Entries for 'safety'

Commentary: Flag Football First

Commentary: Flag Football First
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
St. Johns athletic director Chris Ervin explains why he believes high school football coaches would and should prefer more flag than tackle football for younger children.
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Talking Practice: Texas, Illinois Revise Policies

Talking Practice: Texas, Illinois Revise Policies
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Coaches and players in Texas and Illinois adapted to new football practice limitations this fall, with the Texas policy focusing on contact, and the Illinois regulation emphasizing length of preseason practices.  Following are the main changes those states put in ...
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4 Thrusts: In Motion, On Track in 2013-14

4 Thrusts: In Motion, On Track in 2013-14
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
During the fall of 2012 at Update meetings across Michigan, we described “Four Thrusts for Four Years” – four health and safety emphases that would help us keep student-athletes healthier and also get a seat for Michigan’s policies and procedures...
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HS Also Stands for Health & Safety

HS Also Stands for Health & Safety
Friday, December 20, 2013
When parents send their children to our programs of school sports, most parents have one hope above all others. More than they want a winning team, even more than they want their child to get playing time and score points, most Moms and Dads want (and many of them pray...
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Taking a Healthy Approach to Sports

Taking a Healthy Approach to Sports
Friday, November 8, 2013
The MHSAA is imploring everyone involved in educational athletics to go back to school in 2013-14 with a four-year mission in mind: “Four Thrusts for Four Years.” The goal is to attain and maintain advanced degrees in sports safety, positioning Michigan sch...
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Learn More About Beating the Heat

Learn More About Beating the Heat
Thursday, August 22, 2013
After a summer of seemingly cool temperatures, Wednesday felt a lot more like what we're used to for the first weeks of August.  WILX 10 from Lansing stopped in to the MHSAA office to learn more about the model heat management policy approved by our Representative...
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MHSAA Ups Awareness with 'Heat Ways'

MHSAA Ups Awareness with 'Heat Ways'
Monday, August 5, 2013
With the beginning of a new year for high school sports just a week away, members of the Michigan High School Athletic Association have been preparing to follow a new model policy for hot weather activity, guided by a new publication and a rules meeting emphasis on heat...
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