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What is the proper way to tackle?

Proper tackling techniques include making sure that the person tackling sees what he is tackling. Also, he should never tackle with his head down and should avoid helmet-to-helmet contact.

(This answer provided for NATA by the Washington State University Athletic Training Education Program.)

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