The nation's largest youth-football organization announced dramatic steps to limit contact among players amid growing concerns over the long-term impact of concussions, from amateur leagues to the pros.

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  • FHSAA changes live contact tackling rules for football practices - Tallahassee Democrat
    ... a new rule limiting live contact practice ... Concussion numbers are on ... Youth football leagues such as Pop Warner implemented practice ...
    07/23/2016 - 11:19 am | View Link
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  • Pop Warner football eliminates kickoffs in attempt to combat concussions
    Pop Warner football eliminates kickoffs in attempt to combat concussions As the concussion epidemic continues to plague the sport of football, Pop Warner is taking a revolutionary approach to limit the damage, eliminating kickoffs from some competition.
    05/13/2016 - 4:39 am | View Link
  • Pop Warner football eliminates kickoffs in attempt to combat concussions
    USA TODAY HSS SPORTS - As the concussion epidemic continues to plague the sport of football, Pop Warner is ... of kickoffs at its lowest levels, Pop Warner also enacted a rule that will limit the amount of contact drills to 25 percent of practice time.
    05/12/2016 - 12:54 pm | View Link
  • Pop Warner football eliminates kickoffs in attempt to combat concussions
    As the concussion epidemic continues to plague the sport of football, Pop Warner is taking ... elimination of kickoffs at its lowest levels, Pop Warner also enacted a rule that will limit the amount of contact drills to 25 percent of practice time.
    05/12/2016 - 9:51 am | View Link
  • Pop Warner football eliminates kickoffs
    (CNN)Pop Warner ... football organization to limit contact during practices. Rules forbid full-speed, head-on blocking or tackling drills in which the players line up more than 3 yards apart. Additionally, in 2010, Pop Warner implemented a concussion ...
    05/12/2016 - 7:53 am | View Link
  • Pop Warner settles concussion suit filed by former player who committed suicide
    (CNN)Pop Warner, the nation's biggest and oldest youth football ... The program became the first youth football organization to limit contact during practices, in 2013, and rules forbid full speed head-on blocking or tackling drills in which the players ...
    03/9/2016 - 8:03 am | View Link
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    Posted Aug 2, 2013. Pop Warner Partners with NFL to Endorse USA Football's "Heads Up Football" Program. Roger Goodell and Jon Butler: The Way Forward to a Better ...
    07/22/2016 - 1:46 pm | View Website
  • Mt. Baldy Pop Warner Football Conference
    Welcome to the Mt. Baldy Pop Warner Football Conference Website. Welcome to the home of the Mt. Baldy Pop Warner Football and Cheer Conference. The Mt. Baldy ...
    07/22/2016 - 5:11 am | View Website
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    There are Seven Divisions of play, all determined by a strict age/weight scale to ensure safe and balanced competition. Ages and Weights for Tackle Football Programs:
    07/20/2016 - 8:51 pm | View Website
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    07/19/2016 - 5:03 pm | View Website
  • Football Safety
    Datalys Institute’s research data show that Pop Warner Rules and Heads-Up Football Training result in injury rate that has 87% fewer injuries than non-Heads-Up/non ...
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