George Will on The Fading Pleasure of Football

I have written numerous times here that I believe tackle football is facing a crisis.  Parents are asking themselves whether their son should play football given the risks that are highlighted by the reports about chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, in the news.  I found George Will’s column in this weekend’s paper.  In the Dayton DailyContinue reading “George Will on The Fading Pleasure of Football”

90 Flag Football Coaches Trained!

Coaches – mostly 1st timers in the Flag Football Fanatics league – are saying that the latest round of Hustle & Attitude coaching clinics was Very Useful to them. Over the last two weeks, I’ve held two clinics in each of the Flag Football Fanatics locations:  Cincinnati, Columbus, and Dayton.  90 coaches attended!  According toContinue reading “90 Flag Football Coaches Trained!”

Another NFL Great Recommends Kids Don’t Play Tackle Football Before Junior High School

In this piece from the Orlando Sentinel, George Diaz quotes former Miami Dolphin great Larry Csonka as saying “Kids shouldn’t play tackle football until junior high…” and cites lack of qualified coaches and proper equipment as reasons.  The link includes a video of Nick Buoniconti’s son (Buoniconti is another Dolphin legend) talking about the strugglesContinue reading “Another NFL Great Recommends Kids Don’t Play Tackle Football Before Junior High School”