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Why Putting Your Young Athlete in a Spring 9on9 Flex Football League is the Best Thing You Could Ever Do For His/Her Football Future

Frisco, TX, January 15, 2019 – (Headquarters) – Flex Football™ provides a new entry point for players that delivers the skill development and the thrill of football without all of the risks from impacts. As the old saying goes “championships are won in the offseason”. As a former NFL Quarterback, I can tell you that this is 100% accurate. The harder you work in the offseason, the easier things are in the regular season. As a parent of a youth football player, you should be evaluating how to best spend your offseason in order to prepare your athlete for the fall season. And nowadays, you have a plethora of options. Do I put them in a strength and conditioning program? Do I send them to 10 different football camps? Do I get private lessons? Do I keep them from doing anything so their body gets rest? These options can be overwhelming. […]

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National Flex Football & Mechanicsville Braves Have Teamed Up to Bring Flex Football to Maryland

Frisco, TX, January 2, 2019 – (PR.com) Flex Football is a 9v9, controlled-contact, non-tackle game that is inspired from its founders’ NFL experience during high-tempo, low-impact practices. National Flex Football™is proud to partner with Mechanicsville Braves Youth Football & Cheer, to bring Flex Football™ to Maryland and to reignite the game of youth football throughout the state. NFX SOUTHERN MARYLAND will operate in multiple cities throughout Maryland, and offer Flex Football™ leagues to players 5 – 15 years of age. Flex Football™ is the modernized 9v9 game format, created to be the safer, cheaper, and more exciting alternative to both tackle football and flag football. Flex teaches players the fundamentals of football, while drastically reducing exposure to impact collisions and removing tackling altogether. The Mechanicsville Braves are spear-heading the Flex movement in Maryland, making Mechanicsville the first city in the entire DMV region to launch a Flex Football™ league. The inaugural […]

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New Youth Football League Created by Former NFL Players Provides Fresh Option for Houston Football Parents

Houston, TX, December 31, 2018 – (PR.com) National Flex Football is proud to announce that they will be launching their first Flex Football in the Houston Metroplex area come Spring 2019. Flex Football is a 9v9, controlled-contact, non-tackle game that is inspired from its founders’ NFL experience during high-tempo, low-impact practices. NFX HOUSTON will offer leagues for youth football players ages 6-14 years, in multiple locations throughout Houston. The inaugural NFX HOUSTON Spring 2019 season will open on March 24th and run for 6 weeks, culminating in a final NFX Texas Regional Flex Tournament hosted at The Star in Frisco, the World Headquarters of the Dallas Cowboys. Steven Jackson, former LA Rams All-Pro Running Back and Flex Football Ambassador, advocates for the Flex style of play, “Flex Football is the future, and the style of play is genius. It’s the same way we practiced in the NFL, with limited-contact. I honestly […]

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Football Clinic Hosted by Former NFL Players Coming to the Bay Area on January 5th

Frisco, TX, December 14, 2018 – (PR.com) – Flex Football™ provides a new entry point for players that delivers the skill development and the thrill of football without all of the risks from impacts. The former players at NFX | National Flex Football are hosting a football clinic coached by former NFL greats. There will be skill development and coaching that highlights the NFL-style practice philosophy aimed at preparing players while preserving their bodies. Some of the former NFL stars in attendance will be: Caleb Hanie QB, Cowboys / Bears Slade Norris LB, Raiders / Seahawks Joey LaRocque LB, Bears / Jets Kevin Greene LB, 49ers The COO of NFX, Caleb Hanie weighed in on the clinic, “Not only will players have the chance to be coached directly from NFL players, everyone in attendance will be able to see the new game style Flex Football™ in action. Anyone interested in playing […]

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New Youth Football League Created by Former NFL Players Provides Fresh Option for Southern California Football Parents

Santa Clarita, CA, December 25, 2018 –(PR.com)– The Former NFL Pros at National Flex Football are bringing their proprietary, limited-contact 9v9 game to the west coast youth football market. NFX will be launching its first Southern California Flex Football league starting Spring 2019. Flex Football is a 9v9, controlled-contact, non-tackle game that is inspired from its founders’ NFL experience during high-tempo, low-impact practices. NFX SOCAL will operate in 5+ cities throughout Southern California, and offer leagues for youth football players ages 6 – 14 years. To date, the confirmed new league sites will be operating in the following cities/areas: Aliso Viejo Moorpark Santa Clarita Thousand Oaks Ventura The inaugural NFX SOCAL Spring 2019 season will open on March 24th and run for 6 weeks, culminating in a final NFX Championship Flex Tournament on Saturday May 11, 2019 at College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita CA. Steven Jackson, former LA Rams […]

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New League Created by Former NFL Players’ Provides Fresh Option for DFW Youth Football Parents

Frisco, TX, December 14, 2018 – (PR.com) – Flex Football is a 9v9, controlled-contact, non-tackle game that is inspired from its founders’ NFL experience during high-tempo, low-impact practices. In the Spring of 2019, NFX | National Flex Football is launching and operating at least 6 new NFX league locations across the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex. These leagues will be available to youth football players ages 14 and under. To date, the confirmed new league sites will be operating in the following cities: Allen Forney Frisco Mid-Cities Rockwall Wylie Local Forney football standout and former Dallas Cowboys’ Quarterback Caleb Hanie is leading the charge, “What I love about Flex Football is the fact that it truly unites all types of football players of all shapes, sizes and experience levels. Whether you play flag, 7on7, or tackle football, you’ll get the thrill and development of football while parents get peace of mind about their […]

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National Flex Football CEO Joey LaRocque named Finalist in 2018 EY Entrepreneur of the Year

Joey LaRocque, National Flex Football founder and CEO, has been named a finalist in this year’s Southwest Region EY Entrepreneur of the Year. The winner of the program will be announced on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas. The program is in its 32nd year of operation, and now recognizes business leaders from 145 cities and 60 countries throughout the world. The candidates are selected by a panel of independent judges, based on merit in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. To learn more about Flex Football™ and to find the NFX league nearest you: https://flexfootball.com National Flex Football Caleb Hanie 469.421.8090 [email protected] […]

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Former NFL Players Look to Ease Concerns Around Youth Football Through Their Common Sense Gameplay Solution, Flex Football

Frisco, TX, November 16, 2018 (PR.com) – Flex Football™ provides a new entry point for players that delivers the skill development and the thrill of football without all of the risks from impacts. National Flex Football (NFX) is a company owned and operated by former NFL players, and is a proud portfolio company of Blue Star Innovation Partners, L.P. (a fund owned by Jerry Jones and Rob Wechsler). They are easing concerns around safety while driving new growth to youth football with a proprietary common sense gameplay solution called Flex Football™. With inspiration coming from the NFL’s philosophy of high-tempo, low-impact practices where players wear soft-shell equipment, Flex Football™ bridges the gap between flag and tackle football for the first time. The combination of style of play and gear that promotes proper engagement in contact, kids to get used to a limited amount of contact before being thrust into the full […]

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