Most forms of football have a move known as a tackle. Football is the word given to a number of similar Team sports all of which involve (to varying degrees kicking a Ball with the foot in an attempt to score a In most cases this move is one that prevents an opposing player from carrying out what they intend.
The word is used in some contact sports to describe the act of physically holding or wrestling a player to the ground. Many Sports involve a degree of player-to-player and/or player-to-object contact In other sports, it simply describes one or more methods of contesting for possession of the ball.
In Middle Dutch, the verb tacken meant to grab or to handle. By the 1300s, this had inspired a new use in sailing, referring to rigging, equipment, or gear used on ships. By the 1700s, a similar use was applied to harnesses or equipment used with horses. Modern use in football comes from the earlier sport of rugby, where the word was used in the 1800s.
In American football and Canadian football, to tackle is to physically interfere with the forward progress of a player in possession of the ball, such that his forward progress ceases and is not resumed, or such that he is caused to touch some part of his body to the ground other than his feet or hands, or such that he is forced to go out of bounds. American football, known in the United States and Canada simply as football, is a competitive Team sport known for mixing strategy with In accordance with the Manual of Style (see) Canadian English is used throughout this article (see Canadian_English#Spelling) In any such case, the ball becomes dead, the down is over, and play ceases until the beginning of the next play. A dead ball in American football is a condition that occurs between Football plays after the player with the football has run out of bounds or after he is Down A play from scrimmage is the activity of the games of Canadian football and American football during which one team tries to advance the ball or to score and the A tackle is known as a quarterback sack when the quarterback is tackled behind the line of scrimmage while attempting to throw a pass. In American football and Canadian football, the sack occurs when the Quarterback is tackled behind the Line of scrimmage before he Quarterback ( QB) is a position in American and Canadian football. In American and Canadian football a line of scrimmage is an imaginary transverse line crossing the football field across its narrower dimension beyond A tackle for loss indicates a tackle that causes a loss of yardage for the opposing running back or wide receiver. A sack does not count as a tackle for loss.
Tackle is also the name of player positions on both the offensive and defensive teams. In American and Canadian football, offensive tackles ( OT, T) are a part of the Offensive line. In American and Canadian football, offensive tackles ( OT, T) are a part of the Offensive line. Defensive tackle ( DT) is a position on the defensive line in American and Canadian football. Usually there is a left and right tackle on each team.
The man who is called by most the hardest man to tackle is Earl Campbell who played for the Oilers in the late 70's. Earl Christian Campbell (born March 29 1955 is a former professional American Football Running back and is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Using tackle breaking techniques he ran his way into the Pro Football Hall of Fame
Tackling is a key part of Aussie Rules and part of its spectator appeal. The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the Hall of fame of the National Football League (NFL
As there is no offside rule in Aussie Rules, players can be tackled from any direction, and often blindsided. For this reason, the sport allows shepherding methods for teammates to be able to protect the ball carrier. Shepherding is a tactic and skill in Australian rules football, a team sport
The variety of different ways to contest possession in Aussie Rules has led to first time observers of the game regarding it as having "no rules" or as some Australian's unfamiliar with the game colloquially term it "Rafferty's Rules". Despite these stereotypes, however, there are actually quite strict rules governing tackling.
In Australian rules football, the move commonly described as a "tackle" is similar to in rugby and involves wrapping, holding or wrestling a player who has possession of the ball to the ground. Australian (rules football, or simply known as football, footy or Aussie rules, is a Team sport played between two teams of 18 players
Tackling in Australian Rules is unique in that if tackled player does not dispose of the ball having had opportunity to do so (called the holding the ball rule), or concedes a penalty in the tackle (i. Holding the ball is a rule in Australian rules football. It is necessary to prevent players from slowing down play e. tries to throw the ball when he was only allowed to "handball" or kick it) the tackler is rewarded with a free kick. A free lick in Australian rules football is a penalty awarded by a field umpire to a player who marks a ball (catches a lick that travels 15 metres has This is only paid if the player tackling does not either deliberately or unintentionally hold the ball to their opponents body.
A tackle must make contact below the shoulders and above the knees, and a player is able to be thrown to the ground, so long as the tackle is not reckless. There are also rules outlawing pushing in the back making tackling more difficult.
Players wear little to no padding to cushion the impact of tackles, however mouthguards are essential for keeping your teeth. As there is no offside rule in Aussie Rules, tackling is more often when chasing a player down rather than frequent on head on contact.
There are many types of tackles in Australian rules football:
Great tacklers in the AFL are Brett Kirk, David Rodan, Jude Bolton, Troy Cook, James McDonald, Aaron Davey and Alwyn Davey. Brett Kirk (born 25 October 1976 is an Australian rules football player with the Sydney Swans of the AFL, and is known colloquially as "Kirky" David Rodan (born 8 October 1983 in Fiji) is a professional Australian rules footballer Rodan was recruited by AFL club Richmond Tigers Jude Bolton (born 15 March 1980 is an Australian rules football player with the Sydney Swans of the AFL, and is known as " Hey Jude Troy Cook (born 12 August 1976 is an Australian rules footballer Cook plays for the Perth Football Club in the West Australian Football League. James I McDonald (born 5 October 1976 is an Australian rules footballer in the Australian Football League. Aaron Davey (born 10 June 1983 is an Indigenous Australian rules football player Alwyn Davey (born 15 May 1984 is an Indigenous Australian rules footballer who currently plays for the Essendon Football Club of the Australian Football
The player with possession of the ball can use evasion skills to avoid being tackled or caught holding the ball. These include:
Techniques used before a tackle.
Current AFL players which have mastered these techniques and are rarely caught holding the ball are Robert Harvey and Chris Judd. Robert Jeffrey Harvey (born 21 August 1971 is a former Australian Rules Football player in the Australian Football League. Christopher Dylan Judd (born 8 September 1983 is an Australian professional Australian rules footballer for the Carlton Football Club in the Australian
Current AFL players with great breaking skills include Gary Ablett, Jr., Daniel Kerr, Paul Chapman, Fraser Gehrig, Leon Davis and Barry Hall. Gary Ablett Jnr (born 14 May 1984 is an Australian rules football player for the Geelong Football Club. Daniel Richard Kerr (born 16 May 1983 is an Australian rules footballer Kerr was recruited from East Fremantle Football Club and made his AFL debut in Paul Chapman (born 5 November 1981 is an Australian rules footballer in the Australian Football League. Fraser Gehrig (born 3 March 1976 is an Australian rules footballer in the Australian Football League (AFL currently listed with the St Kilda Football Club Leon Davis (born 17 June 1981 is an Australian rules footballer in the Australian Football League. Barry Hall (born 8 February 1977 is a professional Australian rules footballer While he had played several seasons at the St Kilda Football Club, Hall is best known
Although the term "tackle" is used in Australian Rules to exclusively describe wrapping, holding or wrestling a player in possession, there are also several other ways of contesting possession in Australian rules that other sports would describe as a "tackle" and that also involve a degree of contact.
Other defensive actions are generally categorised as one percenters. Colliding with other players whilst trying to catch or mark the ball is part of the game, however tackling a player jumping in the air to catch a ball is strictly not allowed. A mark is a skill in Australian rules football where a player cleanly catches (is deemed to have controlled the ball for sufficient time a kicked ball that has travelled Bumping a player who is jumping to catch the ball is not allowed unless the player is deemed to have intentions to contest for possession or have "eyes for the ball". The defensive tactic of punching away (commonly known as spoiling) from a player is allowed. Smothering, which involves using the arms or body to get in the way of an opponent's kick as it leaves their boot, and is similar to a charge down in rugby football.
Gaelic football defines tackling as wresting the ball from an opponent's hands. Bumping is allowed on the player with the ball, but a player cannot be grabbed.
International rules football is a hybrid game between Australian rules football and Gaelic football. International rules football (Peil na rialacha idirnáisiunta also known as inter rules in Australia and compromise rules in Ireland is a hybrid Australian (rules football, or simply known as football, footy or Aussie rules, is a Team sport played between two teams of 18 players Gaelic football ( Irish: Peil, Peil Ghaelach, or Caid) commonly referred to as " football " is a form of Football Tackling in International Rules is subject to similar rules as Australian rules football, but with some subtle differences. Tackling is only allowed as low as the waist, whereas it is allowed down to the knees in Aussie Rules.
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In rugby league the ball-carrier only may be tackled by any number of defenders from any direction. History See also History of rugby league The grass roots of rugby league can be traced to early football history, through the playing of ball games The initial contact in the tackle must be made below the ball carrier's neck or it will be deemed a high tackle and penalised. A tackle in rugby league is completed when any of the following occurs:
Once the tackle is completed the ball-carrier must be allowed to get to his feet to 'play-the-ball'. Rugby league players all need to be particularly physically fit and tough because of the game's fast pace and the expansive size of the playing-field as well as the inherently Spear tackles are illegal in rugby league, with most tackles in which the defender is lifted 'above the horizantal' bringing about penalties. A spear tackle is a dangerous tackle in Rugby union, Rugby league and Australian rules football whereby a player is picked up by a tackler on
In rugby union, a player must be brought to ground for a tackle to be completed. Overview See also Playing rugby union A rugby union match lasts for 80 minutes (plus stoppage time with a short Overview See also Playing rugby union A rugby union match lasts for 80 minutes (plus stoppage time with a short The tackled player must release the ball, but the ball is not dead and a ruck forms to contest possession of it. Overview See also Playing rugby union A rugby union match lasts for 80 minutes (plus stoppage time with a short If the ball carrier is not brought the ground a maul will usually form. Overview See also Playing rugby union A rugby union match lasts for 80 minutes (plus stoppage time with a short
In Football (soccer), a player tackles an opponent by taking control of the ball from them. Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered A sliding tackle or slide tackle is a Skill in football in which a player attempts to take the ball away from an opposing player by deliberately leaving Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered This is achieved by using either leg to wrest possession from the opponent, or sliding in to knock the ball away. The target of the tackle must always be the ball, otherwise it may be deemed as illegal by the referee, especially if the player makes contact with his opponent before the ball, or makes unfair contact with the player after playing the ball. Tackling with both legs, or from behind is also illegal. If a tackle is deemed legal then play continues.
Tackling with studs up is considered dangerous, although it is not always punished.
Other non-football games that feature tackling or similar concepts include British Bulldogs and Hurling, while Hockey and Shinty feature similar bumping or shoulder barging moves. British Bulldogs (often used in the singular - British Bulldog - or simply Bulldog[s]) is a tag-based Game, of which Red Rover Hurling (in Irish, iománaíocht or iomáint) is an outdoor team Sport of ancient Gaelic origin administered by the Gaelic Hockey is any of a family of Sports in which two teams compete by trying to maneuver a Ball, or a hard round rubber or heavy plastic disc called a puck Shinty (derived from the Scottish Gaelic sinteag although it is referred to as camanachd or iomain in modern Gaelic is a Team sport