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Why I Don’t Like Clinics, and You Shouldn’t Either

This past weekend I went to the Nike Coach of the Year Clinic in Atlanta with my good friends Robert and Alan Ingram, along with the rest of Robert’s staff. After sitting in traffic inexplicably near the Georgia state line for almost two and a half hours, I finally made it to metro Atlanta at […]

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Flexbone and Triple Option Basic Formational Utilization

Don’t use formations simply to use them. Each formation as part of the entire Flexbone Offense serves a purpose. They aren’t just window dressing for the same plays as they might be in other offenses. Here is a simply method you can use to put your team in the right formation. Find the Free Safety.  […]

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Flexbone Association December Mailbag

I am a little late in posting this one, in fact I’ll be able to put up the January mailbag here pretty soon as well. Here are the mailbag responses from November. I’ll will provide as concise answers as possible. Question One – From Utah – …..Against a 4-4 with two 2is two tight 5s […]

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FLEXBONE ASSOCIATION TOP FIVE ARTICLES FROM JANUARY 2014

As rated by number of hits (Click for Links) Your Quarterback and the Decision Making Process: Understanding the Perimeter (7-Man Fronts with Soft Corners) – January 8th Three Requirements of a Flexbone Team – January 10th So You Want to be the Best Triple Option Coach in the Nation – January 16th The Art of […]

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Coach Niumatalolo 2009 WFCA Clinic Notes

 Keys to a Successful Offense (1) an identity – this is the same offense we ran in 1987 at Hawaii (2) a “philosophy  –          run the ball –          control the clock (time of possession – we want opponent to have 8 series max) –          pass for big plays (throw it over their heads) –          have […]

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Common Coaching Errors and How to Avoid Them

By:  Bud Wilkinson (Winner of 47 straight games & several National Championships at Oklahoma in the 1950’s) GENERAL COMMENTS:  The best coach is the one who makes the fewest mistakes; the one who does the best teaching job; the one who is the best organizer.  Writing the X’s & O’s is not the most important […]

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75% of the Run Game is Four Plays

Ashley Ingram, Navy Centers and Guards Coach stated at the 2011 Navy Football Coaches Clinic that 75 percent of the Flexbone Offense and 75 percent of practice time needs to be dedicated to four plays.  Those four plays are Triple Option, Midline Option, Zone Dive, and Counter Option.  Coach Ingram stated that the Triple Option is a play […]

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