Now that the season is over, I can get back to some real writing.
Power is my favorite scheme in football. I am a huge fan of the standard play side down blocks, with a backside guard pull up to LB.
I am also a big fan of some variations a coach can use to help the run Power scheme in different ways.
This post will be the first in a series of some of the different ways I have taken Power and made slight tweaks to get a TON of mileage out of one play.
Today I will focus on your standard 2 back Power.
2 Back Power is what we install first, and requires a FB or H back to be the “kick out” guy.
The play side OL all block their inside gap (we can work doubles if the defensive front allows it).
Our FB is our kick out guy and is responsible for getting his head inside of the EMLOS.
Our back side guard will execute a “Skip pull” and work through the first open hole he sees play side to attack the play side inside LB.
The back side tackle executes a B gap hinge, stepping to secure B gap pressure, then working back to stop backside chase.
Here are a few examples of our standard 2 back power.