[Podcast] The Edge Week 4 - Improving your tackling in-season

By Keith Grabowski | Posted 9/24/2019

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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Training Camp Series - Trends in Teaching Tackling with Vince DiGaetano

The Edge Week 4 - Handling the Bye Week

The Edge Week 3 – Self-Scout

The Edge Week 2 -Evaluating Players, Units, Team and Scheme Throughout the Season

The Edge: Week 1 Prepare to Adapt and Adjust

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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.