In December 2018 high school coaches decided to develop a position statement through the OSAA. This statement was an outline of how they would like youth football managed.
A few months prior to this statement being published I was President of Grant Youth Football and Coach. GYFB is part of Tualatin Valley Youth Football. Several High School Coaches came to our board meeting and outlined some of these changes. Some the coaches who attended were Bob Boyer from Beaverton HS, Kevin Bickler from Southridge HS, Steve Coury from Lake Oswego HS and Former Head Coach Craig Ruecker of Tigard HS.
The Oregon Athletic Association, Oregon Athletic Trainers Society, OSAA, Oregon Athletic Directors Association and Oregon Athletic Officials Association decided to develop new principles for youth football. These principles are what the above mentioned coaches requested in the board meeting of Tualatin Valley Youth Football.
Here are some of those principles:
President of PMFFC
Here is a copy of the "High School Consensus Youth Football Position Statement."
Flex Football™ is the pro-inspired 9v9 game format that utilizes the NFL’s practice philosophy of high-tempo, low-impact play. Flex provides superior football development and player progression in a non-tackle environment, allowing one to experience the thrill of football without all of the risks from repetitive impact. youth football
Flex is progression to tackle. It makes the players learn the skills to play
to football. There is no pressure or fear
you are going to get tackled or hit by someone bigger or stronger.
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