Coaches

Welcome to the flag football coaching page.  Here you will many find resources and articles for coaching youth flag football. Our drills page will help your players learn the necessary skills to play flag football, while More »

Parents

Parents it’s time to get involved! Here we have provided resources to help you understand the rules and concepts of youth flag football, and more importantly to empower you to help your child learn how to play flag football. More »

 

Mogo Flavored Mouthguard Review

Mogo flavored mouthguard

This is a short video review of the Mogo Flavored Mouthguard .

This item is a high density mouthguard that can be used for protection during youth sports such as flag football.

Interesting Facts And My Passion About Football

Youth Flag Football | Catch

This is a guest post by Christy Nelson

There are many who think sports are a form of escapism and the most compelling one gains the highest number of followers. With football, the energy, the brutality, the competitiveness, the money and the fame makes it a compelling sport. These aspects make it not just the best sport as by me but also the best source of entertainment. In a football game there is always something happening whether on the field or on the sidelines, the cheerleaders or the mascots and even awesome bands during halftime not forgetting the food and drinks that are readily available throughout the game.

Speed And Agility Ladder Drills

Flag Football Drills | Speed and Agility Ladder Training

Conditioning is an important and often over looked part of coaching a successful flag football team.  Many trainers and coaches alike tout the benefit of speed, agility, quickness training also known as SAQ Training.  SAQ training methods are one of the keys to performance development.  These speed and agility ladder drills will help improve technique, develop maximum acceleration and reach top speed.

Slideline Sucess: How To Be A Good Spectator

Youth Flag Football | Shaking Hands

We’ve all been there, the moment the words leave your mouth you wish them back in, but its too late.  The damage is done.  You look around and see your family, friends, neighbors – your community, meanwhile desperately hoping no one really heard you, especially the kids.

One Skill That Will Transform Your Flag Football Defense

Youth Flag Football | Flag Pull

There is one skill that all flag football players need above all else when it comes to defense:  flag pulling.

Flag pulling is perhaps the most important skill in flag football, and when coached correctly, it can be truly transformational to your team’s flag football defense

Keep Your Players Safe From Concussion

Heads Up: Concussion In Youth Sports

Concussions are a form of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and are a big concern in youth sports.  According to their website the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) reports that children are more likely to get a traumatic brain injury, including concussion, and take longer to recover than adults.   

Youth Flag Football & Hydration

Youth Flag Football Equipment | Hydration Bottles

This is a guest post by Eddie D. Shackleford

Youth flag football is a very good sport for young kids today.  It is very inexpensive to play, requiring only the most basic of sports equipment.  It is also a productive, positive and healthy diversion for our youth.

There are, however safety precautions to be taken while playing this sport.  First and perhaps foremost is to keep the child hydrated at all times.

Thoughts About Youth Sports

Coaching Youth Sports

[This is a guest post by freelance writer Teresa Kent]

For the average human being sports play a very vital role.  It helps them maintain a good physical and mental ability.  From the moment a human being is born they tend to learn a lot.  When the years pass they learn about sports through several different methods.  The youth of a country is considered as the future.  These youths are compatible with certain talents that are hidden until they realize it at a certain age.

Top 10 Foods for Athlete Nutrition

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[This is a guest post by Marcus James a sports & fitness writer]

It’s no secret that nutritional demands of athlete are far different than that of a regular person.  To stay on top of your game, an athlete needs to keep his fitness and body in top shape.  Due to the amount of physical effort that an athlete puts in, he needs high nutritional value food to replenish his body.

Learn How To Protect Your Child From Injuries Related To Playing Sports.

Youth Flag Football | Catch

[This is a guest post by Bryon Blandin of MamboSports.com]

Injuries may be part of the game when you are playing youth sports, but that does not mean that you have to accept them as an inevitability for your child. Whether your child chooses to join a volleyball club, youth football or basketball team, or be part of your local soccer club, sprains, bruises, and scrapes are always a threat, but there are ways to reduce these risks. By taking the following precautions, you can allow your child to participate fully, and stay active in team youth sports, while you worry less about potential injuries.