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Winning the Mind Game: Mental Preparation and Confidence for Quarterbacks

A quarterback’s performance on the field is not only dependent on their physical abilities but also on their mental game. The pressure and expectations placed on quarterbacks can make mental preparation and confidence essential components of their success. In this article, we will explore the impact of a quarterback’s mental […]

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Creating a Winning Connection: Building Chemistry Between Quarterbacks and Receivers

In football, the relationship between a quarterback and their receivers is critical to the success of an offense. A strong rapport between these players can lead to big plays, high-scoring drives, and ultimately, victories. Conversely, miscommunication and a lack of chemistry can result in missed opportunities and costly turnovers. In […]

Quarterback Decision-Making: Understanding the Percentage Plays

In the fast-paced, high-stakes world of football, a quarterback’s ability to make quick and accurate decisions is critical to the success of the offense. This article will explore the three key areas a quarterback should assess before making a throw: high, low, and check-down game. Furthermore, we will discuss the […]


Commanding the Field: Body Language Tactics for Quarterbacks in Training

Aspiring young quarterbacks must pay close attention to their body language when making a lasting impression during practice and securing a spot on a football team. This non-verbal communication can reveal a player’s mindset, confidence, and overall potential to coaches and teammates. Here, we explore the importance of body language […]

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Developing Leadership Skills as a Quarterback

College and High School football is a highly competitive environment, and the ability to lead your team can be the difference between winning and losing games. As a quarterback, developing leadership skills is crucial to your success on the field and future career prospects. Here are some strategies for developing […]

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Mastering the Art of Throwing Accurately on the Run

Quarterbacking in football requires a great deal of skill and athleticism, particularly when it comes to throwing accurately on the run. As a quarterback, you need to be able to make quick decisions, read defenses, and execute throws under pressure. Throwing accurately on the run is a crucial skill that […]

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The Top 10 Leadership Qualities of a High School Quarterback

Playing quarterback at the high school level is a challenging and rewarding experience. Not only are quarterbacks responsible for directing the offense and making critical decisions on the gridiron, but they are also often seen as leaders both on and off the field. In this article, we will explore the […]

The Winning Combination: QBIQ, Proper Mechanics, and Character for Quarterbacks

As football programs focus on developing quarterbacks, it’s crucial to understand the significance of including mental training and proper quarterback mechanics as an integral part of the training regimen, alongside physical training. While quarterbacks need to work on their throwing ability and physical fitness, neglecting footwork, hand-offs, and pocket movement […]

Building Your QBIQ

Building Your QBIQ: The Ultimate Blueprint for High School Quarterback Success 

by Coach Ron Raymond (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition Building Your QBIQ is a comprehensive guide designed to help high school quarterbacks improve their football knowledge and skills. The book covers various topics, including football terminology and rules, offensive and defensive formations, situational football, leadership, mental toughness, quarterback mechanics, game situations and decision-making, offensive scheme […]