Spring practice is the perfect time for tackling drills because you can implement new techniques and skills in a controlled teaching environment that reduces the risk of injuries on your players' part.
Football is a highly strategic and skill-filled sport. What if coaches had access to even more data, insights, and information in order to make better decisions? Coaches can improve their team's performance by combining the precision and insight of machine learning algorithms with their expertise.
The numbers are startling. Participation in youth football has dropped dramatically since 2010 and it's no secret why this is happening: safety concerns have led many parents to worry about their children getting injured. At Atavus, we understand that safety is a significant concern and we it's our mission to improve player safety and tackling education through our various programs, tools, and services.
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.
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.
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.
With safety being the largest concern in Football, Atavus looks to help address some of the areas of concern through our safe tackling programs.
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.
Atavus' ITA's are a comprehensive analysis of performance, safety, and execution of the technical elements involved in tackling.
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.
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.