Improving the game of American Football. Safer, while preserving the physicality of the game.
Article by Ryann Vargas - NBC Bay Area
A South Bay high school football team is celebrating its first concussion-free season in years, and the coaching staff points to a new tackling method as the reason.
The Mountain View High School Spartans finished the 2015 varsity football season with no concussions.
Coach Shelley Smith says the team’s trainer logs all concussions — whether minor or major — and last year there were none to report.
"In the 16 years I've been coaching, that's only happened one time," said Smith, who has been head coach at Mountain View High for four years. He now also serves as the school's athletic director.
MISSOULA, Mont. - High school players and coaches were allowed to start preseason practices last Friday.
As another football season gets set to kick off next week, the awareness of player safety is once again in the spotlight.
According to a study by the Head Case company, 47 percent of sports concussions occur during high school football.
By Jacob Unruh - October 18, 2014
Heritage Hall coach Andy Bogert’s concerns about concussions have increased for years.
Last season was the breaking point when the Chargers suffered nine concussions throughout the season, severely hindering a team of less than 40 players who play in all three phases of the game.
Rocky Seto presented the Shoulder Tackling technique at his alma mater - Arcadia High School.
Head injuries are changing the game of football.
As researchers learn more about the long-term impacts of concussions and sub-concussive hits, the true dangers of playing football have come to light. Although several rule changes have been made over the last decade to make the game safer, concussions are still occurring at an alarming rate. A huge number of parents—including President Obama and Troy Aikman—have said they would not let their children play football as it exists today.
On the day after the Seattle Seahawks returned home from the Super Bowl last year, assistant head coach/defense Rocky Seto got back on a plane and headed to California.
Shoulder Tackling Clinic
NFL Coaches from the Seahawks, Rams, and Raiders, along with Seahawks Linebacker - Bobby Wagner put on a shoulder tackling clinic in Los Angeles.
Learn about the technique behind shoulder tackling, so you can being to implement this system today!
Read how other coaches have benefited from implementing the shoulder tackling technique within their teams.
“This tackling system is by far the best I have found anywhere. I started teaching it last year and, for the first time I could recall, we had ZERO concussions on defense.”