Every team and coach is trying to gain an edge over their opponents. Rob Everett, formerly the tight ends coach of the AAF’s Memphis Express and defensive coordinator at Bridgewater (Va.) College, joins host Keith Grabowski on today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast for “The Edge” series to share his philosophies and ideas to give your team that advantage. On today’s episode, Everett and Grabowski discuss evaluating your team’s tackling capabilities.
1:40 Understanding of the analytics of the tackle
5:40 Starting to evaluate the tackle
8:25 Yards after contact
14:55 Evaluating the primary tackles
17:05 Handling the Five Fights
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Your defense is only as good as each tackler. Equip your staff with a common language, a systematic teaching progression and evaluation tools to coach better tacklers.