WHAT IS FLEX FOOTBALL - (2 Hand Touch)

Flex Football™ is a 9v9 game format created by the former pros at National Flex Football™, and inspired by the NFL's philosophy of high-tempo, low-impact practices. Flex Football™ provides skill development, player progression, energy and excitement that keep current players and parents in football all year-round, while also bringing new participants and growth to the game we all love. 

 

BASICS OF THE FLEX GAME

  • 9V9
  • Includes linemen
  • Limited Contact (2-hand touch)
  • No contact to the head 
  • Full blocking 

 

BENEFITS OF OFFSEASON FLEX FOOTBALL

  • 300-500 live, full speed, real football reps
  • Best form of off-season fundamental development
  • Develops the other fundamental skill sets vs. Fall focus of tackling
  • Funnel flag/non-tackle players to your Fall league
  • Install plays during Spring so players hit the ground running in Fall
  • Option to use as a fundraising program for Fall
  • Keeps players participating within your organization all year long
  • Opportunity to coach/vet future Fall coaches
  • Provides off-season conditioning
  • Schedule allows kids to play current Spring sport along with Flex
  • Inclusion of NFL style soft-shell gear keeps kids acclimated to gear all year long

FLEX VS FLAG/7V7/TACKLE

  • Includes all positions
  • Allows blocking
  • Allows blitzing
  • Includes pass rush/press coverage/run game
  • 9v9 scheme allows coaches to run Fall offense/defense
  • Low impact, two-hand touch format
  • No off-season contact to the head
  • No 4 second play clock so players play to the whistle