Flex Flag Football
Updated Sunday June 17, 2018 by Christine Pulsifer.
Flex Flag, or "Flex Football" is a variation of flag football that provides young players a "bridge" from traditional flag football to tackle football.
- 9 on 9 play
- Traditional first downs
- Limited contact
- Players are introduced to blocking
- No shoulder blocking
- No tackling
- Players wear flags, just like traditional flag football
- Players wear soft-shell helmets and soft-shell shoulder pads
Flex football is growing in popularity in Central Massachusetts . We will be offering flex football at the 2nd/3rd grade level this coming season. All Flex protective equipment, including soft shell helmet made with high-impact EVA foam, lightweight softshell shoulder pads, jersey and flags will be provided by NSYFCA this season.
Here is a quick look into Flex Football https://vimeo.com/233674571