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Managing the Utility of Rocket Toss: Part Four

Managing the Utility of Rocket Toss: Part Four This first part of this series posed the idea that  Rocket Toss is a play that can be overused and used for the wrong reasons. The second installment looked at why the play can lose it’s utility. The third part of the series examined how the Freeze Technique and […]

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Triple Option Errors: Offensive Line

Nothing can be more frustrating than watching an option team abandon Triple Option at the first sign of trouble. If you are a Flexbone team I implore you to work on fixing the problems your offense faces before succumbing the the knee-jerk reaction of running something else. Here are the biggest errors high school football […]

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Use The Load Scheme as an Alternate Against 4-3 Defenses

The 4-3 defense is a popular one against Flexbone Offenses. Turn on Navy, Georgia Tech, Georgia Southern or any other Flexbone team, and there is a pretty good chance the defense is playing a 4-3 scheme against it. There are also a variety of ways to play the 4-3, the defense can play 4-3 Under, […]

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The Definitive Guide to Zone Dive: Part Two – Blocking Techniques

Written by: Mark Kleinpeter, Former Offensive Line Coach/Athletic Director, United States Naval Academy  Playside Zone Blocking There are three playside blockers on this play (PSG, PST & PSA or Heavy Tackle).  We are basically working a 3-on-3 or hopefully a 3-on-2 situation, blocking-wise.  The biggest mistake that I see on this play is with PSA […]

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The Definitive Guide to Zone Dive: Part One – Introduction

Written by: Mark Kleinpeter, Former Offensive Line Coach/Athletic Director, United States Naval Academy  Introduction One of the best complimentary plays that we run is Zone Dive.  It is a great play that I feel is necessary to run this offense successfully.  While the name of the play is “Zone” Dive, that is a bit of […]

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Managing the Utility of Rocket Toss: Part Three

The first part of this series posed the idea that Rocket Toss is a play that can be overused and used for the wrong reasons. It has been seen as a cure all for an offense struggling to gain yards. The second installment of the series examined what reasons Rocket Toss can become an ineffective play, […]

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Managing the Utility of Rocket Toss: Part Two

The first part of this series posed the idea that Rocket Toss is a play that can be overused and used for the wrong reasons. It has been seen as a cure all for an offense struggling to gain yards. I also asked you to take a look at your own offense. Let’s assume the problem […]

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