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The Art of Tackling
Learn about the data-driven approach to safe tackling from Atavus and Hudl.
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.
Oct 01, 2020
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.
Oct 01, 2020
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.
Oct 06, 2020
Episode 4: Contact
In this episode, we focus on contact, and the elements needed to execute effective and safe tackling.
Oct 13, 2020
Episode 5: Drill Types
Here's some drills that will put everything learned from past episodes into practice.
Oct 20, 2020
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.
Oct 27, 2020
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.
Nov 02, 2020