Offensive Line, Tight Ends Coach
This is a Chalk Talk at it's best! Coach Charlie Goodyear of Huntingdon College draws the lines while discussing Offensive strategy of the Inside Zone. "The worst thing that can happen to the Inside Zone is the defense getting upfield and getting penetration." Coach discusses Frontside and Backside Combo Blocking, as well as, Full Zone strategy in this football video series. It's a strategy based on teamwork and timing...and it's a strategy that works!
This football video series starts with the basics of blocking the Inside zone. Beginning with the angle of the zone step and aiming point of the blocker, Coach Goodyear progresses to the details of the Frontside Combo Blocking strategy.
Tank? Tus? Gus? That's right. these are the call-outs for the Frontside Combos used by the Huntingdon offensive line. The blocking strategy call is determined by the Runningback's read and defensive coverage.
Coach offers more on the Frontside Combo Blocking strategy in this football video, including the offender's zone step angle of attack. But, a combo blocking strategy isn't always the way to go. Learn Coach's approach in training his offense to make the call.
On the Backside it's the Scoop, Slip, and Stick! A Backside Combo Blocking strategy successfully handles both the read Zone and Split Zone. The Backside Cut-Off is the key to this play.
Relying still on the Runningback's read of the first down lineman, Coach discusses Frontside and Backside combos against various forms of the "old school" defense.
The purpose of Zone Blocking is to pick-up anything outside of the run game - slants, angles, blitzes, twists. This segment discusses offensive zone blocking against the 4-1 and 4-2 defense.
These various combo strategies are successful against fronts out of the spread defense, including various forms of the 8 man front. Here Coach discusses blocking the 3-2 Okie defense .
Another form of the 8 man front, the 3-3 stack is successfully held by zone blocking. Again, it's important to train your offensive line to employ a front and backside combo blocking strategy. But, it's just as important to train your line to know when to make the full zone call.