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Thursday, Nov 14, 2019 
A Kick Return System
Bernie Anderson, Head Coach
An overview of special teams philosophy, NMU’s kick return system, and off-season drills.
Man-to-Man Teaching Progression
Chadd Braine, Def. Coordinator
An overview of defensive back fundamentals with an emphasis on bump and cushion coverage.
Playing on the Offensive Line
Jeff Duvendeck, Off. Coordinator
Covers the characteristics and fundamentals demanded of NMU offensive lineman.
Coaching Running Backs
Eric Duchaj, RB Coach
An Overview of the basic techniques and drills used to develop running backs.
The NMU Outside Linebacker
Matt Bush, OLB Coach
An overview of outside linebacker play, including how to take on blocks, tackle and rush the passer.
NMU Defensive Line Play: A 5-Point Progression
Ethan Jeros, D Line Coach
Covers the five-point progression designed to stop the run and rush the passer.
The Words of a Champion Part I
Tom Wender, Linebackers Coach
MHSFCA Hall of Fame coach discusses building a successful program and how to change a losing attitude.
The Words of a Champion Part II
Tom Wender, Linebackers Coach
MHSFCA Hall of Fame coach discusses responsibility of the head coach and gives advice to young coaches.
Turning Adversity Into Opportunity
Bernie Anderson, Head Coach
Coach Anderson discusses how to turn adversity into opportunity, and the three questions that are the foundation of the NMU program.
Coaching Quarterbacks
Dan Mettlach, Quarterbacks Coach
An Overview of the basic techniques and drills used to develop quarterbacks.
Linebacker Drops in the Traditional 3-Deep Zone
Chadd Braine, Def. Coordinator
An overview of linebacker play in the 3-deep zone including adjustments to one-back sets and trips.
NMU Football Championship Manual: Part I
NMU Football Staff
Provides guidelines for success on and off the field. Covers Academics, Body Maintenance and Character/Attitude.
NMU Football Championship Manual: Part II
NMU Football Staff
Provides guidelines for success on and off the field. Covers Speed/Strength/Football Skills and Knowledge of the Game.
The Equipment Manager
John Tessaro, Equip. Manager
How the role of the equipment manager has changed, and how it impacts the team.
Coach/Athletic Trainer Relationship
Kris Rowe, ATC
Discusses the dynamics of the coach/athletic trainer relationship.
Kris Rowe, ATC
Discusses the importance of hydration and important strategies regarding proper hydration.
Updated: Feb 20, 2016, 8:20 PM ET

Out of Bounds:
Strength and Conditioning

Out of Bounds features internet resources "outside" of the Coaches Learning Network
that may be helpful and/or insightful for football coaches. Out of Bounds Strength
and Conditioning
 links feature videos, training manuals, and workout routines
by several outstanding strength and conditioning coaches.

Exercise Training Videos, Wesleyan University
Strength coach Drew Black has created an outstanding resource for coaches and athletes. It features over 100 videos with audio descriptions regarding barbells, dumbbells, cable and body weight exercises, stability and medicine ball training, conditioning, speed and agility, flexibility, form running, plyometrics, etc. This site also includes several nutritional information and training plans.

Strength Training Videos, Central College (Iowa) Strength and Conditioning
This resource features over 40 videos covering warm up, Olympic lifts, lower body work, upper body work, speed training, and lateral/change of direction drills. In addition to being an excellent video library, each video includes  written descriptions and key points.
- Quick Link: Central College Speed Training Videos
- Quick Link: Central College Strength Training Videos
- Quick Link: Central College NSCA Training Videos

Husker Power Performance Principles, www.huskerpower.com
This is a classic reference piece that has been one of our favorites for years. While many coaches are familiar with these principles, they are still worth reviewing. Regardless of your philosophy of how to coordinator a weight program, these 10 principles will make your athletes stronger.

Houston Texans Strength and Conditioning Program Players Manual, Dan Riley, Texans Strength and Conditioning Coach
One of two outstanding resources provided by coach Riley. This 68-page resource covers what Coach Riley calls the Fitness Profile for his players, which includes nutrition, conditioning, speed and quickness, skill development, flexibility, muscular fitness and rest.

UC Football Training Manual, University of Cincinnati Strength and Conditioning
An outstanding resource provided by the UC strength and conditioning staff. The football training manual has over 100 pages, dozens of photos, and covers topics such as Skill Development, Speed Development and Strength Power. It also includes workout cards and percentage charts.

12 Steps to the Perfect Clean (PDF) Allen Hedrick, M.A., C.S.C.S.*D, U.S. Air Force Academy
This in-depth overview of the clean includes correct foot position, hand position, grip, starting position, and each step of the lift. The article states that “selecting exercises based on training appropriate movement patterns rather than just muscle recruitment is critical when training to improve athletic performance.”

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