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February 16, 2024
Atavus Tacklytics High School Clients See Major Defensive Improvements in 2023

At Atavus, we have analyzed the performance data of the 2023 season from over 172 games through our Tacklytics system. The numbers confirm what coaches have already seen - a significant improvement in defense due to better fundamentals.

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May 10, 2023
Spring Football Edition: How to improve your tackling techniques during spring practice 

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.

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May 9, 2023
Atavus Becomes Official Tackle Analytics Provider of National Junior College Athletic Association

We are excited to announce our new partnership agreement with the National Junnior to become the Official Tackle Analytics Provider of NJCAA football.

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April 18, 2023
Unlocking the power of football analytics: combining coaching experience with machine learning algorithms

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.

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March 21, 2023
Atavus Educational Program Aimed to Improve Youth Football Safety: A blog around coaching and education of the sport.

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.

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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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COMPANY NEWS

May 9, 2023
Atavus Becomes Official Tackle Analytics Provider of National Junior College Athletic Association

We are excited to announce our new partnership agreement with the National Junnior to become the Official Tackle Analytics Provider of NJCAA football.

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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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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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MEDIA CENTER

May 9, 2023
Atavus Becomes Official Tackle Analytics Provider of National Junior College Athletic Association

We are excited to announce our new partnership agreement with the National Junnior to become the Official Tackle Analytics Provider of NJCAA football.

Read More
March 21, 2023
Atavus Educational Program Aimed to Improve Youth Football Safety: A blog around coaching and education of the sport.

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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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