- Shut down your opponents by robbing their tendencies and their best players
- Shift your defensive secondary by using an "eyes on one" approach
- Use re-route techniques to improve flat coverage
- Utilize a split field concept so that defensive backs only need to know the assignments for their side of the formation
with Rick Stewart, former Porterville (CA) High School Head Coach.
Took three losing programs to playoffs. Led Porterville to four straight playoff appearances, back-to-back section championship appearances.
Rick Stewart updates his very successful 4-2-5 Gang Green defense adding pattern reads and robber coverages within the secondary, making this defense even more formidable. In addition if you have watched previous "Gang Green 4-2-5" videos, Coach Stewart covers some changes and improvements they have made in the past couple of seasons.
Coach begins by breaking down new alignments, techniques, and reads in detail with on the board instruction. The revolver coverage that was discussed in prior DVDs is updated and broken down vs. various formations. Coach continues with his base cover 3 coverage and his new Robber coverage, which is built for High School teams. Stewart gives us a thorough review of his Revolver Cover 3 defense, which is still his base defense. He then evolves it in to an aggressive robber coverage by splitting the field and having his DBs recognize the five offense formation possibilities. Using the split field concept, coaches can teach their linebackers and defensive backs how to handle combination routes and identify their individual zones with ease
Known for his attention to detail Coach Stewart breaks down his Robber schemes to concepts and techniques for each defensive back. He walks us through every route possibility for each defensive back and linebacker discussing reads and responsibilities. Robber coverage is explained and demonstrated in detail through interactive presentation showcasing alignments and technique. Each read and position is broken down in detail. Being able to defend each route is key and Stewart breaks each pass route combination down for your ability to be successful.
Coach ends with an inside look at a cover 2 scheme to put in place as an added tool for the defensive coverage tool box.
These Robber Concepts put so much pressure on your opponent's quarterback that his mistakes become inevitable. If you want to disguise your coverages and be innovative in your area this season, look for Rick Stewart's various coverages to help. From the Revolver coverage to the Robber coverage, each coverage will give opposing Quarterbacks and Coordinators fits.
Any coach looking for a effective approach to controlling high percentage passing offenses will find this updated 4-2-5 defensive video a must have for their off season preparation.
82 minutes. 2014.Football Videos