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Strength and Conditioning​

 An increasing number of medical studies find what many have known all along: stronger players are injured less often and equally important: stronger neck and upper back muscles may lead to reduced risk of concussions. (e.g. Collins, et al 2014 and other studies mentioned in this well sourced article).

We provide the following exercises for your information using only ​Body Weight Resistance


The videos below are courtesy of​
USAFootball
THEY ARE FOR LIGHT WORKOUT INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. IT IS RECOMMENDED TO CONSULT WITH A CERTIFIED ATHLETIC TRAINER BEFORE EMBARKING ON ANY NUTRITIONAL OR PHYSICAL  COURSE OF TRAINING BEYOND BODY WEIGHT RESISTANCE

Neck Exercises
Low and Slow

Low resistance with Slow movements


How to step The Ladder


Core  -  Plank Front & Laterals


Core  -  Leg Bridge Double/Single


Quadraceps/Hamstrings

Leg Squats


Core/Cardio

Mountain Climbers


Legs - Broad Jump

* Combine Event *


Legs - Split Squat


Cardio

Jump Rope


SHOULDER TACKLING

Since 2014, FTF has been utilizing shoulder or rugby style tackling as developed by Seattle Seahawks assistant coach Rocky Seto. This type of tackling keeps the head and neck out of the play. View videos below of this tackling and at Coach Rocky’s ShoulderTackling.com

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