A High School Hero is any NFL player who wants to give back to his High School or youth team by making sure each player on his former team is using the best force-reducing technology.
Who is a
“On the field playing high school football is where my love of the game truly developed. It's so important as professional players to support these football programs and be part of initiatives that keep young players safe. I'm so excited to join Defend Your Head's "High School Hero" program to bring better head safety to high school football.”Zach Ertz, TEPhiladelphia Eagles
The Headline is Safety
Concussion and Long term effects of repetitive impacts with many sub-concussive blows going unnoticed.
Most of the industry’s head protection efforts focus on reducing the number of concussions. Players suffering from concussions typically show symptoms and are removed from the game.
However, a growing body of research suggests repetitive sub concussive events can be as harmful as injuries sustained from “big concussive hits”, which are more easily diagnosed.
ProTech SAFR Technology addresses both, however with schools’ athletic budgets being cut across the country, safety is not being made a priortiy.
Protech: Patented Soft-shell force reduction technology that complements existing helmet models
With the help of our High School Heroes, schools and youth sports organizations will be given the gift of safety for their athletes.
Our High School
“The likelihood of even one high school player making it to the NFL is pretty slim,” said Bradley. “So there’s nothing more important than keeping Mastery Charter kids and their brains safe from injury.”