Jump to content

I want a Timer synced to board’ motor(s)


Coach Shawn

Recommended Posts

I wish there was a timer that would run your field motor for the specified time.  

And that you could easily change the time duration with the touch of a button or turn of a dial.

This would guarantee that time would fair to both players.

The timer also needs a switch that can override the timer and shutoff the motor.  This would enable the offense to stop the motor during a pass play when they need to.

  • Like 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Well for example, when we do a field goal we set up the offense and defense.  We then run the board for 1 second.  If any defender contacts the kicker in that time then the FG is blocked.  We use a timer and when it beeps we manually start the board, when the timer beeps again we stop the board.  The thing is one player starts and stops the board a split second slower or faster.  Reaction time to hearing the timer being different.   It seems like a minor difference but it often means a blocked kick or not.   
  So ideally when a FG is tried I should just hit the timer button labelled FG and it automatically turns the board on for exactly 1 second.   Thus the defense always gets their full second to blitz and the offense never gets stuck with the board running just a tad longer.

and that applies to many timed situations.  Kick offs, Passing, fumble recoveries, etc

  • Like 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Posting Guidelines

Please follow the Rules to ensure that the forums promote fun and productive conversations. We value the free flow of information. We can't offer that in what we believe to be an unsafe or illegal environment. See the section on "Selling Unlicensed Products and/or Services". Failure to comply with these rules may result in a ban from the forums. 

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Please review our Terms of Use.