Charlotte Symposium Set For Mid November
Atlanta, GA-- After a successful launch of the league's symposiums and team tryouts, the National Gridiron League is pleased to announce the next 2019 NGL Symposium will take place November 15th thru November 17th in Charlotte, North Carolina. This will mark the third an final symposium by the National Gridiron League during the 2019 off season cycle. League symposiums were intiated this summer and fall providing players more league information and exposure, while also providing league staff additional time for player evaluation. The goal of the NGL has been to find the best available talent in the country.
When: Friday, November 15th thru November 17th
Location: Matthews Sportsplex | 2425 Sports Parkway | Matthews, NC 28105
Cost: $125.00 Early Registration | $175.00 (Late Registration)
Who: Recent college football graduates, semi-pro football players, and professional indoor/arena football players.
What To Expect:
Athletes check-in upon arrival to event.
Each athlete will be encouraged to get outfitted in their best athletic performance gear.
HEIGHT & WEIGHT
Official height and weight measured and recorded.
FOOTBALL TESTING & TRAINING
After a proper, supervised “dynamic warm-up,” participants will have the option to test in the 40-yard dash, 20-yard shuttle, vertical jump and kneeling power ball toss. NGL staff will then work participants through specific drills designed to improve athletic ability, speed and explosiveness. Here, athletes have the opportunity to tap into the secrets of proper workouts that have helped players make it to the NFL, including cone and ladder drills. This period educates participants on how to improve football-specific speed, agility and quickness movements, and also how to train specifically for the needs and requirements of their individual positions.
POSITION SPECIFIC DRILLS
Participants are separated into position groups (QBs, RBs, WRs, OLs, DLs, LBs and DBs) to work individually on football skills and techniques with league position coaches with college and NFL experience.
Each concludes with one-on-one passing and linemen drills, which maybe the highlight of the workout.
Players will participate in three (3) team practices. Providing coaches and scouts the opportunity to view players in eight vs eights situations.