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 [...]

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 [...]