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USA Football

November 13, 2019

Making self-scouting work for the whole team

{Sponsored} Self-scouting can pay off generously for student-athlete performance on the field. It’s a practice that professionals are already doing, and coaches should strongly consider having their players learn the technique. Although self-sco...


November 13, 2019

Winning the offseason: how to train and develop your players when they’re not playing

{Sponsored} Inevitably each season, it comes for every team: the offseason. And whether you walked away with an early round exit or as champions of your league, each and every coach should already be thinking about how their players can train, develo...


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August 16, 2019

USA Football’s Development Model teaches how to be an athlete first

Reimagining something spurs inspired thought and action. It requires creative, innovative thinking to make something new or evolve it for the better. Reimagining the fitness and fun of our country’s favorite sport is the Football Development ...


June 10, 2019

Non-football workouts perfect for summer

{Sponsored} When the weather heats up, the last thing student-athletes want to do is gear up for football. There are certainly more warm-weather-friendly workouts that will benefit players and allow them to choose when and where they get their exerci...


June 10, 2019

Keeping players’ good habits built during the school year

{Sponsored} Summer is the time when good habits are often derailed. That’s why it’s important to get your team on board by keeping up the good habits made during football season, so next season doesn’t begin as a struggle. Accountability partne...


April 19, 2019

Keeping in Touch with Players During the Offseason

{Sponsored} Time off is important after the season is over, but it’s also important to keep in touch with your players in order to improve your player-coach relationships. Here are some tips for how coaches can foster a better next season through o...


April 19, 2019

Developing Your Players into Future Coaches

{Sponsored} When molding your players into potential members of your coaching staff, it’s important to first know the characteristics future leaders will display, on and off the field. A winning attitude is imperative. This means that they’re ...


March 4, 2019

USA Football equipment grants available for 2019

Youth, middle school and high school football programs may apply now through March 13 for USA Football’s equipment grant program, offering $1.5 million in resources to benefit young athletes. USA Football is a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee a...