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Heads Up program hits Colchester

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COLCHESTER, Vt. -

With serious injuries skyrocketing at the youth, high school and college football levels. Initiatives like USA Football's Heads Up Program are becoming essential learning tools to help coaches keep their players safe on the field.

In Colchester this afternoon, more than a dozen youth coaches from Vermont and Plattsburgh were getting a hands on safety clinic from USA Football Master Trainer Ken Stoldt.

From tackling drills to concussion awareness and instruction on proper helmet and shoulder pad fitting, Stoldt put more than 20 years of experience to work at the first of its kind program.

 

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