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Nate Ebner & Friends Tackle Clinic

May 5 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

tackle clinic

Calling all High school Athletes! Join Nate Ebner and friends who’ll be providing tackle specific development training to those who are currently playing rugby, football or have an interest in learning more about contact sports.

PRICE: $20
Includes Free Jacks Match Ticket with a face value of $40

Be sure to bring a new, in original packaging toy to donate to the Patriots Foundation Toy Drive.

Participants will have the opportunity for autographs and an interactive Q&A session at the conclusion of the clinic. In conjunction with the clinic the Free Jacks will be running a toy drive supporting the cause of “Mental Health Awareness” throughout the month of may, with a donation to the Franciscan Children’s Hospital–a psychiatric and rehab hospital for kids operated by Boston Children’s.

All participants and match attendees are encouraged to bring a new toy for this cause, please see a list of preferable items below. Working alongside the Patriots Foundation, the New England Free Jacks and Nate Ebner are thrilled to be hosting a tackle clinic on May 5th before the Free Jacks take on the Chicago Hounds! Open to all players of high school age, we encourage you to come along and learn about proper tackle specific skills and techniques in a fun and enjoyable way.

toy drive

Be sure to bring a new, in original packaging toy to donate to the Patriots Foundation Toy Drive.

  • All donations must be brand new, odor-free, in original packaging and purchased within the last 6 months.
  • We cannot accept the following:
  • Used (including gently used) toys or clothing
  • Toys or stuffed animals that have been exposed to smoke
  • Collector items that have been gathered and stored over a significant period of time (sports cards, Beanie Babies, etc.)
  • Handmade get-well cards, greeting cards and holiday cards
  • Items containing latex (balloons, rubber balls, art supplies, etc.)
  • Violent themed items (items containing guns, knives, swords, blood, violence, etc.)
  • Racially and/or culturally insensitive items
  • Gift wrapped items (items will be unwrapped prior to being given to patients)
  • Religious themed items or messages
  • New or used medical supplies or equipment
  • Food, candy, beverages, etc.


What age groups can participate?
13 – 18 years of age

Do I have to register before the event? 
Yes, you must register before the event, you can register here

What time should we arrive?
We suggest arriving before 9:30 to check in

How much does it cost and what does it cover?
Registration costs $20. Free Jacks match tickets are included as well as the tackle clinic and poster. 

Do I have to bring a donation? 
Yes, you must being a donation, a list of preferable items can be accessed here

More details to follow, if you have any questions, please contact thomas.grant@freejacks.com

about nate ebner

  • Owner New England Free Jacks
  • OlympianUS National Rugby Sevens; former USA Rugby U19 and U20 national team MVP (15-a-side).
  • New England Patriot (2012 – 2019); New York Giant (2020 – Present)
  • Three-time Super Bowl champion
  • Second Team All-Pro (2016); E:60 Nate Ebner
  • Attended Ohio State University, where he majored in exercise science; junior year he walked-on the Buckeyes, had not played football in high school, by year’s end he was nevertheless considered the team’s best special teams player; voted the team’s most inspirational player, receiving the Bo Rein Award, and the team’s best special teams player, earning the Ike Kelley Award; three-time Big Ten Conference All-Academic honoree.
  • Born in Dublin, Ohio; Raised in Mason, Ohio; attended Hilliard Davidson High School.


May 5
9:30 am - 11:30 am
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