COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Cleveland Browns running back and Columbus native Isaiah Crowell returned to his hometown for a football clinic.
On Saturday, June 20 around 200 people attended the USA Football FUNdamentals clinic for children ages 9-13 from 9 a.m. to 1
A.J. McClung Memorial Stadium, located at 600 4th Street.
The free, one-day clinic was 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.
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.
USA Football is the official youth football development partner of the NFL and its 32 teams.
About USA Football:
Indianapolis-based USA Football (
) is the sport's national governing body, leading the game's development for youth, high school and other amateur players. The independent nonprofit partners with leaders in medicine, child advocacy and sport to establish important standards rooted in education. USA Football advances coaching education and player skill development for safer play and positive experiences through athletics. Follow USA Football at
or on Twitter @USAFootball.
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 running back of athletes, youth football and the communities that support our game. For more information on the NFL Foundation, visit: