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LEAGUE RESOURCES

From implementing new game types to having an emergency action plan, these resources will help you continue to be successful.

SUPPORTING YOUR ORGANIZATION

As you learn more about the Football Development Model, USA Football is offering support and resources to your league and the coaches within it. New resources are developed throughout the year and made available here. Additional resources will be unlocked when you enroll your organization, such as in-depth guides for athlete development.

WEBINARS

Learn more about the Football Development Model and what it takes to adopt the best practices it's based on.

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The Six Pillars of the Football Development Model

 

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League Excellence Program Webinar

 

League Excellence Program Overview

 

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RESOURCES FOR SUCCESS

Download these helpful resources as you look to implement the model and other best practices in your organization.

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FAQ on Football Safety

 

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Best Practices Worksheet

 

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Importance of Having an Emergency Action Plan

 

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Protecting Traditions While Looking Ahead

 

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FROM THE FIELD

Read and hear first hand from the people that are out there implementing and exploring the Football Development Model.

Football For All™ Podcast

 

This new podcast will explore the ins and outs of the Football Development Model and what it means for the future of youth football. From practical application to hearing what parents like about the model, the podcast will feature a variety of topics and guests each week.

 

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Hall of Fame Coach Believes in Rookie Tackle®

 

Bruce Scifres, a longtime high school coach at and member of the Indiana Football Hall of Fame, implemented USA Football’s Rookie Tackle in Indianapolis’ Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) with tremendous success in 2019. Rookie Tackle is part of Football Development Model's game type progression.

 

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Implementing Flag & TackleBar®

 

In 2019, the Zionsville (Ind.) Youth Football League (ZYFL) incorporated flag and TackleBar® football into its league offering. Read the Q&A about the league’s experience of adding game types this past fall.

 

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Implementing Flag and TackleBar

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Unlock more resources when you enroll your organization with USA Football. Access guides with even more information on the model, as well as leagues operations support over the next few weeks.