Special Teams Unit – Field Goals: Operation Times, Working with the Snapper and Holder

Field Goal Timing and Kicker: Special Teams Unit   TKS has been getting numerous phone calls over the last few days on how to help the special teams units for field goals and punting. We had to blog about the concepts: First you need find a good athlete in a consistent snapper. If you don’tContinue reading “Special Teams Unit – Field Goals: Operation Times, Working with the Snapper and Holder”

Dont Forget About the Kickers 2012 NFL Playoffs

In this TKS Radio Show, host John Matich and guest Filip Filipovich talk about Billy Cundiffs missed kick, Lawrence Tynes game winning field goal and Filip gives an insight to the crop of punters and kickers coming out this year in the NFL. Filip also talks about his new kicking endeavor, Top Kicker in America,Continue reading “Dont Forget About the Kickers 2012 NFL Playoffs”

A Post Cundiff Missed Field Goal World

Posted By Tim Valencia If you have been following this blog or any news site lately I am sure you know how much analysis has been going on with the now infamous Missed field goal in the AFC Champoionship game by Billy Cundiff. After John Maatich, (TKS Owner) has analyzed speicifically the kick the operationContinue reading “A Post Cundiff Missed Field Goal World”

Billy Cundiff, Missed Field Goal Versus Patriots

After numerous text messages, facebook posts and twitter comments, I figured I have to chime in and talk about Cundiffs missed field goal. First of all, I am not offering any excuses on why he missed the kick. From that distance, its a chip shot. I have posted the video of the field goal below.Continue reading “Billy Cundiff, Missed Field Goal Versus Patriots”

7 Steps to Creating Success in the Kicking Game

  Here are seven suggestions to maintaining a consistent approach in the kicking game. Some of these are great ideas for mental preparation: 1. Visualize the positive. Imagine the ball going through the uprights before each kick. 2. Don’t overdo it. Set a limit on the number of kicks you do in a practice. ThereContinue reading “7 Steps to Creating Success in the Kicking Game”

Mental Preparation…

I have been wanting to write a blog elaborating on one of the major themes we preach here at TKS, MENTAL PREPARATION for kickers and punters.  With the first week of the NFL, specifically the Chargers has presented a perfect example of the importance of being mentally prepared at all times. With the first playContinue reading “Mental Preparation…”

Mike Widnt, San Diego Charger, Long Snapper, Intervew

In this episode, San Diego Charger, Mike Widnt, stops by and chats with TKS Owner and Kicking Coach, John Matich. Mike explains what life is like a NFL long snapper, his goals for the season, shares some mental tips and much more. A great listen for all you long snappers!