tackle football


Also found in: Wikipedia.

tackle football

n.
Football in which the ball is downed primarily by tackling the ball carrier.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
We now give preference to grant proposals from organizations that adhere to these guidelines, which include delaying tackle football until eight years of age, training for tackle coaches in proper techniques designed to reduce head trauma, and prohibiting dangerous training practices such as full speed head-on blocking or tackling drills.
In her spare time, she plays professional women's tackle football for the California Quake in the Independent Women's Football League.
International cooperation lies at the heart of the Europe-wide effort to tackle football violence and disorder," it stressed.
Seventy-seven percent of all football-playing dads say tackle football is safe for children under age 12, even though more than three in five of these fathers suffered a football related concussion during their days of play.
The coach taking Crystal Palace fans to the game at Blackburn was stopped at around 8am in South Norwood, South London, by officers from Operation Arrowtip, a specialist Metropolitan Police initiative to tackle football hooliganism.
national tackle football team have the opportunity to represent their country in the IFAF (International Federation of American Football) Women's World Championship in Finland - that is if they can afford to go.
Tough banning orders have been used since 2000 to tackle football violence and disorder which once scarred the sport and saw hooliganism termed "the English disease.
Working with a number of local sports clubs, children will be encouraged to come along and tackle football, tennis and cricket.
Organized childhood tackle football in the United States can begin at age 5 years, leading to potentially decades of repeated brain injuries.
Police picked up the men, along with a further seven from addresses in Birmingham and Wolverhampton, as part of the latest West Midlands Police operation to tackle football hooliganism in the region.
I really want to play tackle football, but my parents won't let me.
The women of the Manchester Freedom, the local franchise of the Independent Women's Football League, are showing the Granite State that women's tackle football is just as exciting as the game men play.