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COACH RESOURCES

 

Access a variety of resources designed to hone your coaching abilities and deepen your knowledge on technique.

 

FREE RESOURCES

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WEBINAR

The Six Pillars of the Football Development Model

 

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WEBINAR

Prep for Contact: Building Better Blockers and Tacklers

 

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Building Better Players

 

WEBINAR

Building Better Programs and Players
Player Progression Guide and Practice Plans

 

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Technique and Scheme

 

WEBINAR

Scheme and Technique: Defenses

 

 

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FOOTBALL FOR ALL™ PODCAST

 

It's the Football Development Model in podcast form. It's got everything you need to know about the model and what it means for everyone in youth football - no matter your role. Host Keith Grabowski interviews those from the medical and science field as well as the football field. 

 

Listen to learn what parents like about it, what coaches gain from it and how leagues implement it to create a stronger future for our game and the kids who play it.

 

 

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CERTIFICATION RESOURCES

 

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PREMADE PRACTICE PLANS

 

Take the guess work out of your preparation. Included with certification are 12 practice plans per stage. From warm-up to individual to team periods, these plans help you develop athletes while staying within USA Football’s Practice Guidelines, Levels of Contact and helps you avoid prohibited drills.


IN-DEPTH SKILL PROGRESSION RESOURCES

 

Develop a skill from A-to-Z with USA Football’s Player Progression Guide and Contact Manual. These resources provide step-by-step approaches to technical skills like Passing, including drill glossaries. In addition, you’ll learn the new Prep for Contact curriculum, designed to help you get your athletes ready for player-to-ground or player-to-play contact.


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COACH PLANNER APP

 

Find the right football drills, share practice plans and setup your schedule with USA Football's Coach Planner for Apple and Android.

CERTIFICATION MEANS ACCESS

Start your certification early so you can access these additional resources well before the season starts. Certification is now available, so get started today to start accessing these materials.

PREVIEW THE RESOURCES

 

Here is a glimpse at some of the resources that certified coaches can access.


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LEARN MORE ABOUT CERTIFICATION

 

The USA Football Youth Coach Certification isn’t just a test – it includes built-in resources and course videos help guide you as a coach.

 
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PROVEN VALUE

 

Don’t just take our word for the value of these materials. Watch the video to see what some of the 2019 Football Development Model pilot league coaches had to say about their experience mastering the model and leveraging these resources.