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Aug, 2019

Is Football Safe?

We take football safety seriously.  After all, our kids are playing the sport. 

Read the latest scientific research and find out why football is still a great sport for your kids.


May 2019 - Published in the American Academy of Pediatrics journal "Pediatrics"

"The reality is that the concussion rate in youth tackle football is lower than parents perceive" ... "and is similar to concussion rates in other youth contact sports, such as soccer, ice hockey, lacrosse, and even flag football."

June 2019 - Kevin F. Bieniek, Department of Neuroscience, Mayo Clinic, Published in the journal "Brain Pathology"

"playing youth and high school football did not strongly correlate with CTE later in life" ... "most players of youth or high school football do not experience CTE outcomes"

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