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Area's coaches get certified for tackling course

It was a who's who of Coastal Bend coaches who were "going to back to school" for a night for a UIL-required course.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The area's football coaches gathered at Flour Bluff High School Wednesday night to get certified for teaching tackling skills.

As of 2018, the UIL has required that football coaches receive two levels of certification for teaching tackling. The courses are put on by the Texas High School Coaches Association and the Seattle-based company Atavus.