NFL’s “Use of Helmet” Rule Details

NFL’s “Use of Helmet” Rule Details

Have you ever wondered how the NFL comes up with the rules they use? The rules of professional football are written by the NFL Competition Committee. This committee takes input from coaches, current and former players, managers, the media, medical personnel, and team...
Innovation in Football Helmets – Where Is the Technology Headed?

Innovation in Football Helmets – Where Is the Technology Headed?

Playing football at any level involves a lot of impact. Nearly every player on the field will experience multiple collisions on every play. This is a fact of the game, and it is unavoidable. That’s why all football players wear protective gear at all times....
How to Properly Clean Your Football Helmet

How to Properly Clean Your Football Helmet

Football is a messy game. Even if the game is played on artificial turf were grass and mud are not an issue, there is no way to avoid the sweat. If you don’t keep it clean, it won’t be long before a football helmet smells like a pair of sweaty gym socks....
How to Know If Your Child Has a Talent for Football

How to Know If Your Child Has a Talent for Football

Playing football and other sports can be a great experience for children. However, allowing children to play before they are ready can actually be harmful. Do you think your child could have a talent for football? Here are four signs to look for: 1. He/she Wants to...

Football Tackling Techniques – the 6 Key Steps

If you want to play good defense, learning to tackle well is essential. Even if you only play offense, learning to tackle properly can make all the difference after an interception or a fumble. If you watch professional football, you will see a lot of incredible hits,...

Football Helmet Reconditioning 101

Football helmets take a lot of abuse over the course of a season.  Between practice, games and being thrown in lockers and gym bags in between, helmets can get scratched and scuffed.  Furthermore, the air bladder, pads and hardware can become damaged and...