Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools News & Information

WJCC Hosting Coaching Clinic for Sports Safety

WJCC will host a coaching clinic put on by USA Football on Friday, July 27th from 12-5 p.m. to address safety in sports.

The in-person Heads Up Football® training will cover:

  • Concussion education– how to identify and respond to symptoms of concussions (overview/highlights)
  • Heat and hydration education– how to prevent, recognize and treat athletes (overview/highlights)
  • Sudden cardiac arrest– how to respond suspected sudden cardiac arrest (overview/highlights)
  • Equipment fitting– how to fit equipment and check the fit of equipment throughout the season
  • Shoulder Tackle System(fundamentals, leverage, form tackle, thigh and drive tackle and thigh and roll tackle – with the emphasis on limited helmet contact)
  • Effective Practice Planning/Coaching Philosophy/Leadership
  • Contact System: Blocks/Defeating Blocks (skill development for one-on-one blocking, LOS and in space & engaging/defeating blocks – while minimizing head contact during line play)