TACKLING CLINICS

Each clinic is an intensive 2 day session focused on increasing each player's (1) safety (2) competence and (3) confidence in their respective tackling skills.  

The clinic will teach SAFE and FUNDAMENTALLY SOUND tackling in a structured, controlled environment.
BEGINNER TACKLING CLINIC
DAY 2 - Full pads
  • Fundamentals review
  • Reviewing head & back position
  • Tackling progession drills
  • Getting in position to make a tackle
  • Proper "fit"
  • Controlled tackling drills
DAY 2 - Full pads
  • Fundamentals review
  • Leverage and taking proper angles
  • Angle tackling
  • Open field tackling
  • Defeating blocks and tackling
  • Position-specific tackling
DAY 1 - Full pads
  • Proper tackling body position
  • Proper head position
  • Hip involvement & progression
  • Proper use of the arms & hands
  • Pre-tackle & post-tackle footwork
  • Controlled tackling drills
ADVANCED TACKLING CLINIC
DAY 1 - Full pads
  • Proper head & body position
  • Hip involvement & progression
  • Same foot/same shoulder concept
  • Understanding leverage
  • Proper eye discipline
  • Controlled tackling drills
AGES: 9-14
EXPERIENCE: 0-2 years
AGES: 11-14
EXPERIENCE: 2+ years

COST: $125
AGES: 9-14
TACKLE EXPERIENCE: Beginner 0-2 years, Advanced 2+ years
EQUIPMENT NEEDED: Helmet, shoulder pads, mouth guard, jersey, football pants (with leg pads), and cleats.
LOCATION: Highland Heritage Regional Park- West Fields (July 11-12 ** 6:00-8:00 PM)
                    Ponderosa High School (July 14-15 ** 6:00-8:00 PM)



If you have any questions, please contact either:

Lucas Thorp @ 303-669-7549

or 

Drew Millburn @ 303-868-5175