Pressure Kicking

After the recent NFL Combine we have learned just about every possible measurable statistic for potential athletes to go into the NFL. Coupling this with the information from “Tebowmania” sometimes the immeasurables, the intangibles are able to find you a place in the league and keep you in a starting role. Working back to kicking,Continue reading “Pressure Kicking”

Brian Heinz – Punter, Earns National Football Foundation Scholarship

I love reporting these kinds of events! Just a few weeks ago Cathedral Catholic HS punter (otherwise known as Big Oger or Heinz Ketchup) earned a huge award! The Walter Zable San Diego Chapter of National Football Foundation Awards Banquet was down in Mission Valley at the Scottish Rite Events Center. Brian was one ofContinue reading “Brian Heinz – Punter, Earns National Football Foundation Scholarship”

The Final Kick: January 28th

Some articles and kicking news from the week of January 28th Tide’s Shelley among instructors at Team Jackson Kicking Clinic Dothan Eagle Jeremy Shelley has walked in the same “kicking” shoes as those he worked with on Saturday during the Team Jackson Kicking Clinic at Houston Academy. “We (college kickers) were all here at some point,” Shelley said, referring toContinue reading “The Final Kick: January 28th”

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”

San Diego High School Kickers & Punters Preview 2011

It has been a busy summer and TKS wanted to take the time and preview this years kickers and punters for San Diego High Schools for 2011. Every year we are amazed of all the publications (we will not name them) on how much they don’t know about the best kickers in Southern California &Continue reading “San Diego High School Kickers & Punters Preview 2011”

Open topic…. has Kicking become too easy?

If anyone has currently been watching any of the preseason games, I am sure you have heard the complaints of the new kickoff rule.  Through two weeks, touchbacks are up twenty from last year.  While it is a small sample size it is expected to increase even more as we progress into the regular season.Continue reading “Open topic…. has Kicking become too easy?”

July…. the most dangerous part of the year.

The month of July is a tumultuous one for kickers and punters.  For some it’s  when they start working for the upcoming season, for others its where they work on polishing their skills.  For all its a dangerous part of the year. NFL linebacker Bart Scot recently commented that the end of two-a-days is anContinue reading “July…. the most dangerous part of the year.”

Pilates Plus San Diego – Kickers & Punters

In this TKS TV episode, John Matich of TKS interviews Pilates instructor Bret Caslavka of Pilates Plus San Diego, talking about the importance of Pilates for kickers and punters. Also a mini workout that you can try at home. Bret talks about the importance of core, flexibility and balance as an important part of theContinue reading “Pilates Plus San Diego – Kickers & Punters”