Davie and Lexington Medical Centers Sponsoring Free Youth Football Clinics
Youth football players will be able to
learn safe blocking and tackling techniques, position fundamentals and life
skills from former NFL players at two Kids & Pros clinics sponsored by Wake
Forest Baptist Health’s Davie Medical Center
and Lexington Medical Center.
free, non-contact clinics are open to players ages 6 to 13. They will be held
on Saturday, April 30, at Davie County High School in Mocksville and on Sunday,
May 1, at North Davidson High School in Lexington. Both will run from 1 to 5
& Pros, a nonprofit organization founded in 2002 by former Atlanta Falcons
player Buddy Curry, conducts youth camps and clinics throughout the Southeast
that incorporate USA Football’s Heads Up Football player-safety program.
happy to make the Kids & Pros clinics available to this area’s young
players,” said Chad Brown, president of Wake Forest Baptist Health Davie
Medical Center. “They’ll be able to both improve their football skills and
learn how to minimize the risk of injury.”
Mocksville and Lexington clinics also will include hour-long information
sessions for parents and coaches on football safety, concussion awareness and
related topics. These sessions will begin at 2:30 p.m. at each clinic.
is a great opportunity for players, parents and coaches to learn how football
can be played more safely,” said Bill James, president of Wake Forest Baptist
Health Lexington Medical Center. “Much attention is paid to concussion and
other injuries on the pro and college levels, but the issues are equally if not
more important in youth football.”
Kids & Pros clinics are free but space is limited and online registration
by a parent or legal guardian is required.
register for the April 30 clinic at Davie County High, go to: www.kidsandpros.com/2016/02/08/2016-clinics-nc-davie-county-april-30-2016/.
register for the May 1 clinic at North Davidson High, go to: www.kidsandpros.com/2016/02/12/2016-clinics-lexington-nc-may-1-2016/.3/25/2016http://www.wakehealth.edu/News-Releases/2016/Davie_and_Lexington_Medical_Centers_Sponsoring_Free_Youth_Football_Clinics.htm
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