Defensive Coordinator's Football Handbook (2nd Edition)

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Expected release date is 03/07/2022

Author:
Leo Hand
Published:
2022
Length:
263 pages
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Defensive Coordinator’s Football Handbook is a complete guide for football coaches. The information contained in the book has been compiled by Leo Hand during 47 years of coaching championship teams at both the high school and collegiate levels. Numerous topics are covered that will enable any coach to successfully understand and defend modern offenses.

FEATURING


• An overview of contemporary offensive trends and the forerunner strategies and techniques that spawned them
• A system for identifying offensive formations and personnel groupings
• A simple system, with universal application, for creating multiple defensive fronts and secondary coverages
• The base reads, reactions, and techniques for all 15 alignments that a defensive lineman can be positioned in
• The base reads, reactions, and techniques for linebackers
• A synopsis of the responsibilities and techniques necessary to install 20 different odd and even eight-man fronts
• A summation of the responsibilities and techniques necessary to install 20 different odd and even seven-man fronts
• The run responsibilities and techniques for both three-deep and four-deep secondaries
• The strategies and tactics necessary to stop 19 of today’s most potent running plays
• An explanation of the adjustments and techniques necessary to install seven variations of man-to-man pass coverages versus 10 different contemporary offensive formations
• An explanation of the adjustments and techniques necessary to install five variations of zone and combo pass coverages versus 10 different contemporary offensive formations
• Twelve different stunt strategies that enable your defense to actually attack the offense
• A distinctly different system of phonetic nomenclature that enables any coach to merge multiple stunt maneuvers into a single stunt and then succinctly and expeditiously communicate the stunt to his players
• Sample pass coverage/stunt menus for: the 3-3-5, 4-2-5, bear 46, 3-4, 4-3, and weak eagle defenses
• Suggestions for grading player performance and developing scouting reports and practice plans
• 101 quotes, poems, and anecdotes that can be used to motivate and inspire your players
• 12 suggestions for obtaining longevity in the coaching profession
• Boxing lessons that can improve you as a football coach
• A discussion of RPOs and strategies for dealing with them