Falcons Hosting Heads Up Football Safety Clinic at Marist

Falcons Hosting Heads Up Football Safety Clinic at Marist

Jay Adams

Published August 1, 2013 at 3:05 PM

Former Atlanta Falcons linebacker and USA Football Master Trainer, Buddy Curry, will conduct a Heads Up Football Player Safety Coach clinic on Saturday, August 3 at Marist High School in Atlanta. Curry will instruct more than 40 Player Safety Coaches representing leagues from throughout the state of Georgia. This group will then teach Heads Up Football to their youth league coaches, players and parents.

Heads Up Football is a comprehensive approach to a better and safer game, encompassing USA Football’s accredited Level 1 Coach Certification Course; Heads Up Tackling techniques; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) concussion recognition and response protocols; and instruction on proper helmet and shoulder pad fitting.

After completing the workshop, Player Safety Coaches will oversee their leagues’ implementation of the highest national coaching standards for youth football. Player Safety Coaches also will monitor practices and games throughout the season.

When: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Helmet and shoulder pad fitting – 8:20 a.m.
Concussion awareness – 9 a.m.
Heads Up Tackling training – 11 a.m.
Heads Up Tackling drills – 1 p.m.
Where: Marist High School
3790 Ashford Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30319

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