This may seem like a lot. But I looked over my offense last year and we had 30 plays. Why should defense be any different? They were unable to process a double blitz. I also tried to combine blitzes into one call and they hit overload.
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And as many youth football coaches have learned, defense is easier to teach than offense. My goal is to go undefeated this season, by implementing a sound defensive strategy. We had a top 6 defense last year in our league based on total points allowed, but I want to be number one this season. After much research, I am going to use the Wide tackle defense as my base youth defensive formation. The is also easy to move into and Gap 8 Defensive formations for pass and Goal line situations.
Choosing the right defense is vital to a successful season. Click Images to Enlarge Youth Football 53 Defense The 53 defense is probably the most common defense in youth football. In my league I play against the 53 defense at least 5 times per season, including playoffs. The defense is a solid defense for youth football.
Youth Football Defenses In my three years as a year old Pee Wee football coach, I have experimented with several defenses recommended as youth football defenses. Our base defense was a defense with various blitzes, stunts and line adjustments from the If we knew a team was a passing team, we would move into a Defense on passing downs. Because successful passing at this age group is so rare, we play man to man coverage.