This is an introduction to the Gap-8 defense. This presentation iswritten with the youth coach and his players in mind, and is designedto cover the most important aspects of using the defense.This presentation will cover the following topics:1) Defensive line up against typical youth offenses.2) Defensive rules for lining up.3) Defensive responsibilities for runs and passes.4) Pass coverage rules.5) Position techniques.
Additionally, this presentationincludes a special section ondrills for coaches. These drills areintended to give the playerspractice at specific skills that canbe directly applied to using thedefense in game situations.Further sources of information onthe Gap-8 are accessible from theTable of Contents.
To jump directly to the drills section, clickhere.Otherwise, click anywhereon the screen to learn howthe Gap-8 defense operates.To jump to the table of contents, clickhere,or on any picture.