While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Football books.
- Football For Dummies (2019)
- Football: Football Made Easy: Beginner and Expert Strategies For Becoming A Better Football Player (American Football Coaching Playing Training Tactic) (2017)
- How to Read a Football Defense: Understanding Alignments and Assignments for a Football Defense (2016)
- Football Hackers: The Science and Art of a Data Revolution (2019)
- The Essential Smart Football (2012)
- Defensive Coordinator’s Football Handbook (2015)
- The Offensive Coordinators Football Handbook (2019)
- Football: Great Records, Weird Happenings, Odd Facts, Amazing Moments & Other Cool Stuff (2015)
- Football: Learn to Play Football: The Ultimate Guide to Understand Football Rules, Football Positions, Football Statistics and Watch a Football Game Like a Pro! (2015)
- Football Is For Girls: A Modern Chick’s Guide to Understanding the Game (2017)
Football For Dummies (2019)
New stadiums have been built, new stars have been born, and records have been broken since the last edition of Football For Dummies. This new edition is the fan’s ultimate, up-to-date guide to all things pigskin.
Football: Football Made Easy: Beginner and Expert Strategies For Becoming A Better Football Player (American Football Coaching Playing Training Tactic) (2017)
Do you wish there was something more you could do to help your team win?
How to Read a Football Defense: Understanding Alignments and Assignments for a Football Defense (2016)
Coach Renner has called plays for 30 years, 23 years as a head coach. He finished his 30-year coaching career with a consecutive game touchdown scoring streak of 141 games, a span of 13-years. During that time his offenses averaged 31.1 points per game and 6+ wins per season. These things were achieved at four different high schools in two different states. And, all four teams became winning playoff teams.
Football’s data revolution has only just begun. The arrival of advanced metrics and detailed analysis is already reshaping the modern game. We can now fully assess player performance, analyse the role of luck and measure what really leads to victory. There is no turning back.Now the race is on between football’s wealthiest clubs and a group of outsiders, nerds and rule-breakers, who are turning the game on its head with their staggering innovations.
The Essential Smart Football (2012)
The Essential Smart Football is an examination of football’s most important strategies and ideas, through the lens of the game’s best coaches, players, and schemes. Brilliantly written and eschewing unnecessary jargon and technicality, it makes a major contribution to our understanding of football to help all of us — coaches, players, and fans — appreciate the game we love all the more.
Defensive Coordinator’s Football Handbook is a complete guide for football coaches. The information contained in the book has been compiled by Leo Hand during 47 years of coaching championship teams at both the high school and collegiate levels. Numerous topics are covered that will enable any coach to successfully understand and defend modern offenses.
You have just been appointed offensive coordinator for your school. What now? It is extremely important for a potential offensive coordinator to clearly and specifically understand what his role will be as a team s offensive coordinator. The underlying basis of this statement is to help a coordinator, or would-be coordinator, be sure that he is fully aware of his role as that team s offensive coordinator, as designated by the head coach.
Jam-packed with cool trivia, history-making records, unforgettable moments, and wacky true tales of your favorite games, players and events, these stories from the gridiron will set fans abuzz.An engaging presentation for football’s toughest fans. Find out all about the culture of superstition and the crazy events that surround the game, about the hazing that’s an integral part of the sport, and about how a team’s captain gets his fellow players all fired up.
Football: Learn to Play Football: The Ultimate Guide to Understand Football Rules, Football Positions, Football Statistics and Watch a Football Game Like a Pro! (2015)
You’re about to discover how to How to become a pro at watching and playing football. From learning the rules as you go along to learning all of the positions, you’ll soon be playing football in no time. Watching football can be easy too. All you have to do is to know about the rules, commodities, and even the NFL leagues. All of this information can be found in this book.
Football has become America’s true national pastime, but without a basic understanding of the game, it can be difficult to watch and enjoy. Football Is For Girls is a book for women that explains the game from the ground up. The game, its players, its concepts and its strategies are clearly explained in an easily digestible format.
Best Football Books: The Ultimate Collection
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some football books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
Draw 50 Athletes: The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Wrestlers and Figure Skaters, Baseball and Football Players, and Many More...
Author(s): Lee J. Ames
ID: 2438754, Publisher: Watson-Guptill, Year: 8 May 2012, Size: 17 Mb, Format: epub
Year of the Rocket - John Candy, Wayne Gretzky, a Crooked Tycoon, and the Craziest Season in Football History
Author(s): Paul Woods
ID: 3210685, Publisher: Sutherland House Inc, Year: 2o21, Size: 616 Kb, Format: epub
Football Analytics with Python & R. Early Release
Author(s): Eric A. Eager; Richard A. Erickson
ID: 3326942, Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc., Year: 2023, Size: 3 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to The Wall Street Journal, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.