June 7, 2016

Florida limits live contact during HS football practices

Florida's athletic association announced Monday new limits on how much contact high school football teams can have during their practices. According to a statement from the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA), live contact will be lim...

May 26, 2016

NFL QB persuades hometown to drop youth tackle football

NFL quarterback Shaun Hill has convinced his hometown to drop tackle football within its youth program, an effort to shield kids from serious head injuries. [caption id="attachment_15965" align="alignright" width="260"] NFL quarterback Shaun Hill,...

March 1, 2016

Ivy League votes to eliminate tackling at football practices

Ivy League schools voted last week to eliminate tackling from football practices during the regular season, a significant step in the fight against sports injuries. The new approach is one already embraced by Dartmouth, where the team uses a mob...

November 3, 2015

Shadowman, St. Louis Rams provide grants to high schools

[caption id="attachment_14466" align="alignright" width="300"] In addition to the grant, winning schools received a Shadowman tackling system.[/caption] As part of the St. Louis Rams and NFL’s commitment to enhance sports safety, during the 2015 h...

June 16, 2010

Football: Dynamic drills to improve your team’s tackling

In the last few years, we have incorporated these tackling-technique drills into our practices twice a week, every week. These drills stress the fundamentals of tackling, which help develop better tacklers and, ultimately, gives your defenders confid...