Not sure exactly what your athlete needs to be ready for the first day of practice this season? Let us help you pick the right helmet, shoulder pads, cleats and accessories to make sure your athlete is geared up and ready for contact.
How To Fit Your Equipment
Football equipment comes in different sizes and fits. Using the fitting videos below, make certain you’re wearing equipment correctly so that you receive maximum protection during practices and in games.
Watch Helmet Fitting Videos
Watch Shoulder Pad Fitting Videos
Schutt Shoulder Pads
Still need help? Download or print this checklist, take it into your nearest Academy store and let it help you purchase exactly what your athlete needs for that first practice.
Football State Rules
Make sure you know the rules of the game, including rule changes, by clicking on the link below and visiting the athletic governing body in your state.
Starting a Youth Football Team
So, you want to start your own youth football team or organization but don't know where to begin? Follow this five-step gameplan and watch your team hit the gridiron for action this season.
Helmet Sizing Guide
Download this step-by-step guide and reference it in your nearest Academy store to make sure your athlete finds the perfect fitting helmet.