Youth football clinic hits the field this weekend

For the ninth consecutive year, the Walk-On’s Independence Bowl Youth Football Clinic will hit the turf at Independence Stadium this Saturday, June 8.

The Youth Clinic is a free clinic and open to youth from five-years-old through incoming eighth graders. It will run from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and registration will begin at 7 a.m. at the southwest entrance of Independence Stadium.

Parents can register their children in advance for the clinic, and pre-registration is available now at Spots for the clinic are limited to 400 participants, and only a limited number of spots are still vacant.

The Youth Football Clinic will teach participants football fundamentals by participating in offensive, defensive and special team drills. Youth will also learn different fitness techniques and the importance of being physically active.

Participants will receive instruction from regional college coaches from Northwestern State University, Grambling State University and Sam Houston State University. They will also receive a free t-shirt and lunch following the clinic.

Sponsors of the 2019 Walk-On’s Independence Bowl Youth Football Clinic include First Bossier, Willis-Knighton Health System, D1 Training Shreveport, Little Works in Progress and Sports World.

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Paul Savage, Jr.

Paul Savage, Jr. is a graduate of Centenary College of Louisiana and is the owner, founder, & designer of Savage Creative Solutions. Savage Creative Solutions is a full-service, integrated marketing agency headquartered in Shreveport, LA with a growing national footprint across multiple industries. Savage is a local marketing and communication professional, entrepreneur, and accomplished author. His debut memoir, "Diary of A Testicular Cancer Survivor," has been featured on Amazon's best-seller list.

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