The High School Blocking and Defeating Blocks, Shoulder Tackling & Equipment Fitting course from USA Football, encompasses student-athlete health protocols and comprehensive skill development.
Teaching the proper fundamentals of blocking and shoulder tackling is essential to making football better and safer.
USA Football's Shoulder Tackling, Blocking and Defeating Blocks progressions, featuring football experts Scott Peters and Rocky Seto, deliver consistent terminology and a series of drills to teach high school players to play with their head and eyes up and reduce helmet contact.
This course covers:
- Shoulder Tackling Drills
o Fundamentals, Leverage, Form Tackling, Thigh and Drive and Thigh and Roll
- Blocking and Defeating Blocks Drills
o Including instruction on the Bridge, Pillar and Buckle fits.
- Proper Equipment Fitting
This Blocking and Defeating Blocks, Shoulder Tackling & Equipment Fitting course is 1 of 4 courses required to earn your Heads Up Football Middle & High School Football Coach certification. In addition to this course, you will complete additional training and education in areas of athlete health and wellness by completing the following NFHS Learning Center safety courses:
1) Heat Illness Prevention
2) Concussion in Sports
3) Sudden Cardiac Arrest
For More Information:
To learn more about middle and high school football education resources, please visit footballdevelopment.com.
You can also build your high school program by supporting youth leagues and your future players growth through USA Football’s Football Development Model, please visit usafootball.com/fdm.
Course comes with
1. Introduction1 Sections
- Getting Started
2. Equipment Fitting2 Sections
- Helmet Fitting
- Shoulder Pad Fitting
3. Shoulder Tackling3 Sections
- Shoulder Tackle Fundamentals
- Shoulder Tackle Principles
4. Blocking and Defeating Blocks1 Sections
- Blocking and Defeating Blocks
5. Course Close1 Sections
- Final Remarks
This Course Includes
- Approved for 3 Clock Hours
- Certificate of Completion
- Additional Resources
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