National Athletic Training Month

“ATs Are Health Care”

National Athletic Training Month is held every March in order to spread awareness about the important work of athletic trainers. In Honor of National Athletic Training Month, FWATA encourages ALL ATS’s and ATs to get involved this NATM.

The National Athletic Training Month 2019 theme is “ATs are Health Care” California, Nevada, Hawaii, Guam and America Samoa are all participating in NATM 2019! FWATA encourages all ATs and students to get involved in March. If you post your efforts on social media, don’t forget to tag us:
Twitter or Instagram: #NATM2019 @FWATAD8
Facebook: #NATM2019 @Far West Athletic Trainers’ Association

Keep an eye out for the District 8 #NATM2019 social media campaign #ATCribs where we are highlighting a number of different D8 AT settings in the style of “MTV Cribs” including collegiate, secondary school, ortho clinic, industrial, American Samoa, and more.  Check out the full videos on our YouTube channel

Many resources for NATM are available on the NATA website, including the poster series, stylebooks, and sample calendars. Link here:

NATM Contests
As always, NATA will be having a social media contest in accordance with NATM, although entries do not have to be campaigns done just during March, they can be year-round. There will also be a poster contest as well as a contest for the use of the theme. More info here:

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