13 08, 2015

ATAVUS Launches Football Program to Advance Effective and Safe Tackling

Rugby-inspired tackle program for coaches built off work with Seattle Seahawks In response to Football’s evolution to a game of greater speed and spread offenses and the sport’s increased call for safety in tackling, Seattle-based ATAVUS (rugby.atavus.com) has launched ATAVUS Football. By applying Rugby principles to collegiate, high school and junior Football programs ATAVUS aims [...]

19 01, 2015

[RUGBY TODAY] Super Bowl Rife With Rugby Connections

The Super Bowl pairing is set, as the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks both punched their tickets to Glendale, Ariz. Sunday. Both have strong rugby ties. Seattle’s adoption of rugby tackling techniques has garnered quite a bit of media attention, spurred on by a video created by the club. Head coach Pete Carroll [...]

4 09, 2014


Wednesday morning, Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks invited Waisale Serevi to the team's last training session before the season opener against the Green Bay Packers. Blue Thursday is in full swing here at the Serevi Rugby offices as well as in Seattle and as fans of the Seahawks, we want to join Waisale is [...]

2 08, 2014

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll uses rugby to tackle safety concerns

“It totally fits…our game was born out of your game, so it makes perfect sense. The only difference is that we have gear, but we still have to maintain safety. All the equipment in the world can’t ensure safety, but equipment along with the proper technique can help safety, and that’s what we’re looking [...]