As we all know, proper tackling is a crucial part of the game of football. On this page is a collection of instructional videos, tips, and drills that will help you coach tackling to your players in a both effective and safe manner no matter what age or level of skill.
ALWAYS make sure the athletes head is UP while tackling
NEVER allow athletes to lead with their helmets, leading with helmets is extremely dangerous and can result in serious injury or death
Helmet to helmet contact should be discouraged at all times
Be mindful of athlete match ups during tackling drills (Size and skill)
Mouth guards should be securely in place AT ALL TIMES during tackling drills
Be aware of the fear of contact with young/first year players
Here is a print out of the HorseCollar Tackle that has been outlawed at the high school level.