Football is a physical game. Proper tackling skills and technique can help minimize the risk associated with the sport.
The NFHS has developed this free course, Football Tackling, with support from national football experts, including high school football coaches and administrators.
The videos and other resources in this course will help you teach, evaluate and program tackling for your team. You will be introduced to common types of tackles, the fundamentals that help create a more effective and safer tackle, and the basics of equipment fitting. You will discover methods for programming and managing the learning process and important issues of contact load will be addressed, including intensity and impact during drills.
Course comes with
1. Introduction1 Sections
- Course Introduction
2. Tackling Framework2 Sections
- The 5 Fights
- Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
3. Managing Contact2 Sections
- Managing Contact
- Contact & Non-Contact Exercises
4. Drills4 Sections
- Teaching Drills
- Tracking Drills
- Bag Drills
- Small Space, Big Fight Drills
5. Equipment Fitting1 Sections
- Equipment Fitting
6. Conclusion1 Sections
This Course Includes
- Approved for 1 Clock Hour
- Certificate of Completion
- Additional Resources
NFHS National Coaching Credentials
The NFHS Learning Center offers a 3-level national coaching credential that helps you gain knowledge you can use to provide a fun, educational, and a safer environment for your students.
This national credential was developed for individuals who are currently coaching or aspire to coach at the interscholastic level. The goal is to enhance the ability of the coach to better serve students, the school, the community, and the profession of coaching.
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