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Teaching a Safer Way to Tackle December 25, 2010

Filed under: Adolescence,Sports — billmacphee @ 9:32 pm
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I’m always satisfied when I see sports influencers seeking to help our kids love sports and learn skills in a way that insures greater safety and satisfaction. Eric Capacchione, a senior at South Torrance High School [my son’s football alma mater], is an avid and successful student of former professional football player, Bobby Hosea. Changing the climate within any sports system is difficult, but we’re seeing serious attention given to the dangers of head first tackling.

Teaching a Safer Way to Tackle – NYTimes.com.