Tackling

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This Tackle Could Win You Games This Season—And You're Probably Not Practicing It

A running back breaks free, galloping like a wild horse into open space. Just as they seem destined for the end zone, a defensive player makes a la...

Why Many Young Athletes Struggle to 'Play Physical'

In a recent piece, we outlined why roughhousing is one of the best activities for a child's developing brain and body, and how unfortunately, opportun...

The Simple Hack That Will Change Your Tackling Drills Forever

Tackling is a skill. Bringing down an unwilling opponent who's often moving at very high speeds takes technique and aggressive intent. Yet to prepa...

New Study Reveals the Best Area to Aim for When Making a Tackle

The safest place to target a ballcarrier when making a tackle? According to a new study from Trinity College Dublin, it's the lower trunk. Bioen...

USA Football Introduces 'Rookie Tackle' as a Logical Bridge Between Flag Football and 11-Man Tackle

The learning curve in tackle football can be quite steep. The rules can seem complex, the playbook can be dizzying and finding the right position c...