Sharon’s Jackson to host youth camp

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Sharon graduate and former NFL cornerback Marlin Jackson will host a USA Football FUNdamentals clinic for children ages 7-15, Saturday and Sunday, June 7-8 from 2-7:30 PM, at Sharon High School in Sharon, Pa. The free, two-day clinic is designed to introduce children to football by teaching basic skills in a fun and energetic environment and is supported through a grant from the NFL Foundation. USA Football is the official youth football development partner of the NFL and its 32 teams.

FUNdamentals incorporates a series of drills to teach passing, catching and running skills in a non-contact setting. All skills and drills selected are based on USA Football’s Player Progression Development Model, ensuring children are learning in an age-appropriate manner, based on their cognitive and physical maturity. Participants also will be introduced to the basics of USA Football’s Heads Up Tackling techniques through non-contact drills. USA Football programs are supported and endorsed by leaders in medicine, child advocacy and sport for a safer, better game.

Registration is available at http://www.usafootball.com/fun

About USA Football: Indianapolis-based USA Football (usafootball.com) is the sport’s national governing body, leading the game’s development for youth, high school and other amateur football players. The independent nonprofit is the official youth football development partner of the NFL, partners with leading medical organizations and collaborates with football leaders for a better, safer game through coaching education and player skill advancement.

About the NFL Foundation: The National Football League Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of those touched by the game of football – from players at all levels to communities across the country. The NFL Foundation represents the 32 NFL clubs and supports the health and safety of athletes, youth football and the communities that support our game. For more information on the NFL Foundation, visit: http://www.NFLFoundation.org.

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