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December 6, 2021
Inside the Program Assessment

o know if and how a team is progressing, we must baseline a team's performance. The program assessment offers a snapshot of a team's performance, strengths, weaknesses and then prescribes a path to measurable improvement.

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November 22, 2021
Tackling. Elevated

Atavus exists to develop the confidence of athletes so that they become better tacklers and safer tacklers. Our goal is to empower coaches with a streamlined approach to teaching and evaluating tackling performance and safety. 

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March 26, 2021
Inside Atavus: Terrence Wheatley

We take a inside look at our VP of Partnerships, Terrence Wheatley, and his journey through professional football and into Atavus.

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March 10, 2021
Inside Atavus: Kerry Carter

We take a inside look at our Chief Operating Officer, Kerry Carter, and his journey through professional football and into Atavus.

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December 17, 2020
Validating Tackle Mechanics in American Football: Improving Safety & Performance

Abstract: Research has helped to understand the risks of injuries of tackling in American football and rugby; however, approaches to teaching and analysis are not well-documented. Shoulder-led tackling has been proposed as a safer approach to tackling even though data on the effectiveness of safety and defensive performance is limited. Additionally, some have argued that […]

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September 29, 2020
The Only Rule Is It Has to Work

Coaches of all levels speak on their experience with Atavus Football. Atavus Team, Sep. 29, 2020 At the heart of Atavus Football is customer satisfaction. Anyone who has worked with Atavus Football over the years can tell you at least one thing, “It works.” Atavus provides teams, coaches, and athletes with the techniques, drills, and […]

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September 14, 2020
Atavus & Coach Stone Football Team Up With Gridiron Australia To Create Coaching Accreditation Program

Gridiron Australia Coaches to Become Atavus Tackling Certified As Part of Coaching Accreditation Program Developed by Coach Stone Football. Atavus Team, Sep. 14, 2020 Atavus, the world’s leading authority on tackling technique, player performance analysis, and coaching consultation, announced today that it has formed a partnership with Coach Stone Football & Gridiron Australia, the governing […]

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May 20, 2020
Yards After Contact: Tackling’s Hidden Secret

Yards after contact are typically considered an offensive stat, but at Atavus we believe they are critical to understanding defensive performance. Adam Minthorne, Feb. 27th 2019 Highlights: Defensive players and coaches will tell you that if you can’t tackle then you will spend more time on the sideline than you will on a field. Even […]

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