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WIAA Changes Rules On Player Contact

WIAA Changes Rules On Player Contact

July 9, 2014 No Comments

The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) has issued new football contact rules for use during the upcoming 2014 season. WIAA’s Board Of Control unanimously approved the new rules on June 26. WIAA Football Player On Player Contact There are five basic types of player on player contact: Drill Contact Air – Players should run unopposed ...

Oklahoma State Selects AstroTurf For New Training Facility

Oklahoma State Selects AstroTurf For New Training Facility

June 6, 2013 No Comments

The Oklahoma State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has selected AstroTurf to provide two state-of-the-art fields at its nearly-completed Sherman E. Smith Training Center on the campus in Stillwater, Okla. Installation of the artificial surfaces began May 24, 2013, with an anticipated completion date set for this summer. Ongoing progress of field construction at the ...

How To Plan Your Youth Football Practice

How To Plan Your Youth Football Practice

September 2, 2011 No Comments

Here’s an important FACT about coaching football. The single most important thing you can do is to have a well-thought out, structured practice plan every time you step on to the field. Poorly planned practices leave your players bored, waste your valuable field time, and make you look clueless. Here’s a proven formula for creating ...

How To Run An Effective Youth Football Practice

How To Run An Effective Youth Football Practice

August 11, 2011 No Comments

Set up for Success — There are many factors to consider when developing a program for youth football practice, including the age and ability level of the players, time constraints the team might face, and the coach’s personal philosophy and approach to football. Successful coaches agree that effective practices will cover offense, defense, and special ...

Pee-Wee Techniques For Rushing The Passer

Pee-Wee Techniques For Rushing The Passer

August 5, 2011 1 Comment

In football defense, linemen rush the passer when they want to push past the offensive block and take out the quarterback directly. Being able to execute the pass rush effectively will greatly improve your team’s defense. The bull rush, swim technique, and undercut technique provide varying options for successfully rushing the passer. Bull Rush Defensive ...

Freezing At Summer Practice

Freezing At Summer Practice

July 15, 2011 No Comments

Two-a-days are right around the corner, which means practice, practice, practice until your players are exhausted and getting fit for competition. Focusing on practicing RIGHT will mean the difference between taking full advantage of the short time you have and squandering that time in unorganized practice. Your players will practice and play tentatively until they ...

Russell Athletic, Boeing Give 787 Carbon Fiber New Life On Football Field

Russell Brands LLC and Boeing are working together to incorporate excess carbon fiber from 787 Dreamliner production in Russell...

SportsSignup Expands Services For Coaches, Administrators

SportsSignup, a national leader in online sports management solutions for sports organizations, announced the availability of its next generation...

Riddell To Launch SpeedFlex Helmet In September

Riddell has officially introduced the SpeedFlex, a new helmet that reduces impact force transfer to the athlete by selectively...

SMU Football Partners With Unequal Technologies For Athlete Protection

SMU Athletics has entered into a multi-year partnership with Unequal Technologies to outfit each SMU football helmet with the...