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February 15, 2019

Focus on special teams: new conditioning moves to add to their workouts

{Sponsored} A coach must teach players to not only enjoy and excel at a sport, but also how to avoid injury while playing. Football players in particular are prone to a variety of injury types. During the offseason is an excellent time to work with y...


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February 13, 2019

Play clock, instant replay among NFHS rule changes for football

From the NFHS To establish a more consistent time period between downs in high school football, the play clock will start at 40 seconds instead of 25 seconds in many cases beginning with the 2019 season. This change was one of seven rules revis...


February 13, 2019

Reducing Time, Money and Stress for Turnkey Athletic Construction Projects

{Sponsored} When the Mexico Academy & Central School District (MACS) in northern New York launched the initiative to construct a new athletic stadium, they knew they’d face some unique hurdles. The timeline of this project was critical, espe...


February 7, 2019

A.D.ministration: Alleviating concerns over football safety

Concerns over safety and concussions may contribute to the decline in football participation. The issue of concussions and their long-range effects cannot or should not be easily dismissed. It’s an important topic for parents and athletes, and it...


February 4, 2019

More than 90% of Super Bowl LIII players were multisport athletes

More than 90 percent of the 106 players taking part in Super Bowl LIII between the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams were multisport athletes in high school, according to Tracking Football. [caption id="attachment_27424" align="alignright"...


January 21, 2019

Tennessee high school hires Trent Dilfer to coach football

Super Bowl winning quarterback Trent Dilfer will coach high school football next season, announcing last week that he's taking over the program at Lipscomb Academy in Tennessee. [caption id="attachment_27422" align="alignright" width="175"] Trent ...


January 18, 2019

Postseason R&R: Get ready for the preseason

{Sponsored} Before spring football starts, now is the perfect time to rest and recover after the season. It’s important to take care of everything from injuries to stress, and to work on things that fell by the wayside during the busyness of the se...


January 18, 2019

Classroom-based training for your team

{Sponsored} The offseason is the ideal time to do some classroom-based teaching and discussion-leading with your team to be sure you’re on the same page about everything from injuries and concussions to expectations and more. Besides just restin...


January 10, 2019

Dabo Swinney named 2018 Paul ‘Bear’ Bryant Coach of the Year

Coach Dabo Swinney took home the title of the college football Coach of the Year at the American Heart Association's 33rd annual Paul "Bear" Bryant Awards on Wednesday. Swinney is the first coach in the Bryant Awards history to win the award three t...


January 7, 2019

USA Football announces new ‘Advanced Tackling System’

From USA Football USA Football announced today the launch of its Advanced Tackling System. Developed in conjunction with international, multisport tackling expert Richie Gray, coaches implementing its innovative techniques may teach, break down an...