The Camaraderie |
Your Take: I Hate Banquets (Part I)
Conditioning for an Aggressive, Up-Tempo Offensive System
A Special Coach of the Year
A Quick, Simple, High Rep Progression for Defeating Blocks
The Psychology of Football
An In-Season Strength and Conditioning Strategy
Leadership Strategies: In Need of a New Direction
Texas Legend Phil Danaher
Warhawk Special Team Play – Technique and Drills
Shrug Off Predictability with Formation Adjustments, Not Checks – Offensive coaches, now more than ever, are using non-traditional sets to gain an advantage on the defense.
The Drive Series – It is critical for the QB to read coverage early for this series of plays to be successful.
3-4 Front with Quarters Coverage: Base Front Variations – These four variations of the 3-4 defense may help your defense with one more player having ‘drop skills.’
AFM Subscribers Ask with Shawn Liotta Offensive Coordinator, Clairton High School (PA)
Letter from AFM – The Best of the Best
Developing Physical Linebacker Play
Turning Up Motivation in the Dog Days of August
A Strategy for Team Building
Coaching HD – Technology to Prepare Your Team in Camp and During the Season
Letter from AFM - Hat's Off to You, Coach
Are You Short on Big Linemen? If so, you should consider playing a stand-up Will End
Why We Do What We Do - A Look Inside Clemson's Strength and Conditioning Program.
Wisconsin: Developing a Defensive Game Plan
Using Zones for Kickoff Coverage – recognizing where you are on kickoff coverage allows your players..
Technology Steps Up – Aided by recent rules changes, tech companies now give coaches valuable new tools to analyze games in real time.
Coaching HD: Train the Brain
Letter from AFM - Samson Strong
Coach to Coach: Developing a Motivational Profile with 4 Essential Questions
Samson Equipment's Strength and Conditioning Coaches of the Year for 2014
The No-Huddle, No-Mercy Offense – A Look Inside the Most Productive Offense in the Nation
Letter from AFM – Winning Ways
Strength Report: Indiana’s Off-Season Training Philosophy
Managing Your Program: Advance Your Team with Technology
Rawlings Football 2014 College and High School Coaches of the Year
A Nine-Week Off Season Super-Cycle Strength and Conditioning Program
Multi Media Educator
Maximize Practice Time with Special Team Drills
Imagery: Practice Without Practice
Safety First: Be Safe in Your Weight Room (Part II)
Running for Sparty: Michigan State Running Back Essentials, Fundamentals and Abilities
Simulating Game Action with 3 Linebacker Drills
Helmet Maintenance 101
Letter from AFM: 2014 - Was Something Missing?
Safety First: Be Safe In Your Weight Room (Part I)
Drills Report: Running and Tackling Drills - A Twist for TNT Drills
Coach to Coach: Energy Regulation - The Pressure and the Phenom
Cashing In - Use some of these creative fundraising techniques to bring extra dollars to your program and motivate players.
Managing Your Program: Evaluating Staff - Creating an Environment For Success
Character is the Key
Aggie Upgrade - With the help of their friends and neighbors at Samson Equipment, New Mexico State completed a major renovation to their strength and conditioning facility.
Letter From AFM: We're Listening
Safety First: Keeping Equipment Clean - In-Season
Coach to Coach: The Mental Fundamentals - Attention Control and Concentration
Options Galore - To be successful running a multiple option offense from the gun and pistol, every player must identify the read key and the option key.
Updating the Pistol-Flex Offense - Five new enhancements make this offense even more effective.
Zone Defense on the Goal Line - To be efficient in this zone defense, give each player a specific responsibility.
Letter From AFM: Kickoff 2014
Safety First: Head Injury Checklist
Coach to Coach: The Mental Fundamentals – Motor Programming
A Complete In-Season Training Program
Best of the Best
Icing on the Cake
Prevention of Exertional Heat-Related Illnesses
From the Coaches Bookshelf: Maturing Process
A Question of CHARACTER
Mixing Business and Pleasure
Safety First: Concussion Management and Return-to-Play Protocol
A Lifetime in the Game – Troy Vincent has transitioned from collegiate All-American to All-Pro to player’s association president to top NFL executive
Pressure Packed – Game-like drills will help your quarterback make good decisions.
Your Take: Expanding Your Coaching Network
David vs Goliath
Having the Right Mouthguard
Your Take: Win The Offseason: Organization Matters
SERVE and PROTECT
FREE FORM - Running Back Drill and Technique Checklist
FINDING THE RIGHT CONDITIONING COACH
Letter from AFM – Social Studies
The Coach’s Role on the Athletic Health Care Team
The Business of Coaching - Joe Moglia is a prime example of how success in business and coaching go hand-in-hand.
A-Turf® Titan: the Industry's Best-Performing Artificial Turf System
Lessons from Leaders
Letter from AFM – Coach, Writer, Friend
Speed Report: Can You Improve Your Quarterback’s Speed?
Safety First: Good Nutrition – Part of Your Health and Safety Plan
Drills Report: Fumble, Strip and Interception Drills
Samson Equipment’s Strength and Conditioning Coaches of the Year
Developing a Defensive Foundation
Practice Priorities - All high school coaches benefit from the practice plan developed for the NFL High School Player Development program presented by the National Guard
Thoughts from an HSPD Veteran
FREE FORM - Special Team Statistics
Letter from AFM: Crowning Achievement
Safety First: Modify With Care
Cheat Sheets - Making the Most Out of Your Play Calling System
Letter from AFM
Safety First: Deadly Opponent
Fast-Paced and Powerful – The No-Huddle Power Pistol offense includes five different tempos, all designed to confuse the defense.
Step Lively! Linebacker Movements vs. the Run
DEVELOPING THE COMPLETE ATHLETE
Letter from AFM - Getting Stronger
Speed Report: The Off-Season - Preparing for Advanced Level Training
Safety First: Time to Recondition
Letter from AFM - Football Evolution
Trojan Training Table
Drills Report: The Reach Doug Down Drill
Safety First: Is your Weight Room a Safe Room?
Two Minute Crunch Time: 'Go-To' Plays and a Clock-Killing Strategy
The Birth Of The Football Chalk Talk?
Safety First: Protection Program
Fine-Tuning: Adapting the Spread Offense to Your Personnel
Managing your Program - “Flipped” Coaching
Top of the Heap
Safety First – Pre-Season Safety Checklist
When Winning Matters, Championship Coaches Choose CoachComm
Tips for Rural Schools: Gridiron Success
Letter from AFM
Safety First – Beat the Heat
Zoned Out – Stop the zone read cold with Steve Specht’s “Read Scheme”
Taking the Lead
Letter from AFM – Breaking Barriers
Coach to Coach – Change of Season
High Roller! – Since Tony Sanchez was named head coach, Bishop Gorman has won four consecutive Nevada State Championships and posted an overall 56-4 record.
The Competition Heats Up
Letter from AFM - Helping Hand
Safety First – Culture Shift: Changing the culture of football to reduce violent injuries.
Champion’s Choice - Three dominating high school state champions rely on CoachComm’s Tempest FX system for reliable, clear sideline communication
Letter from AFM
Safety First – Contact In Practice – Is It Worth It?
From the Coaches Bookshelf – Earn the Right To Win – By Tom Coughlin with David Fisher
Trick Plays: the “Trojan Horse” of Football
Tools for Success
Safety First – Training for Safety
Safety First – Stronger Necks = Fewer Injuries
Coach to Coach – Want to Use a Faster Tempo as a Weapon? Be Creative in Deciding How
Welcome to the Pre-Season
Keeping Score - Ways to Keep Your Off-Season Strength Program Competitive
Who is the Typical AFM Reader?
The Speed Report - Combination Movement Skill Drills FOR THE SECONDARY
Knowing the signs of concussion will help you protect your players.
The Pirate Returns - Mike Leach brings his high-powered but surprisingly simple passing offense to Washington State
Subscribers Ask - With Tony Sanchez Head Coach • Bishop Gorman (NV)
Big Man on Campus
COMPLEXITY Using Complex Warm-Ups to Jump Start Your Athlete’s Workout
Strategies to Overcome a Poor Start
Play Like a Champion
Drills Report – 13 Advanced Punting Ideas and Drills
Safety First – Teaching safe tackling technique can reduce head and neck injuries and help protect the game’s future.
Managing Your Program
Using the 3-5-3 to Stay One Step Ahead
Letter from AFM - Saluting Mentors
Drills Report – Ball Security – 4 Running Back Drills to Prevent Turnovers
Tiger Feeding Time
Letter From The Editor/Publisher - Number Cruncher
Different Looks from the 4-3 Defensive Scheme - To be effective as a defense, it’s critical to give multiple looks and disguise coverage on every play.
Developing Footwork for Your O-Linemen
Coaching to Make the Game Safer
Your Take – Get the Head Out of Football
Stopping Power – Part II – Basic Coverages in the 4-2-5
Coach to Coach – Off-Season Priorities
Muddle Hd” The New Age Muddle Huddle Two-Point Formation
Letter from AFM - Happy Holidays
The Spread Wing-T Passing Game – Using the Spread Wing-T gives your playmakers opportunities to make big plays.
Encouraging Your QB to Keep the Ball During the Zone Option Play, is all about Numbers
Education: A New Pillar for Modern Sports
How Much Does Crowd Noise Really Affect Your Team?
Great Expectations – How do coaches like Bob Stoops manage high expectations or overcome low ones?
The Heat Is On – In the hottest months of the year, coaches need to watch for any signs of heat illness.
Your Take – Risky Business
RAWLINGS SIGNS STEVEN JACKSON TO ENDORSE FOOTBALL HELMET LINE
Steuerwald’s Rules – A coaching legend shares his guidelines for designing and implementing an effective pre-season practice schedule.
Take Your Quarterback From Good to Great.
8-Week Summer Strength & Conditioning Program – A FBS strength & conditioning coach gives you a complete and comprehensive lifting and running schedule for high schools with detailed workout charts.
Making the Game Safer
Sack Attack – Troy’s Defensive Ends Coach Randy Butler reveals their strategy to attack the quarterback.
Tackle Safe – Bobby Hosea’s pioneering tackling technique protects players from devastating head injuries.
Education: A New Pillar for Modern Sports
Feeding the Ducks
AFM’s 2010 High School Coach of the Year Tony Heath Pearland (TX)
Your Take: Time To Get Enlightened
Flying Ducks – Oregon’s Prolific Fast-Paced Offense Presents Monumental Challenges to Defenses
GAME DAY AT CARMEL HIGH SCHOOL
Guru of the Golden Arms
Strength Report: Summer Conditioning-Mental and Physical Preparation for a Championship Season
What Has Happened To High School Football? - Part I
Drills Report: Making Improvements In Your D-Line Pass Rush
Most Valuable Player
Zone Blitz - Putting Pressure on the Decision Maker
Positive Point of View
Starting from Scratch
Seeing is Believing
Football Video – The Right Way
The Trend to Turf
Reshaping the Shoulder Pad Industry – Again
Turf Safety – The Verdict Is In
Charlie Stubb's Offensive Line Video Study Worksheet
Results For Recruits
Stretching the Field With Your Tight End
32 Solutions for the 12 Biggest Problems You'll Face this Season
Building Better Bruins
The Triple Screen
AFM Subscribers Ask...with Wisconsin-Whitewater's Lance Leipold
The Wildcat Spin
The Drills Report: Connecticut Secondary Drills
How to Choose a Video System That's Right for You
Leatherheads - AFM Goes to Hollywood
4 Principles of Play Action Passing
Test for Success
The Choice of Champions
Where Tradition Begins
The Similarities Between Coaching Football and Investing
The Strength Report: Developing the Explosive Athlete - Auburn's Off Season Tra
How Kent State Creates Leaders through Year-Round Competition
The Speed Report: Preparing for Football Performance: Proper Warm Ups
Coastal Carolina In-Season Offensive Practice Outline
Letter From the Editor: Offense vs. Defense: Keeping it Competitive
Technique Over Talent
The Drills Report: Ball Security Drills
The Pistol Offense - Part II
Converting on Third Down
A New Way to Communicate
Drills Report: 10 Advanced Drills for Wide Receivers
Establishing a Dominant 4-Man Pass Rush
The Drills Report: Wartburg College's Cut Block Circuit
The Strength Report: Running Backs and Wide Receivers
The Spin: The Greatest Offense You've Never Heard Of
Coaches: Ways to Lose a Football Game
The Drills Report
Maximizing Your Down Lineman in the 3-5-3 Defense
Missouri: From the Shotgun to the Shovel Pass
The Center / Quarterback Exchange
Linfield's Flat Drop Drills
Head Start - Strength Programs Are Now Starting in Junior Highs
Free team websites offered to every high school in the U.S
The Spacing Concept: How to Maximize Your Offense
Point Counterpoint: Defending the Kickoff vs. Maximizing your Kickoff Return
How to Climb the Coaching Ladder of Success
The Secrets of Urban Meyer's Spread Option Offense
Hide and Seek: Disguising Your Blitz
Its All About Options
Inside Linebacker Play & Progression
The High-Powered Shotgun Option Offense vs. Defending the Option
Building More than Strength
Deep Impact: Redhawk Punt Team: Protection and Coverage
Secret Weapon: Turning your Punt Team into an Offensive Weapon
10 Impact Stats to Build a High Scoring Machine #3 Scoring Offense
Point Counterpoint: The Screen Pass
Overcoming a Devastating Defeat
Attacking the Red Zone by Air
The Staff Report
2004 Hot Coaches
Command of the Line
The Punt: The Most Important Play in Football?
NFL Coach of the Year - Bill Belichick