20 04, 2016

[USA Today] The philosophy that transformed Washington’s defense

SEATTLE — In the middle of a football practice at the University of Washington last spring, two assistant coaches suddenly charged each other, collided and ended up rolling around on the ground. This was not a fight, nor was it even roughhousing. It actually happened in the name of safety. When co-defensive coordinator Jimmy Lake sunk his shoulder [...]

5 10, 2015

[The Seattle Times] UW football works with Atavus on data-driven tackling methods

Seattle was already an epicenter for rugby-inspired tackling methods. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll champions the cause with his “Hawk Tackle” video, and Washington coaches, after experimenting with some rugby drills in the past, adopted them wholly last year, too. For Rex Norris, the art of tackling goes beyond the act of burying a ball carrier [...]

4 09, 2015

[GOFF] ATAVUS Signs Football Partners in Rugby-Football Tackle Program

SEATTLE – Launched in 2015 to improve the efficiency and safety of the tackle, ATAVUS Football today announced the Pac 12’s Washington Huskies and the defending national champions Ohio State University Buckeyes are its first collegiate program partners. Working onsite and through remote assessment with coaches from each school, ATAVUS is developing specific Tackle Plans [...]

2 09, 2015

[TIAR] ATAVUS Announces Washington and Ohio State as First Tackle Plan Partners

SEATTLE (September 2, 2015) – Launched in 2015 to improve the efficiency and safety of the tackle, ATAVUS Football today announced the Pac 12’s Washington Huskies and the defending national champions Ohio State University Buckeyes are its first collegiate program partners. Working onsite and through remote assessment with coaches from each school, ATAVUS is developing [...]

2 09, 2015

ATAVUS Football Announces Ohio State Buckeyes and Washington Huskies as First Tackle Plan Partners

Division I universities, high school, and junior football programs join on to philosophy that leads to increased efficiency and safety of tackle SEATTLE (September 2, 2015) – Launched in 2015 to improve the efficiency and safety of the tackle, ATAVUS Football (rugby.atavus.com/football) today announced the defending national champion Ohio State University Buckeyes and the Pac-12’s [...]

20 08, 2015

ATAVUS Creates Technical Advisory Board Comprised of Leading Minds in Football

NFL veteran, leading defensive minds in the collegiate game, and three-time high school state champ coach join on to meet demand for more effective and safer tackling SEATTLE (August 20, 2015) – ATAVUS (rugby.atavus.com) announces the creation of ATAVUS Technical Advisory Board to provide guidance and first-hand insights on the needs of today’s Football coaches [...]

13 08, 2015

[TIAR] A Day At The High School ATAVUS Resident Camp

Last week we were lucky enough to spend some time at the ATAVUS High School Resident Camp at the University of Washington. For those who aren't aware evert sumner ATAVUS has several camps around the country for all different levels. The resident camp that we attended was for high school students, both male and female, [...]

11 08, 2015

[GOFF] Updates from ATAVUS HS Resident Camp

Players from all over the country are wrapping up the ATAVUS summer High School Resident Camp in Seattle, working with top coaches, including international stars Waisale Serevi, Emilie Bydwell, Pate Tuilevuka, and Shawn Pittman. The players work on skill development and rugby understanding, but also on off-the-field aspects of the game, from college prep, to [...]

7 04, 2015

USA Rugby Academy and Serevi Rugby® Announce Summer 2015 Resident Camps

Resident Camps feature national team coaches, strength and conditioning, game analysis, nutrition, mental skills, & college advisement.   [bra_dropcaps style='dropcap1']S[/bra_dropcaps]EATTLE – (April 2, 2015) The USA Rugby Academy, Powered by Serevi® (serevirugby.com) has announced dates and locations for its 2015 series of High Performance Resident Camps aimed at identifying top players and providing a specific development [...]

23 10, 2014

University of Washington Rugby Partners with Serevi Rugby

Husky Rugby Club looks to build on 50 years of tradition with infusion of internationally renowned coaches and training programs   [bra_dropcaps style='dropcap1']S[/bra_dropcaps]EATTLE – (October 23, 2014) – Entering its 51st year, the Husky Rugby Club at University of Washington (huskyrugby.com) has partnered with Serevi Rugby® (serevirugby.com), a leading provider of on-field programming for players and coaches from [...]