Atavus Blog

Imagine you’re a linebacker faced with tackling a strong running back. He’s barreling full speed toward you. And he’s big. You want to tackle him, but if you use your head to slow him down he might give you a concussion....

As football is increasingly scrutinized over safety concerns, particularly around concussions, Seattle-based Atavus Football is working to get its new technology-based tackling program on the front lines of high school...

As technology advances and concussions are being diagnosed more frequently, coaches, parents and players alike are becoming increasingly concerned about the safety of America’s favorite sport, football. Despite increasing...

As technology advances and concussions are being diagnosed more frequently, coaches, parents and players alike are becoming increasingly concerned about the safety of America’s favorite sport, football. Despite increasing...

December 31, 2016 - Holly Rowe of espnW talks with Ohio State and Ole Miss players about a new tackling technique that is more effective and safe.

Head injuries and concussions have become a major concern in football in...

September 9, 2015 - Seattle was already an epicenter for rugby-inspired tackling methods. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll champions the cause with his “Hawk Tackle” video, and Washington coaches, after experimenting with some...

August 30, 2015 - Growing up in West Texas, Rex Norris Jr., knew nothing about rugby football. The only football Norris understood was the type his father taught for most of his life as an assistant coach in the college...

The receiver whipped his head around to face the quarterback, his hands forming a diamond no larger than a cocktail napkin, a target for a pass already on its way. Ryan Burke's helmet, engineered with the latest...

Holly Rowe of espnW talks with Ohio State and Ole Miss players about a new tackling technique that is more effective and safe.

Head injuries and concussions have become a major concern in football in recent years, and...