Since the 1980s, football teams have used the West Coast Offense to win championships. From Bill Walsh's San Francisco 49ers juggernaut, to Brigham Young University's record-smashing Cougars, to the 1997 Super Bowl Champion Green Bay Packers, this passing attack is a proven winner. Now you can learn the secrets of this system, no matter what level you coach.
This how-to book comes packed with 244 Xs and Os diagrams and explains the pro-style attack in simple and clear language. The authors, both former coaches on the BYU staff, explain how to tailor the system to suit your personnel, whether it's for ball control or big-play needs. They also include a mini-playbook that shows you how to attack various defensive coverages.
Football's West Coast Offense provides position-specific skill instruction that addresses:
- fundamentals of each offensive position,
- passing concepts,
- plays, and
- reading or attacking coverages.
The book explains each pass pattern and shows how to use each pattern against various coverages. And if you're on the other side of ball, the book shows what to expect and how to defend this high-octane attack.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. The West Coast Offense Passing System
Chapter 2. Pass Strategies
Chapter 3. Receiver Skills and Pass Routes
Chapter 4. Quarterback Skills and Throwing Targets
Chapter 5. Pass Protection
Chapter 6. Attacking Defensive Coverages
Chapter 7. Twenty Great Passing Plays
"This book is a complete and detailed explanation of a pro-style passing game: it covers not only philosophy, but also individual techniques for all levels of play."
New York Giants
"Coach Henderson and Coach Olson have done a marvelous job organizing and detailing the West Coast Offense. They really have taken a very complex passing attack and broken it down into a simple form. What a practical, useful book. Their efforts are to be commended."
Green Bay Packers