ATLANTA-USA Football’s 2019 First Down Tour presented by ESPN kicks off on Sunday, August 11 at Georgia State Stadium in Atlanta, Ga. The two free clinics are scheduled at 1 and 3 p.m. ET, respectively.
These events, conducted in partnership with ESPN and AIG, are part of USA Football’s First Down initiative that’s designed to introduce children to the fun and fitness of football by teaching the basic skills of running, jumping, passing and catching in an upbeat, dynamic environment.
First Down skills and drills are aligned with USA Football’s Football Development Model, a forward-thinking framework for children to learn the sport in a developmentally-appropriate manner and fun atmosphere.
WHO: Atlanta area youth players
Jeff Jennings, USA Football Master Trainer
WHAT: USA Football’s First Down Tour, in partnership with AIG and ESPN and supported by Georgia State Athletics
WHEN: Sunday, August 11
Session One: 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Session Two: 3 to 4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Georgia State Stadium
755 Hank Aaron Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
ON-SITE CONTACTS: Dan Doell, USA Football, 260-710-3810
In addition to Atlanta, USA Football First Down Tour events are held in Dallas (Texas), Denver (Colo.), Des Moines (Iowa), Green Bay (Wis.), Honolulu (Hawaii) and Richmond (Va.). To learn more, visit www.usafootball.com/first-down.
About USA Football: USA Football designs and delivers premier educational, developmental and competitive programs to advance and grow the sport. As the sport’s national governing body, member of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee and organizer of the U.S. National Team program for international competition, USA Football partners with leaders in medicine, child advocacy, and athletics to support positive football experiences for youth, high school and other amateur players.
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