What Does “B Team” Mean?

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What does “B Team” mean in youth sports? It can actually mean different things in different youth sports programs. When we talk about A and B teams, most youth sports programs attempt to divide teams by talent levels. Programs will evaluate the players they have and rank them based on talent level. For instance, let’s say…

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Learning How to Stay Low in Football


Learning how to stay low in football is the key to success in the line. “LOW MAN WINS!” Every football player has heard a coach say this. So why is that low man wins in football? It’s all about leverage. Players who can stay low will play with leverage. Leverage allows players to take advantage…

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Why Spend More Time on Offensive Line Skills?

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Are there specific offensive line skills our kids should be learning? Of course there are! So why do coaches not spend the time to teach offensive line skills? We have quarterbacks, running backs and receivers doing ball drills all year long. The traditional “skill” players are now very heavily involved in 7 on 7 leagues…

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Why is Hip Flexibility Important for Linemen?

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Hip flexibility is the number one thing we at Trench Training hear about from college coaches. How are their hips? Do they play with their pads out? Can they change direction? These are some of the most common questions college coaches are asking when they watch video of recruits. Size, strength and power all factor…

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