Portland Youth Football - Building Character Encouraging Leadership. Our ultimate goal is to provide our players with the football skills, fundamentals and experiences to help them compete successfully and secure position placement on a local high school
***A Guide to Football Basics*** For our newest players in our Flag Division, share this link with your team parents so that they may watch it with their athlete. It highlights fundamental football concepts like scoring, passing, running, tactics, and game clock.
**NEW USA FOOTBALL SAFETY STUDY** Click this link to see a new study commissioned by USA Football, the sport's national governing body, showing that 90% of nearly 4,000 players in a two year study did not sustain any injuries resulting in a missed practice or game, and that "coach and player education that includes proper tackling, limited contact drills and injury recognition, including concussions, should be mandatory in football and possibly other sports.”
HEADS UP TACKLING FORM AND TECHNIQUE
First Aid On the Field - - - - - Any Field.
As a coach, you want a winning team, and every parent wants their kids to be part said team, but we also want it to be a healthy winning team. As a coach, it is your job to teach the children how to play the sports they love to the best of their ability. It is also your job to keep them safe while they are doing it, and first aid is a vital part of that.