- Understand the importance of developing a mission statement and program goals
- Learn ladder drills designed to develop posture while moving in the pocket
- Develop downhill runners that play physical in the Zone and Gap run schemes
- Train your receivers to defeat press coverage and beat second-level defenders without getting bumped off their route
- Teach more than 10 different blocks needed in a modern tight end's arsenal
- Learn how to teach the three main blocks used in zone up-tempo offense
- Train players to take on blockers and disengage to make tackles
- Learn agility drills that enable players to have quicker hands, quicker feet, and quicker hips
- Create a total defensive back with footwork skills, ball skills and tackling skills
- Learn a daily drill sequence that teaches your corners to master the press technique in three phases: the release, the route, and the finish
with Chris Ash,
Rutgers University Head Coach;
former Ohio State University Co-Defensive Coordinator/Safeties Coach (2014 National Champions;
first-ever College Football Playoff Champions);
former University of Wisconsin Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs Coach (2010 Big Ten Co-champions)
Many young coaches believe the scheme is the most important aspect of building a championship team and do not understand the importance of handling people within the program. In this video, Coach Chris Ash discusses his complete outline for building and running a championship football culture.
A Philosophy in Action
Coach Ash lays the groundwork for establishing a championship culture through constant communication, education and motivation of everyone involved in the program. He believes in a "relentless strain" to win games, not schemes. He focuses on competitive excellence as well as the process, not the goal.
Coach Ash begins by addressing his well-thought out mission statement, which underlies the very essence of coaching with a purpose. From there, you will learn:
- How to establish program goals
- How to emphasize and visualize the key components in a plan to consistently win games
- The 11 steps required to build a championship culture
How to Build It
The core of this video is in the 11 key elements Coach Ash has planned and devised to build a championship-caliber program at Rutgers. Within this video, Coach Ash goes into detail how to carry out these key elements, including:
- Finding and recruiting the right people to include in your organization
- Developing player leadership through a "Leadership Council"
- How to create dynamic, competitive, and effective practice sessions
You'll also find practice footage of the Rutgers football team applying many of these key elements as they look to improve their program and compete at a high level of football.
Coach Ash lays out everything you need to know about changing the culture of your program. You will learn how to foster your players' competitive nature, how to prepare young people for success after football, and how to use a system of punishments and rewards that clearly communicates to the players the benefits of a championship program.
44 minutes. 2017.
with Drew Mehringer,
University of Texas Pass Game Coordinator & Wide Receivers Coach;
former Rutgers University Offensive Coordinator
was Wide Receivers Coach at Houston under head coach Tom Herman and also coached with Herman and Rutgers Head Coach Chris Ash at Ohio State and Iowa State University
Shotgun spread offenses have become the mainstream offensive attack in collegiate and high school football. The quarterback position, now more than ever, requires not only raw athletic ability, but also sound mechanics and techniques to allow the spread offense attack to be lethal to opposing defenses.
Using practice video from spring drills at Rutgers, Coach Mehringer shows the you the plan in action that he utilizes to develop quarterbacks into effective scoring machines. In this video, you'll see four unique elements of training that you can begin implementing right away from spring practice or even mid-season. You'll be provided with detailed outlines and practice and scrimmage footage that demonstrate the techniques in action.
Currently, conventional quarterback warm-ups serve only the limited benefit of getting a player's arm "warm." With the warm-up drills offered by Coach Mehringer, you'll be able to improve a quarterback's skill in what would otherwise be "time-consuming" drills during individual periods. These drills look how to correct balance imperfections and movement inefficiencies while in the pocket. Get key coaching points that work on quarterbacks' skill set for proper bubble scr