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USA Football to conduct Heads Up Football Player Safety Coach clinic at Bald Eagle high school

USA Football will conduct a Heads Up Football Player Safety Coaches clinic on Saturday at Bald Eagle High School from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Master Trainer Christopher Capezzuto will be leading the clinic for youth and high school football Player Safety Coaches from various programs throughout central Pennsylvania.

Capezzuto will guide coaches through a series of drills to reinforce proper tackling and blocking mechanics that emphasize the reduction of helmet contact, concussion recognition and response and instruction on proper helmet and shoulder pad fitting. The coaches in attendence will then educate their respective youth leagues and high school coaches, players and parents.

Player Safety Coaches will also be monitoring practices and games throughout the season.

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