WHY SAFE CONTACT?
We are all aware of how positive the game of football can be for our youth. But
like any sport our kids play, it is incumbent on the organizers and
coaches to teach young athletes how to play the game safely. Football by it's nature
is a contact sport, however teaching sound fundamentals, along with progressions
through drills will reduce concussions and injuries as a whole. All coaches, right down
to the Atom level are required to be certified through Football Canada in Safe Contact.
WHAT IS SAFE CONTACT?
Safe Contact teaches safe tackling and blocking techniques
along with safety education and awareness. Every football player needs
to be able to perform the football fundamentals taught in Safe Contact,
regardless of what position they play on the field. We instill these fundamentals
to all of our athletes, and teach appropriate progressions in multiple