Informative Speech On The Football Helmet Industry

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A. Attraction Step: Vince Lombardi, the legendary coach of the Green Bay Packers, once said: “Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.” This quote is a great definition of American football. In which a group of people strive for something greater than themselves. Along with this, it gives Americans a sport unlike any other.

B. Mission Statement: Today, I will be discussing the culture of American football and how it can shape one’s life, so hopefully you too can be encouraged to see what organized sports have to offer.

C. Preview of 3 Main Points: First, we will warm up with the history of football, second we will examine the football helmet itself and why it is so important to a player; and third, we will start to come to an ending, as …show more content…

Impact: Without helmets, football could not be properly played. This is why they are one of the most important aspects in the sport.

2. Claim: The football helmet has became one of the most technologically advanced pieces of equipment in all of sports.

a. Support: Along with Riddels first closed faced helmets, advances such as polycarbonate shells and radio transmitters have arose.

b. Impact: Football players today are wearing helmets that protect them more than they know.

3. Claim: Rules and regulations are constant, specifically to protect against concussions.

a. Support: As players can choose which helmet they wear, it must be myriad tested to ensure they are protected.
b. Impact: Due to testing and regulations, the chances of getting a concussion is decreased.

TRANSITION: We just examined the football helmet, so as we race to the finish, let me tell you about my relationship with football.

C. Third Main Point Topic Sentence: As we come to an ending, I’ll explain my personal connection to football, including my own fitness, the mental strength I gained, and the brotherhood.

1. Claim: Because I played football, I have a completely different outlook on

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