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Fun Football Summer Workouts – Tabata – High Intensity Interval Training

Last week I started football Summer workouts for my son and a few of my youth football players (9-11 years old) from the last 3 seasons.  I wrote last year about Tabata workouts which are High Intensity Interval Training sessions ( H.I.I.T. ) and Plyometric  (jump training) exercises.  This year I have combined the two…

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Why Bear Bryant might not have liked Pop Warners new concussion rules – CSMonitor.com

I know that I have tried to limit hitting drills within our practices. I tell our players to save it up for the games. In recent years, the National Football League has taken a strong stand against head-on-head hits in games, significantly ramping up punishments for offenders. Pop Warner has similar rules on the books….

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Burst Speed Football Camp

For the last several years, I have been playing with the  idea of developing a Burst Speed Football Camp for summer off-season conditioning camp.  A few weeks ago I bought a great book Progressive Plyometrics for Kids by Chu, Faigenbaum and Falkel that gave me some good ideas. Here’s a draft agenda for the Burst Speed Football…