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Triple Option: The Skill Positions

Some quick and basic coaching points on the Triple Option (12/13) directly from Paul Johnson Backside A-Back _____ Cadence is “Ready, Sethike”, and the Backside A-back leaves on “Ready.” _____ Backside A-back gets 1 1/2 steps into the play before the ball is snapped. _____ Backside A-back’s option route is five yards behind the Quarterback. […]

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The Five-Day Installation of the Flexbone Offense

Coaches, one of our Division 1 Flexbone Schools shared this Installation with the Flexbone Association a few years ago. This is a five-day installation plan on installing the Flexbone Offense. Keep in mind that an install=two offensive practices on that day. Installation Core Values 1. Keep it simple. 2. Focus on individual fundamentals within each […]

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Offensive Line Basics: Base Blocks

Coaches, this is how the Paul Johnson family of coaches teach the base block, which is taught at your 2013 Flexbone Association State Championship Football Camp. ________________________________ 1. Zone Step a. Over and up step–6 inches b. Drive backside knee to the playside knee c. Chest must be over the knee ________________________________ 2. 2-steps a. 2nd […]

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How to Create a Dominant Offensive Line

Five Ways to Create Your Very Own “Hogs” with the Flexbone Triple Option The best way to create a productive, year-in-and-year-out offensive line is to stop blocking everyone and let the quarterback and B-back read your way out while mastering a few blocking drills. Be sure you are prioritizing your offensive approach. ___________________________________________ 1-Allow the […]

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Situational Flexbone

Running the Offense with Different Formations – Running the Triple out of Over, Heavy, Double Flex, Green, Brown, and even Trips must be practiced prior to week one. Don’t go into week one without practicing something you will need.  Coaching the Sequence – Call the Offense unscripted. See who makes the tackle and come back with […]

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How Much Do You Really Need to Throw?

This is more of a philosophical question and requires a deeper answer. There are a few things that you need to answer first. The first question would be, why do you want to throw the ball. What is the purpose, how does it fit your personnel? Why – The reason you want to throw the […]

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10 Priorities of Triple Option Instruction

Run the entire system When installing an offense you must prioritize what’s important for your program. In order to succeed with the Flexbone you must make it systematic. Outside of having superior talent you are not running an optimal attack if it’s not systematic. I’ve said it before; although I don’t prefer other offenses I […]

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