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    Rocksolid Blog

    Strategies, News & Tips from the Pros

    Growing up as a 3 sport athlete in Battle Ground, WA, sports have always been a major influence on Slade’s life.  After lettering in baseball and football at Jesuit High School in Portland, Or, Slade walked on with Oregon State University’s football program.  Upon earning a scholarship and working his way into a starting position, Slade received all Pac-10 honors for his senior season.  Leaving...

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    Flag FOotball in the Olympics

    Flag football is booming all across the globe, while traditional tackle football is struggling to find a place in the Olympics due to a variety of reasons detailed here, flag football may be the answer and not as far off from being an official Olympic sport as many may believe. Many believe flag football is the key to American Football getting into the greatest games on...

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    The Flag Football World Championship Tour hosts some of the largest flag football tournament events in the world, and Rocksolid has partnered with their flagship event Battle Orlando to provide soft-shell helmets at a reduced price for all participants! All youth divisions will be required to wear Rocksolid soft-shell helmets while playing, a move the FFWCT hopes will ensure added protection for it's players after...

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    Flag football is one of the fastest growing sports in the country, and for good reason. It’s fun, action packed, inexpensive, and relatively safe to play. For kids learning the game of football, flag offers a non-contact alternative where they can discover how things work and hone their skills, without parents worrying about doctor visits. Here are some flag football tips that make players better.   Getting...

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    Flag football is one of the fastest growing youth and high school sports in the United States. Anytime athletes compete, there is going to be a quest for more competition. Naturally, the desire for more competition has given rise to flag football tournaments. Tournaments are held throughout the US, at all levels, from youth through college and even military. Although similar to 7v7 competitions, most flag...

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