Danville, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2012
The Football Safety Academy (footballsafetyacademy.com) recognizes the concern to reduce football head and neck injuries, concussions and sub-concussive impacts. The Football Safety Academy has one mission; to make the football industry aware of the “Hulk Up” technique as a new instructional solution that has the potential to reduce football head and neck injuries, concussions and sub-concussive.
The Football Safety Academy In order to reduce football head and neck injuries, concussions and sub-concussive impacts strongly believes it is important to share the “Hulk Up” technique with programs at all levels. “When considering a concussion or worse can occur in as little as 15 mil seconds, not sharing this information would be a critical mistake” states Lee Becker, Director of the Football Safety Academy, a non profit organization (footballsafetyacademy.com).
The “Hulk Up” technique has been utilized during instruction as an impact protection technique to reduce football head and neck injuries, concussions and sub-concussive impacts in all phases of contact including tackling while increasing player confidence during contact situations.
“I am pleased to support the "Hulk Up" concept to make football safer. The technique is very simple and yet very important in the overall safety of the athlete. For those coaches who choose to use this technique I am sure the results will be extremely positive. Players will enjoy more injury free practices and games and a more successful playing experience”, states Donald Chu, PhD, PT, ATC, CSCS; Director, Athercare Fitness & Rehabilitation Castro Valley CA, Past President of the California State Board of Physical Therapy and currently Consultant to the Oakland Raiders.
“As a coach I thought I had seen it all but the “Hulk Up” technique got my attention. From first hand observation I have noticed the “Hulk Up” technique enables the shoulder pads to absorb blows to the helmet significantly reducing the potential of whiplash and repetitive sub-concussive impacts. Since introducing the “Hulk Up” technique our players feel safer and play with more confidence, I encourage all coaches to evaluate the “Hulk Up” technique” states Bill Davies a forty year coaching veteran and a former graduate assistant for Woody Hayes at Ohio State University.
“This is important information provided by the Football Safety Academy; personally I am glad someone is willing to discuss not only the inherent danger of our great game, but also a technical approach to make football safer. The answer is to not stop playing or ignore the issue, the answer is technique. I strongly encourage all football coaches to consider applying the "Hulk Up" technique in their teaching progression,” says Casey Moreno with twenty-two years of coaching experience spanning youth through the collegiate level.
For free information about the “Hulk Up” technique visit http://www.footballsafetyacademy.com or email footballsafetyacademy(at)aol(dot)com.
Football Safety Academy, advocates a proactive approach to finding instructional solutions to reduce football head and neck injuries, concussions and sub-concussive impacts. The Football Safety Academy strongly encourages all levels of football to consider utilizing a simple effective technique for protection at impact, the “Hulk Up” technique to reduce football head and neck injuries, concussions and sub-concussive impacts making football a safer game (footballsafetyacademy.com).
Lee Becker, Director
Football Safety Academy