I LOVE the idea of Rookie Tackle Football

I find the description of  a new version of youth tackle football – Rookie Tackle – outlined in a recent Washington Post article very encouraging.  This version sponsored by USA Football provides a developmental path to full 11-on-11 tackle football on a 100-yard field that is similar to the path for youth baseball (i.e. T-ballContinue reading “I LOVE the idea of Rookie Tackle Football”

Are Youth Football Groups Doing Enough to Protect Kids From Injury? – InsideSources

Interesting piece from Thayne Munce about youth football. http://www.insidesources.com/youth-football-groups-enough-protect-kids-injury/  He asserts that youth football is doing enough when it comes to safety.  He cites the NFL’s Heads Up program as evidence.  I think he’s 1/3 right.  When it comes to making football safer; there arre three areas of focus: Training of players & coaches inContinue reading “Are Youth Football Groups Doing Enough to Protect Kids From Injury? – InsideSources”