The football world is ever-changing and we’re not just talking about play-calling. More and more attention is being paid to game planning and preparation, not just game performance. Practice planning is being revisited. New breakthroughs in football training equipment are being developed. The challenge is to increase the effectiveness of football training without sacrificing the growing need for player safety. Practice injuries can’t be completely eliminated, but they can be reduced. New technology and instruction can bring this about. Effective training must duplicate the violence and power moves needed to win games. All the elements of good blocking – precise muscle memory for superior pad level, hand placement, foot movement, head position – can now be taught better and faster. This news section will review the latest articles, news and trends on football coaching equipment, training and safety. Come to this page frequently for information on the latest technological developments.