After watching injuries pile up while participation numbers dwindled at Lakeside School, head coach Mike Lengel changed the way his team tackles, quickly going from “here’s a new way to tackle” to “this is how we tackle.”
With safety at the forefront of people’s minds, the Georgia Independent School Association determined partnering with Atavus and requiring all football programs in the association to be Atavus certified by the start of the 2020 season was the best way to protect players throughout the state.
Rockwall’s partnership with Atavus has put his coaching staff on the same page, inspired his players and quelled any fears voiced by parents.
Justin Carrigan and the University of Texas-Permian Basin embraced the Atavus shoulder-led tackling system, and their results are speaking for themselves.
When Trent Dilfer and Lipscomb Academy committed to teaching shoulder-led tackling, they committed to re-inventing how the Mustangs play the game.
The UIL and the THSCA signed a five-year extension with Atavus to provide mandatory tackling certification to Texas coaches.
Atavus Edge helps improve the knowledge base of the coaches who use it, and benefits players on the field with a higher level of instruction.
The Atavus shoulder-led tackling system empowers coaches with modern tackling techniques designed to make players more effective and keep them safer.