Teaching

Learn about coaching with Heads Up Tackling℠ techniques.

Heads up Tackling℠

Fundamentals

  • 1

    Breakdown

    Position

    The foundation starting point for all movements and drills

  • 2

    BUZZING

    the Feet

    Technique for coming to balance and regaining breakdown position prior to contact.

  • 3

    Hit

    Position

    Correct body posture at moment of impact for safer tackling. Head and eyes are up, using the front of shoulder as point of contact.

  • 4
    The

    Shoot

    The opening of the hips to generate power and create an ascending tackle.

  • 5

    RIP

    Position

    With head to the side and away from contact, throw double uppercuts and ‘grab cloth’ on the back of jersey to secure the tackle.

concussion awareness and Proper equipment fitting

Learn about concussions and equipment fitting to advance players' health and safety.

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