Why SLI ACT?
Advanced Concussion Training (ACT) provides the information and inspiration to play safer sports through a multimedia presentation. The curriculum was developed by Co-Founders Christopher Nowinski and Dr. Robert Cantu. Click here view a list of organizations who have held ACTs.
For whom are ACTs geared?
ACT presentations are customized to each audience, including coaches, parents, administrators, health professionals, athletes, and concerned citizens.
Who presents ACTs?
Christopher Nowinski, Dr. Robert Cantu, medical professionals, and former professional athletes who are trained in the curriculum. Participating organizations fund ACTs and/or third party sponsors will also contribute on occasion. If you are able to provide a large audience, we will help make the ACT happen.
What topics does ACT cover?
The SLI ACT 14 module curriculum:
Where are ACTs held?
Across North America. ACTs are held often throughout the year in Chicago and California as part of the Chicago Concussion Coalition and California Concussion Coalition, and upon invitation everywhere else.
“Any program would be negligent not to provide this vital information to all its coaches.” -Carmen Roda, Westport PAL President
“Whether you are a parent, athlete, or athletic support, this presentation is worthwhile, interesting, and educational.” -Tim Murphy, Harvard University Head Coach & 2011 New England Coach of the Year
“This course helps to convey the seriousness of concussions. Even after taking the online course for two years, I didn’t realize how common and how serious concussions can be.” -Boston Public Schools Coach
“They presented a considerable amount of information I was not aware of and gave simple strategies that I can implement in season.” -Boston Public Schools Coach
Click here to view upcoming ACTs.
To schedule or sponsor an ACT, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.