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Football ages 5-8

So, more than one question...at your school...
Is it flag or full-contact?
What is the starting age?
How many practices per week, and how long are they?

Just curious, DS started this year...

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Ezranight

Asked by Ezranight at 12:18 PM on Jul. 30, 2010 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • My son started in first grade. Full contact. 2 a week maybe more or less. IDK. An hour at least. Some puking when it was hot. LOL
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 12:19 PM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • I didn't put in wht he does, lol...oops.
    Ages 6-8, (DS is 5, but had a late birthday, so going into 1st grade, 6 in Sept, they had to take him, lol)
    Full contact
    5 days a week, 2 hours a day
    Yeah, the coach told them the first day "there is NO PUKING on my field", lol, "go over in the woods if you need to"...
    Ezranight

    Comment by Ezranight (original poster) at 12:22 PM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • My son just joined football. He is 5 and it is full contact and in the summer they practice 3x's a week from 6-8 and then when school starts they practice 2x's a week from 6-730.
    mom2kaynic

    Answer by mom2kaynic at 1:44 PM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • My son played last year. 8 yrs old. Full contact/tackle. One month straight of 5/days/week practice then 3x's week plus game. 2hours per practice.
    Orionsgirl

    Answer by Orionsgirl at 12:46 AM on Jul. 31, 2010

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