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April, 22, 2016 - SEATTLE — In the middle of a football practice at the University of Washington last spring, two assistant coaches suddenly charged each other, collided and ended up rolling around on the ground.

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...

SEATTLE — In the middle of a football practice at the University of Washington last spring, two assistant coaches suddenly charged each other, collided and ended up rolling around on the ground.

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 rugby drills in the...

SEATTLE – Launched in 2015 to improve the efficiency and safety of the tackle, Atavus Football today announced the Pac 12’s Washington Huskies and the defending national champions Ohio State University Buckeyes are its...

SEATTLE – Launched in 2015 to improve the efficiency and safety of the tackle, ATAVUS Football today announced the Pac 12’s Washington Huskies and the defending national champions Ohio State University Buckeyes are its...

SEATTLE (September 2, 2015) – Launched in 2015 to improve the efficiency and safety of the tackle, ATAVUS Football today announced the Pac 12’s Washington Huskies and the defending national champions Ohio State University...

Division I universities, high school, and junior football programs join on to philosophy that leads to increased efficiency and safety of tackle

SEATTLE (September 2, 2015) – Launched in 2015 to improve the efficiency and...

NFL veteran, leading defensive minds in the collegiate game, and three-time high school state champ coach join on to meet demand for more effective and safer tackling