In this post I am going present a very interesting analysis relative to catching the football. While breaking down film with one of the players I do one to one coaching with I noticed something that was affecting his ability to catch the ball consistently.  He was actually closing his eyes just prior to the […]
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An effective coach doesn’t motivate his players, he gets his players to motivate themselves. Inspirational ‘rah-rah’ speeches can motivate the team for a brief moment, but what a team needs is players who are internally motivated. To get there takes time and a variety of techniques based on the temperament of each player. Coaching a […]
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When evaluating the quarterback position you will often hear the phrases “he does or does not see the field well” or “he does or does not have good vision”.  Well, what exactly does that mean?  Most coaches will say that a QB’s vision defines him.  A quarterback who locks in on one receiver and doesn’t […]
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One of our main goals at My Football Mentor is to create insanely valuable training videos for players and coaches .  Why video?  Because it’s a proven fact that human beings learn visually more than any other sense, 75% of the time say scientists.  According to Adelle Frank (www.adellefrank.com), “Visual processing doesn’t just assist in […]
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Defensive Lines Win Championships!
Coaches, we’ve all heard the proverbial phrase “defense wins championships” many times. This is true in just about every sport at every level but I would like to take that one step further when referencing the sport of football by specifying that “defensive lines win championships”.  The 2012 Superbowl between the Giants and Patriots is […]
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We have created a special off-season training regimen for high school football programs called C.A.P. (Coaching Assistance Program).  One to one coaching has become very popular in the last few years.  There are several coaches out there that market their services to the parents of players for one to one training.  Often, however, this happens without the knowledge […]
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Years ago I learned a valuable practice fundamental from a former NFL player named Larry Brunson.  Yep, that’s Larry pictured to the left, big fro and all!  Larry played for the Oakland Raiders, Kansas City Chiefs, and Denver Broncos between 1974 and 1980.  He came from a little town in Southwestern Colorado called Cortez. Now […]
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