Gridiron Heroes Heads Up Clinic is comprised of a one day educational/hands-on training event to address prevention and treatment of head and spinal injuries. Participants may choose to register for either the July 8th or 9th clinic.
Gridiron Heroes is doing it’s part in raising awareness related to prevention of head and spinal injuries. The goal is making the game safer. Our clinical professionals offer the only “Evidence-based” safety and performance curriculum. Helmet first tackling exposes 100% of the CROWN. Removing the CROWN from the tackle reduces the amount of helmet related injuries from the sport by 43%. Our coaching facilitators are certified by Bobby Hosea, the creator of the Heads UP tackling program utilized by USA Football.
TEA Approved Concussion Protocol / Certification
Dr. Evan Ratner is one of few Texas physicians providing baseline testing, who is certified in concussion care and prevention/treatment protocols. Dr. Ratner emphasizes the importance of utilizing Heads UP tackling techniques to prevent head and spinal injuries. Concussions are complex brain injuries that result from direct or indirect trauma to the head. Dr. Ratner identifies the clinical signs of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and interventive treatments that prevent short and long term symptoms associated with concussion and post-concussion syndromes.
WHERE: Independence Community Park Recreation Center – 7500 Independence Blvd , Baton Rouge, LA 70806