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Quarterback Communication Before The Ball Is Snapped

Blue 42, Blue 42 set hut! A quarterback can often hear this number and color cadence during a football game. What do the numbers mean? Let’s break it down. Why Do Quarterbacks Yell Numbers Before The Ball Is Snapped? The quarterback can often be heard yelling numbers before the ball is snapped. These numbers and …

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Why Do Football Coaches Wear Headsets? Learn Why

Football coaches can often be seen on the sidelines wearing either one earpiece or a full two-earpiece headset. Who are these coaches talking to, and why are they wearing the headset? Football coaches wear headsets to talk to other coaches in a higher position, such as a booth or in the stands. These coaches relay …

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What “Kill Kill” Means In Football (Quarterback Cadence)

The term “Kill Kill’, is often said by quarterbacks when they’re calling out their cadence. There’s a reason why quarterbacks yell “kill kill.” Quarterbacks yell “kill kill” before the play to signal to the rest of the offense that the first play they called is inactive and that the second play is active. This article …

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Why Does The Quarterback Call Out The Mike Linebacker In Football?

During games, often before the play even starts, we’ll often hear the quarterback yell, “53 is the Mike”. Identifying the Mike linebacker is essential in football. Why does the quarterback call out the Mike on defense and the Mike linebacker? The Mike linebacker is the middle linebacker on the defense. The quarterback or center makes …

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Football Weight Room Management – Which One Is Best For Your Football Program?

High school, college, and professional football teams are built in the off-season. To maintain proper health and lower the risk of injury, teams must consistently weight train. That’s why digital football weight room management software is a necessity. Strength coaches are often overwhelmed with stacks of papers and manually checking player improvements by hand. Weight …

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Should Kids Play Multiple Sports? Learn Why

Lately, this question has been frequently asked by both parents and kids. We’re going to highlight our research by speaking with professional athletes and coaches. It’s ensuring you or your child has fun in the sports setting they’re most comfortable in. Should kids play multiple sports? Young athletes should play multiple sports for multiple reasons, …

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Difference Between Play Action, RPO & Read Option

As we wrote about here, the RPO game has secluded its place in the spread offense as a way to manipulate defensive schemes. However, we commonly hear announcers, and sometimes our friends mix up the difference between a Play action pass, RPO, and read option. Let’s learn the difference between the 3. In short, play-action …

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How To Build Mental Toughness In Football

At vIQtory Sports, we focus on the mental aspect of football, including building mental toughness in football. Our focuses include prepping youth players with fundamentals (rules, gameplay, and positional responsibilities) to a much deeper look into the game (Understanding Complex Football Jargon, Learning Defensive Pass Rush Moves, Understanding The Basics Of Cover 3, Cover 4 …

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