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Eric Kasperowicz: Adjusting the 4-3 Defense to Stop the Run

with Eric Kasperowicz,
Pine-Richland High School (PA) Head Coach;
2018 WPIAL 6A Champions (3rd title in 5 years);
2017 Pennsylvania Class 6A State Champs (16-0 record);
finalist for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Coach of the Year (2017)

The 4-3 defense is a fantastic option against teams that run the ball heavily because it can be flexible at the point of attack. You'll see how to make it hard for teams to pound the rock against your defense in this comprehensive video from Pine-Richland High School head coach, Eric Kasperowicz.

Coach Kasperowicz gives an overview of his defensive philosophy and why his version of the 4-3 press quarters defense is so tough against the run. He describes the ingredients necessary to build a run stopping defense, including alignments and individual responsibilities for each position.

Base Rules and Responsibilities

Kasperowicz diagrams the alignment and run responsibilities of each position in the 4-3. Stance, reads, and reactions for each position are covered. Additionally, Kasperowicz describes tags that change the alignment of each player to give the defense an advantage against a variety of formations and blocking schemes. He includes game footage of his defense that helps illustrate the 'how' and 'why' behind each rule in his system.

Adjustments and Automatic Calls

Kasperowicz brings everything together by diagramming how the defense adjusts to several personnel groups and formations. He also gives you some of the automatic calls that he uses against certain teams that are determined by the game plan. In all, you'll learn how to:

  • Adjust your defense while keeping run fits similar for all players./li>
  • Coach the field and boundary linebackers when they're taken out of the box against the run./li>
  • Use automatic calls to adjust the front based on the position of the running back.

This video from Coach Kasperowicz will help you learn how to maintain a balanced and structured defense that can adapt to defeat run-heavy teams. Improve your 4-3 today!

60 minutes. 2018.

DVD
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Eric Kasperowicz: Adjusting the 4-3 Defense to Stop the Pass

with Eric Kasperowicz,
Pine-Richland High School (PA) Head Coach;
2018 WPIAL 6A Champions (3rd title in 5 years);
2017 Pennsylvania Class 6A State Champs (16-0 record);
finalist for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Coach of the Year (2017)

Do you have a plan to adjust your 4-3 defense to a team that likes to pass the ball? In this video, Pine-Richland High School head coach Eric Kasperowicz shows how he utilizes press quarters coverage in his 4-3 system to ensure his defense doesn't get picked apart through the air.

Philosophy

Kasperowicz begins with an overview of press quarters coverage, including his belief of why it is effective against the pass. He also goes in-depth about which type of player he looks for at each position. As an added bonus, you'll get a detailed presentation on the technique of the press corner and what routes they should expect based on the split and type of release the receiver takes.

Position-by-Position

Coach Kasperowicz diagrams the alignment and pass responsibilities of each player that is involved in pass defense. Additionally, he describes how the linebackers and safeties match up against inside receivers, and how the corners match the outside receivers. You'll get examples of the responsibilities of each player using game footage. Kasperowicz shows:

  • The basic alignment and responsibilities for each defender that involved in pass coverage.
  • How to run cover 1 from the same look in order to confuse opponents.
  • Game footage examples of each position executing pattern reads and coverage responsibilities against a variety of offensive looks.
  • Scheme Adjustments

    The presentation concludes with Kasperowicz diagramming how coverage can be adjusted to defend 3x1 formations. He also shows several ways to double cover a receiver, as well as how to add a player into a run fit with common adjustments. You'll learn:

    • How to play press quarters against 3x1 by utilizing the backside safety.
    • Coach Kasperowicz's "stress" adjustment to 3x1 formations that frees up the backside safety.
    • Several ways to utilize the backside safety to overload the running game or take away a certain receiver.

    Coach Kasperowicz does an outstanding job presenting the press quarters coverage system. With this video, you will have your defense shutting down the opponent's passing game in no time!

    59 minutes. 2018.

DVD
Buy at Championship Productions

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Eric Kasperowicz 4-3 Defense 3-Pack
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with Eric Kasperowicz,
Pine-Richland High School (PA) Head Coach;
2018 WPIAL 6A Champions (3rd title in 5 years);
2017 Pennsylvania Class 6A State Champs (16-0 record);
finalist for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Coach of the Year (2017)

Eric Kasperowicz has a wealth of experience playing and coaching defensive football. As head coach of the Pine-Richland High School Rams, he won a Pennsylvania 6A state championship in his fourth season at the helm with a perfect 16-0 campaign.

In this video, you'll see Coach Kasperowicz present on the 4-3 defense and its ability to control and run and pass in today's version of the game that features many Run-Pass-Option looks on offense. He will give you ideas for adjustments that you can use to help your players quickly counter any offense.

Defensive Philosophy

Kasperowicz begins by giving an overview of the defensive philosophy that helped his team capture a state championship. He describes the simple, but aggressive approach that allows his defense to defend modern offenses without having to change personnel. Kasperowicz also describes several turnover drills that he uses with his team, and shows several examples of these skills in action during games.

Base Rules and Responsibilities

Kasperowicz diagrams the base rules and responsibilities for each position group. Responsibilities against the run and pass in the base defense are explained, as well as demonstrated with game film. You'll get:

  • The basic alignment and responsibilities for defensive linemen, including: stance, technique, and run fits.
  • Alignment rules, run fits, and basic pass coverage responsibilities for linebackers.
  • Basic alignment and rules for the press quarters coverage that Kasperowicz uses with his 4-3 defense.

Adjusting the 4-3 Defense

The presentation concludes with a whiteboard session focused on common adjustments to the base defense against various formations. Kasperowicz describes how he can teach his players to align to virtually any offensive formation in a sound manner by teaching them a few simple rules. He includes:

  • How to adjust the secondary to 3x1 formations with or without a tight end.
  • The importance of setting the "3 technique" to the field against spread attacks.
  • Simple rules for linebackers to help them get aligned against any formation.

Coach Kasperowicz does an outstanding job presenting the base rules of the 4-3 press quarters defense. The Pine-Richland 4-3 offers solutions to stopping the run game while defending RPOs and spread offenses. Coaches looking to transition from an odd front to an even front defense will find this video very useful.

54 minutes. 2018.



FD-05434B:

with Eric Kasperowicz,
Pine-Richland High School (PA) Head Coach;
2018 WPIAL 6A Champions (3rd title in 5 years);
2017 Pennsylvania Class 6A State Champs (16-0 record);
finalist for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Coach of the Year (2017)

The 4-3 defense is a fantastic option against teams that run the ball heavily because it can be flexible at the point of attack. You'll see how to make it hard for teams to pound the rock against your defense in this comprehensive video from Pine-Richland High School head coach, Eric Kasperowicz.

Coach Kasperowicz gives an overview of his defensive philosophy and why his version of the 4-3 press quarters defense is so tough against the run. He describes the ingredients necessary to build a run stopping defense, including alignments and individual responsibilities for each position.

Base Rules and Responsibilities

Kasperowicz diagrams the alignment and run responsibilities of each position in the 4-3. Stance, reads, and reactions for each position are covered. Additionally, Kasperowicz describes tags that change the alignment of each player to give the defense an advantage against a variety of formations and blocking sche

DVD
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Offensive Line Drills to Dominate the Line of Scrimmage

with Ed Warinner,
University of Michigan Offensive Line Coach;
former Ohio State University Offensive Coordinator and part of the Buckeyes' 2014 National Championship staff;
former University of Notre Dame Offensive Line Coach;
2x Footballscoop Offensive Line Coach of the Year;
With 25+ years of coaching experience, Warinner has also led successful offensive line units at Army, Air Force (led the nation in rushing), Kansas (second in the nation in scoring), and Illinois (led the Big Ten in rushing)

Put bluntly, you won't win many games without scoring touchdowns, and you won't score many touchdowns without good blocking. This video showcases 20 drills from Ed Warinner, one of the most experienced and accomplished offensive line coaches at any level of football, that will help your linemen block at a championship level. Coach Warinner includes essential coaching points that can make the difference between a key block and a busted play. You will also learn how to teach your players to power walk, combo block and set block like pros.

A unique quality of this video is that Warinner not only talks through drills and skills in front of a screen - he takes you inside a live spring practice session so you can see how he interacts with his players on the field!

Building Skills, Year Round

'Developing blocking skills' is the name of the game when it comes to the offensive line. With that in mind, you're going to need effective drill packages that simultaneously improve technique and conditioning levels. Thankfully, with the drills you learn from Coach Warinner, you'll be able to develop your linemen all year long.

You'll get the following drills:

  • Fit & Finish
  • Combo Fit
  • Square Pull
  • IZZO (Inside Zone)

In the drills, linemen will learn how to keep their hand tight on a defender, maintain a low pad level, and how to block with or without help.

On The Field

Warinner takes you on the field to get a first-hand look at his coaching style and tempo during spring practice. Fully mic'd up, you'll see and hear the practice as it unfolds:

  • Pass protection drills
  • Run fits
  • Goal line plays

This video is a terrific asset to any offensive coordinator or offensive line coach looking to dominate next season. Your players will enjoy Coach Warinner's drills, and your fans will appreciate the extra touchdowns thanks to your team's improved play on the offensive line!

61 minutes. 2018.

DVD
Buy at Championship Productions

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Offensive Line: Zone & Gap Schemes with Adjustments

with Ed Warinner,
University of Michigan Offensive Line Coach;
former Ohio State University Offensive Coordinator and part of the Buckeyes' 2014 National Championship staff;
former University of Notre Dame Offensive Line Coach;
2x Footballscoop Offensive Line Coach of the Year;
With 25+ years of coaching experience, Warinner has also led successful offensive line units at Army, Air Force (led the nation in rushing), Kansas (second in the nation in scoring), and Illinois (led the Big Ten in rushing)

This video clocks in at over two hours of instruction from one of the best football minds the Big Ten Conference has to offer! Ed Warinner, a National Championship-winning OL coach, gives you valuable information on modern zone blocking and gap blocking schemes.

Answering the Essential Questions

This video is like going to offense graduate school. The "chalk talk" is amazing because of how thorough Warinner is in describing what many fans would recognize as the most productive plays seen on TV most Saturdays. From this video, you'll get detailed instruction on the concepts and philosophies of:

  • Inside Zone
  • Outside Zone
  • Run-Pass Options
  • Counter-Gap Scheme
  • Power-Gap Scheme
  • And more!

Blocking Schemes

You will view a valuable seminar on the top blocking schemes used by the elite teams in college football. Coach Warinner spends time explaining the key game adjustments needed to keep the ball moving and outlines how to protect against:

  • Internal pressure (inside blitzes)
  • Front side and back side pressure
  • Seventh defender pressure
  • Force defenders in the secondary
  • Additionally, you'll get Warinner's keys and tips on evaluating linemen, including how to find your best center and how to coach up your pullers. He also covers his method for grading players in preseason scrimmages and on game day.

    Simply put, this is an invaluable video for any offensive coordinator or offensive line coach looking to become an expert in their field!

    "We don't specifically run a college-based offense at our high school, but this video has given me a ton of ideas of how we can adjust our own schemes and block the many defenses we see in a season. I really appreciate how thorough Coach Warinner explains these concepts and recommend it to any offensive or defensive coordinator coaching today. It would take hours of clinic talks to equal the information detailed in this video." - Customer Review

    127 minutes. 2018.

DVD
Buy at Championship Productions


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