By: Staff Reports | Gwinnett Citizen
By: Staff Reports | Gwinnett Citizen

Kids & Pros #15YearsOfFootball Summer Camps Continue in Metro Atlanta
With the 2nd Annual Youth Football Camp in Norcross, Georgia
Over 300 athletes expected to participate in fifth Kids & Pros camp of the summer, run by NFL Alumni

Norcross – Former Atlanta Falcons locals-  Linebacker, Buddy Curry and Defensive Back Bobby Butler- continue giving back in their 15th year of Youth Football Camps across the Southeast. 

20160712 kp norcross 9654190Kids & Pros will hold a special FREE Youth Football Camp- compliments of the generous local sponsors listed below-- July 12-14 from 6:00-9:00 PM at Peachtree Corners Baptist Church in Norcross, GA.   In addition to three days (9 hours of football instruction), there will be a special Parent Info Session the first day of camp (July 12th) from 6:30-7:30 pm.  This session is open to surrounding area youth recreation and school coaches and parents interested in learning more about the following:  the impact as a coach as a role model, character building through football, equipment fitting, concussion avoidance, and proper skill training and tackling techniques (the steps of proper football tackling technique and other skills to avoid injuries). Gwinnett Medical Center’s Concussion Institute Dr. Adam Shunk will lead the discussion on concussion awareness and be on hand to answer parents’ questions.   20160712 kp norcross 9703190 NFL Alumni Buddy Curry (Atlanta Falcons 1980-1988) and Bobby Butler (Atlanta 20160712 kp norcross 9724190Falcons 1981 – 1992) will lead the three day camp. The camp is brought to Norcross, compliments of the following generous local partners:  Walmart, Sam’s Club, NFL Players Association, Concussion Institute Gwinnett Medical Center-Duluth, Sports Medicine Gwinnett Medical Center-Duluth, Bank of North Georgia, Law Office of John Z. Wu, HTFW, NFL Foundation, and National Christian Foundation, Thompson O’Brian, Dennis & Deborah Patterson, and Waste Pro.

20160712 kp norcross 9772190Curry, a USA Football Master Trainer, incorporates safe tackling techniques into his clinics along with life skill lessons.  The safe, non-contact football instruction teaches campers, parents and coaches the right way to play and how to avoid injuries, like concussions. 

20160712 kp norcross 9739190Kids & Pros, Inc. is a non-profit organization, started in 2002 by former Atlanta Falcons Bobby Butler and Buddy Curry to teach character and skills through athletics.  Kids and Pros is celebrating its 15th Summer Camp season this year, providing weekly youth football camps, clinics and football safety training across the Southeast. 

20160712 kp norcross 9674190For more information on Kids & Pros, Inc., please log onto our website at www.kidsandpros.com, follow us on twitter @kidsandpros, or connect with us on Facebook at Kids & Pros, Inc.

 

 

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