ONLINE COACHING RESOURCES TO TEACH BETTER TACKLING
Our Digital Tackling Academy puts the Atavus Tackle System at your fingertips, enabling your team to play more effective and safer football.

Now, coaches can get access to select videos, drills, and core concepts with either Atavus Starter or Atavus Edge, the new solutions for individual coaches who want to bring shoulder-led tacking technique to their teams.
WIN MORE
Play better defense by reducing missed tackles and limiting yards-after-contact.
INCREASE PLAYER SAFETY
Reduce the likelihood of injury by removing the head from tackling; keep your players on the field.
DEVELOP EFFECTIVE TACKLERS
Teach effective tackling with easy-to-implement, time-saving techniques and tools.
SIMPLIFY IMPLEMENTATION
Access coaching resources that help bring shoulder-led tackling technique onto the field.
Atavus Edge provides coaches with the basics of the Atavus Tackle System, an approach built around shoulder-led technique that is both fundamentally sound and safer. The goal is to control movement, make effective contact, and to maximize power while reducing unnecessary head contact.
INCLUDES:

A short video series explaining the core concepts behind Atavus’ shoulder-led tackling technique

Thirty videos on fundamental, decision-making, and game-based drills

Drill sheets for every drill video to help you bring your learning to the practice field

Access to Tackle Talks, Atavus’ regular webinar series

Newsletter with tips from the best football coaches

Subscribe now using COACHESCHOICE and pay just $49 for your first year. Access a drill video library, practice plans, and get certified.
WITH ATAVUS EDGE YOU WILL

Increase player safety
Reduce the likelihood of injury by removing the head from tackling; keep your players on the field.

Gain an edge
Be more competitive by teaching a high-performance technique that also increases safety.

Simplify implementation
Access coaching resources that help bring shoulder-led tackling technique onto the field.

Get certified
Add tackling to your coaching credentials with an option to become Atavus certified.

Improve performance
See better defensive results by using a proven technique focused on skill acquisition and retention.

Inspire confidence
Run more efficient practices using drills and technique that build confident tacklers.

Develop effective tacklers
Teach effective tackling with easy-to-implement, time-saving techniques and tools.

Win more
Play better defense by reducing missed tackles and limiting yards-after-contact.
Atavus Starter provides coaches with a drill video library and related drill sheets, equipping you with enough technique and practice planning to teach the basics of shoulder-led tackling—all at no cost.
INCLUDES:

A video introduction to Atavus shoulder-led tackling technique

Six videos on fundamental, decision-making, and game-based drills

Drill sheets for the drill videos to help you bring your learning to the practice field

Newsletter with tips from the best football coaches
“ATAVUS GIVES KIDS CONFIDENCE. WE ARE NOT THE BIGGEST OR STRONGEST, BUT THE TECHNIQUE MAKES US MORE EFFICIENT AND MORE SAFE.”
– Mike Lengel, Head Coach, Lakeside High School (Seattle, WA)
WHY ATAVUS
Atavus' technique is used by top programs at every level of the game. Our shoulder- led technique, game film analysis, and reporting has helped top college programs improve, and in Texas every high school and middle school coach is mandated to complete tackling certification through Atavus. We have an obsessive desire to help improve results on and off the field. We developed these online resources to provide coaches like you with the tools they need train athletes to play a more effective and safer game of football.
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