Entries by Bobby Vernon

Seventeen Tips to Improve American Football – Tips #4 and #5

Tip #4 – Don’t underestimate the Approach when teaching proper tackling. Currently, much of form tackling teaching is spent on the contact point and finish elements of the tackle.  However, many missed and poor tackles are the result of an incorrect approach.  If a player cannot arrive to the ball carrier or point of contact […]

Seventeen Tips to Improve American Football – Tip #1

Tip #1 – Delay when your kids play tackle football.  There are so many skills required to be a good football player and have fun, from basic skills like catching and throwing a football to more advanced skills and techniques like pursuit angles and leverage.  It’s often difficult for these skills and techniques to be […]

Not Enough Time – College Football’s Real Problem

College football’s popularity has never been greater than it is today. According to a study by Scarborough Research, 92.6 million, or 39% of adults, watched, attended or listened to a college football game during the 2011/2012 season ranking the sport just behind Major League Baseball as the third most popular sport in America. Yet despite […]