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March 14, 2023
5 Things You Can Do To Immediately Improve Your Tackling

Your team's ability to tackle is one of the most critical factors in football. Here are five tips that can help you immediately improve your tackling.

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March 2, 2023
Why Do Coaches and Players Want More Data? A blog about the importance of analytics and data.

The importance of data analytics in football is becoming more and more important. They are affecting numerous aspects of the game including in-game decisions and play calling, player personnel choices, and more. And now, this is not only for the highest level of the game, we are seeing it begin to be implemented at all levels; pro, college, and high school.

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February 22, 2023
Tackling Is Hard; Here's How To Do It Safely: a blog around tackling safety, statistics, and more.

Tackling is a fundamental yet complex skill. It's a high-speed, high-impact collision that requires players to be in an optimal position and execute their technique flawlessly, which can take years to master.

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February 15, 2022
Utilizing Atavus Tackling to Reduce Targeting in College Football

Atavus analysis tracks head contact, head positioning, and spine alignment on every tackle attempted. We believe that identifying these incidents is the beginning. We support behavior change that can be enacted by coaches in order to address this issue at the source and reduce overall incidents of head contact in tackling, period.

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February 9, 2022
Combating the Decline In High School Sports Participation

With safety being the largest concern in Football, Atavus looks to help address some of the areas of concern through our safe tackling programs.

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February 2, 2022
Investing In Young Athletes

We talk a lot about football and tackling, but we are always supportive of brands that are using their platform to empower youth to pursue any sport. We believe in the power of sports.

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December 21, 2021
Individual Tackle Assessment

Atavus' ITA's are a comprehensive analysis of performance, safety, and execution of the technical elements involved in tackling.

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December 13, 2021
Tacklytics - Taking Tackling to the Next Level

Atavus' tackling analytics is not just about data. We look at every aspect of a play, from the pre-contact pursuit to the finishing elements of contact. We aggregate the data and look for impactful moments that offer actionable insights for coaches and athletes. The goal is to go beyond made vs. missed tackles and create a feedback mechanism that helps coaches communicate and athletes improve and develop tackling skills.

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COMPANY NEWS

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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August 19, 2019
Atavus Extends Commitment to Texas High School Football for Improved Player Safety

The University Interscholastic League and the Texas High School Coaches Association Sign Five-Year Extension with Atavus to Provide Mandatory Tackling Certification to Texas Coaches John Gallagher, Aug. 19th 2019 Seattle, WA – August 20, 2019 – Atavus, the leader in football coach education and tackling assessment, announced today that it has signed a contract extension […]

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August 8, 2019
Southern Methodist University Football Selects Atavus to Help Improve Tackling Performance and Safety

The Mustangs Bring Additional Focus to Tackling with Shoulder-led Technique, Analysis of Game and Practice Film, and Measurement of On-Field Performance Taylor Kempf, Aug. 8th 2019 Seattle, WA – August 8, 2019 – Atavus, the leader in football coach education and tackling assessment, announced that Southern Methodist University (SMU) football has selected Atavus to provide […]

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August 6, 2019
Central Texas Youth Football League Chooses Atavus to Provide Certification in Safer Tackling Technique

Youth Association Following the Lead of Texas High School Coaches Association and Requiring all Coaches be Certified in Atavus Shoulder-led Tackling by August 31, 2019 John Gallagher, Aug. 6th 2019 Seattle, WA — August 6, 2019 — Atavus, the leader in football coach education and tackling assessment, announced today that they have been chosen by […]

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July 22, 2019
Atavus and The California Youth Football Alliance Raise the Tackling Standard for Youth Football

Partnership with CAYFA Enables Youth Football Coaches to Access Leading Edge Tackling Education and Certification Across California John Gallagher, Jul. 22nd 2019 Atavus, the leader in football coach education and tackling assessment, and the California Youth Football Alliance (CAYFA) today announced a partnership to bring the Atavus Tackle System to youth football coaches in California […]

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July 20, 2019
Georgia Independent School Association Selects Atavus as Official and Exclusive Tackling Certification Provider

Association Helping Lead the Way Toward a Safer Game by Mandating All Football Coaches Successfully Certify on Atavus Tackling Techniques by August 1, 2020 John Gallagher, Jul. 30th 2019 Seattle, WA — July 30, 2019 — Atavus, the leader in football coach education and tackling assessment, announced today that they have been selected by the […]

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July 18, 2019
Atavus Kicks off Statewide Tackling Certification for Texas High School Coaches

Certification to begin in the first-of-its-kind statewide program presented by the Texas High School Coaches Association and the University Interscholastic League Atavus Team, Jul. 18th 2019 In a first-of-its-kind step towards increasing safety among high school football players, the University Interscholastic League (UIL), the Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) and Atavus are set to […]

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July 16, 2019
Introducing Atavus Edge

Atavus Edge launches, bringing techniques for more wins and increased player safety to coaches with easy online purchase John Gallagher, Jul. 16th 2019 When Atavus introduced our shoulder-led tackling technique three years ago, our goal was to help coaches prepare athletes to play a safer and more effective game of football. In the early days […]

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MEDIA CENTER

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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August 19, 2019
Atavus Extends Commitment to Texas High School Football for Improved Player Safety

The University Interscholastic League and the Texas High School Coaches Association Sign Five-Year Extension with Atavus to Provide Mandatory Tackling Certification to Texas Coaches John Gallagher, Aug. 19th 2019 Seattle, WA – August 20, 2019 – Atavus, the leader in football coach education and tackling assessment, announced today that it has signed a contract extension […]

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July 18, 2019
Atavus Kicks off Statewide Tackling Certification for Texas High School Coaches

Certification to begin in the first-of-its-kind statewide program presented by the Texas High School Coaches Association and the University Interscholastic League Atavus Team, Jul. 18th 2019 In a first-of-its-kind step towards increasing safety among high school football players, the University Interscholastic League (UIL), the Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) and Atavus are set to […]

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