The Denver Broncos in partnership with the National Football League and USA Football
are proud to support youth football in Colorado. In 2004, the Broncos created a Youth Football Task Force to help further the sport throughout the state. The Task Force will streamline efforts in order to overcome common obstacles facing youth football programs such as field availability, coach training, and positive expansion of participation. The Broncos, the NFL, USA Football and local leagues continue to create the best experience possible for youth football players.
- Heads Up Football - USA Football's national initiative to make the sport of football better and safer. Heads Up Football has reached over 90,000 coaches, 600,000 players, and 2,700 organizations nationwide.
- Health & Safety Resource Center - information on heat preparedness, equipment fitting, hydration, condition, injury prevention, nutrition and more
- Concussion Awareness Information
- Heads Up Tackling Fundamentals
- Football-Related Questions and Answers
- USA Football Blogs
USA Football Programs:
- FUNdamentals - FUNdamentals introduces children to football by teaching basic skills in a FUN and energetic environment
- NFL FLAG Football - NFL FLAG Football emphasizes footbal, fundamentals, fitness, teamwork and sportsmanship.
- All-Fundamentals Team - The USA Football All-Fundamentals program reocgnizes the NFL players who employ proper techniques.Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning was named to the 2013 All-Fundamentals Team for his proficiency in reading defenses.
- USA Football National Teams - The U.S. National Team is built with the "top right" players and represents the United States during internaitonal competitions and IFAF World Championships.
- USA Football Protection Tour - a free one-day event held at NFL and college football training facilities for youth football players and parents to learn the Heads Up Football curriculum
- USA Football Grants - information about equipment, field building and disaster relief grants and fundraising.
"I think you guys have covered every key step in tackling fundamentals. So much of the problem is the launching with the head down, and you guys are addressing that in this techqnique. Keeping the head up and using terminology that doesn't encourage using the head is important."
- Denver Broncos Head Coach John Fox on Heads Up Football.
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