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Football Coaching Bible eBook, The

Football Coaching Bible eBook, The


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    The Football Coaching Bible features many of the game’s most successful coaches. Each shares the special insight, advice, and strategies they’ve used to field championship-winning teams season after season.

    The 27 chapter contributing coaches span six decades of the sport and reach into every corner of the United States. The impressive list of contributors:
    • Joe Paterno
    • Hayden Fry
    • Phil Fulmer
    • Dick Foster
    • Grant Teaff
    • Gene Stallings
    • Jim Tressel
    • R.C. Slocum
    • LaVell Edwards
    • Bobby Bowden
    • Jim Young
    • Frosty Westering
    • Mack Brown
    • Larry Kehres
    • Bill Snyder
    • Lou Holtz
    • Ken Sparks
    • Tom Osborne
    • Sonny Lubick
    • Mike Bellotti
    • Barry Alvarez
    • Fisher DeBerry
    • George Curry
    • Bo Schembechler
    • Joe Tiller
    • Frank Beamer
    They cover every aspect of the game: coaching principles, program building, player motivation, practice sessions, individual skills, team tactics, offensive and defensive play-calling, and performance evaluation.

    Developed by the American Football Coaches Association, this coaching guide establishes a new standard of excellence in the sport.


    Part I - Professional Duties and Opportunities
    Don Nehlen

    Chapter 1. Responsibilities of a Coach
    Grant Teaff

    Chapter 2. Inner Drive and Motivation
    Bo Schembechler with contributions from Rick Neuheisel and Jack Harbaugh

    Chapter 3. Professional Conduct
    Fisher DeBerry

    Chapter 4. Career Decision Making
    Jim Tressel

    Part II - Coaching Principles and Priorities
    Harold "Tubby" Raymond

    Chapter 5. Keeping it Small
    Joe Paterno

    Chapter 6. Staying True to You
    Bobby Bowden

    Chapter 7. Leading Your Team
    Tom Osborne

    Chapter 8. Pursuing Your Vision
    Lou Holtz

    Part III - Program Building and Management
    Bill Curry

    Chapter 9. Building and Sustaining a Division I Program
    Bill Snyder

    Chapter 10. Building and Sustaining a Divisional College Program
    Larry Kehres

    Chapter 11. Building and Sustaining a Junior College Program
    Dick Foster

    Chapter 12. Building and Sustaining a High School Program
    George Curry

    Chapter 13. Promoting Your Program
    Mack Brown

    Part IV - Innovative and Effective Practice Sessions
    Ron Schipper

    Chapter 14. Planning and Conducting Productive Practices
    Gene Stallings

    Chapter 15. Maximizing the Ability of Players
    Joe Tiller

    Chapter 16. Conditioning for High Performance
    Mike Bellotti

    Chapter 17. Adjusting for Weather, Injuries, and Opponents
    Hayden Fry

    Part V - Individual Skills and Team Tactics
    Dick Tomey

    Chapter 18. The Running Game
    Barry Alvarez

    Chapter 19. The Passing Game
    LaVell Edwards

    Chapter 20. Run Defense
    R.C. Slocum

    Chapter 21. Pass Defense
    Sonny Lubick

    Chapter 22. The Kicking Game
    Frank Beamer

    Part VI - Game-Winning Strategies
    Bill Mallory

    Chapter 23. Scouting the Opposition
    Phil Fulmer

    Chapter 24. Getting the Competitive Mental Edge
    Jim Young

    Chapter 25. Offensive Play Calling in Key Game Situations
    Frosty Westering

    Chapter 26. Defensive Play Calling in Key Game Situations

    Chapter 27. Evaluating Performance
    Ken Sparks