Streaming Memberships Now Available Digital Download - 304 Pages of Football Forms for the Winning Coach

















NEW! Get the Manual




HOME
MAGAZINE
SUBSCRIBE ONLINE COLUMNISTS COACHING VIDEOS


Copyright 2017, AmericanFootballMonthly.com
All Rights Reserved