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Strategies, News & Tips from the Pros

Ever pulled a hamstring? It's no picnic, and can severely impact the rest of your season. Many athletes at every level have suffered one of these injuries, so no matter how highly trained you think you are, you're not immune from being the next. How do you prevent a bad hammy from taking away your football season?   The most common answer? Stretching; for years it's been...

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Quick, name the most important wide receiver skills. Asking most football fans this question and you'll get the standard answers: speed, quickness, and good hands. If you're an aspiring wide receiver, you need all those things, but there's something else that's vital to dominating opposing defenses; body position and kinesthetic awareness. Get it, and you've got an almost unfair advantage when it comes to pass...

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Hundreds of programs have purchased team orders of RockSolid soft-shell helmets this year. Keeping an inventory of helmets for full teams is a great way to ensure your program always has helmets for players who don't have their own, but having incoming freshmen purchase their own individual helmets is much more efficient, and it takes pressure off of the program to maintain inventory year after...

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In addition to protecting your players, one of the added benefits of using RockSolid soft shell helmets is the way they mimic the "climate" of wearing a regular helmet. Wearing a regular helmet can be very hot, and we believe it's essential that players become accustomed to that feeling during the off-season, so that the transition to regular helmets is seamless. Not only does the...

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This week, three of our RockSolid employees went to an Agoura High School spring practice, just to watch. Agoura High School is located in southern California, about a 30 minute drive south of Los Angeles (that is, if there isn't crippling LA traffic). We sent our people with one task: watch. Practice ran from 4pm-6pm, and we made sure that our guys watched the whole...

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