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Football Coaching Bible, The

Football Coaching Bible, 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.

    Table of Contents

    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

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