American Football

American Football is a competitive team sport known for combining strategy with physical play. The objective of the game is to score points by advancing the ball into the opposing team's end zone.

The ball can be advanced by carrying it (a running play) or by throwing it to a team-mate (a passing play). Points can be scored in a variety of ways including carrying the ball over the opponent's goal line, catching a pass thrown over that goal line, kicking the ball through the goal posts at the opponent's end zone, or tackling an opposing ball carrier within his end zone. The winner is the team with the most points when the time expires.

Activity type:

Contact Sports

How to get involved:

Contact American Football NGB contact Brian Smallworth, coachsmallworth@cornishsharksacademy.org.uk , 07885277691

Equipment needed:

Various equipment required - all available to borrow.

National Governing Body:

British American Football Association

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