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Rich Hargitt - Power/Counter (Gap Scheme) RPOs


In Power/Counter (Gap Scheme) RPOs, Coach Rich Hargitt, an innovator of RPO (Run Pass Option) football, and current Head Coach at Emmett High School in Boise, Idaho, discusses how to use both the power and counter running game in the RPO.

Coach Hargitt covers blocking schemes, how to use motion, and multiple formations within these run plays.

Additionally, Coach Hargitt reviews how to manipulate defensive lines to open up running lanes for your backs.

Finally, Coach Hargitt uses film cut-ups to go into further detail on the schemes.

Topics covered include:

  • Power Run Game in the RPO
  • Counter Run Game in the RPO
  • Blocking Schemes
  • Using Motion in the Run Game
  • Linemen Footwork
  • Power/Counter Formations
  • Identifying Running Lanes
  • Manipulating Defensive Fronts
  • Film Cut-Ups
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