The Art of Tackling

The Art of Tackling 370 239 phnxsports • Press Release – updated: Nov 2, 2020

Episode 1: The Atavus Philosophy

In this content series with Atavus, we show you the data-driven approach to tackling fundamentals, and how you can apply it in your own program. Here’s an introduction to the Atavus way.

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Episode 2: Elements Overview

In the second installment of this series, the Atavus crew outlines its approach to the pre-contact and contact elements of tackling.

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Episode 3: Pre-Contact

Taking head shots out of the game means catching it before it starts. In this episode, we talk about the three phases of evaluation that go into pre-contact, and how to track them.

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Episode 4: Contact

In this episode, we focus on contact, and the elements needed to execute effective and safe tackling.

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Episode 5: Drill Types

Here’s some drills that will put everything learned from past episodes into practice.

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Episode 6: What is Tacklytics?

There’s more to it than big hits and missed tackles. Here’s how Atavus’ unique data-driven approach to measuring tackling works.

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Episode 7: Universal Language

Having a common language in your program is imperative to developing better tacklers. But don’t just take our word for it — hear it from All-Pro linebacker Bobby Wagner.

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