*This series was first aired as a part of the 2018 Online Clinic*

Jake Gilbert, Head Coach Westfield High School, Westfield IN

The former Defensive Coordinator at Wabash College, Jake Gilbert has the Shamrocks rolling.  Since 2013 Westfield has had 2 trips to the state title game and a 2016 Indiana 5A State Championship. Coach Gilbert and his staff run a highly multiple defense, but their base is a 4-3. Join Coach as he introduces two new videos to an already 5 video series that we feature here at Chiefpigskin. You’ll see some of his favorite defensive concepts and keys to why he believes his defenses have been successful. One of our most comprehensive set of videos on our site.

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Jake Gilbert: Pursuit & Tackling

“To be a great defense you must be great tacklers. Tackling is a combination of attitude, effort, and technique.” So says Coach Gilbert as he demonstrates the Shamrock fundamentals through philosophy, drills, practice footage, and game footage. Individual tackling is emphasized as well as how to tackle as a team through their force, fill, secondary force, pride tackler, and corral techniques. Great for your defensive position coaches!

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Video Content Rating: Silver

45 minutes    $19.95

Jake Gilbert: Pressuring the Quarterback

Want to be a great defense? You gotta hit the quarterback. This video talks about multiple components to get pressure on the quarterback. “If you can take that guy out of the game, you don’t have to worry as much about the guys he’s throwing to.” says Gilbert.  He covers effective teaching concepts, quality practice, how to measure success, match ups, using personnel, setting the front, and more. Game footage helps back up this presentation of a splendid pressure package by Coach Gilbert.

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Video Content Rating: Silver

60 minutes $19.95