Irish Football. 10.2.12

Game night notes. 1) Offensive line needs to block and keep defenders from getting into the backfield. Pick someone and drive them backwards. If you can’t do that, call a double team or start chop blocking. 2) Defensive line needs to get more penetration. Don’t just dive into the line and stay there. Get up […]

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Irish Football: Sept 24-Oct1

Practice last week brought about some changes. Once we realized we could actually practice 2x/week when we have 2 games (one on Saturday), we decided to up the intensity. The Wednesday game brought some headaches and some good points. We were down 13-0 when one of our LBers recovered a fumble and returned it to […]

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Training 9.25.12

Stretching/movements Squats Bar x 2×5 Add high box 135×5 185×5 225×5 275×5 315×5 355×3. Tbar rows 4×10 Standing abs 2xat least 25 Calf raises 135×10 Ghr crunches 3×8 Sled 8x30yds Only stopped on the last set of squats because the bar was positioned weirdly..  other than that, could have gone a lot heavier.

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Irish Football 9.20.12

We finally had a practice where people hit each other. Kids were going at it with some serious intensity. They were tackling low. They were dive bombing the O-line while on D. FINALLY. We ran through some hitting/tackling drills and then went to full line offense with about 6-7 players on D. Coach Mike was […]

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Irish Football 9.19.12

Game night. Going into this game I was really hoping that people would do what they were told and execute. Block, tackle low, and hit the hole hard. That’s pretty much all we’re asking as coaches. I’m not doing a full recap. We lost 28-0. Twenty. Eight. to. Zero. I’m extremely disappointed in the lack […]

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Irish Football Practice 9.18.2012

Well, it’d been raining pretty hard here for 2 days straight and the rec department said we couldn’t practice on our field. That being said, we were going to have to cancel practice unless we found a place to play. At the last minute, Coach Kelly D found a church that would allow us to […]

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Irish Football – 9.13&15.2012

We had a fan-freaking-tastic practice on Thursday. Our boys showed up and, after a little talk about paying attention combined with up/downs and bear crawls, the intensity level was the highest it’d ever been. I left practice thinking “Wow!”… And then came game day. There was absolutely NO FOCUS. All I ask the O-line to […]

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NRRC Irish Football – 9.11.2012

Irish: 1-1 on the season. How the heck do you motivate 7 and 8 year old kids? We asked our team to be at the field at 5:45 so that we could have some time for warmups. At 5:45 we had less than half our team at the field. The kids were jacked up and […]

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I What?

Irish! First game is in the books. We rocked some heads and ended up winning 32-6. First team D held our opponent to…maybe 10 yards? 1st D caused at least 3 turnovers – one of which was a “strip the qb of the ball and score”. That was the funniest thing I’d seen! As the […]

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9.5.12 – Bench

Warmup with bands Bar x a lot 95×10 135×10 185x3x5 Tricep Pushdowns with Light band 3×10 SS with Tates 3×10 Blast Strap Rows: 3×10 Kept the bench weight light and focused more on muscle contraction than just getting the weight up. Trying something new to get some muscles activated and stronger. Can’t have weak pecs […]

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