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…”

Kaeding, Scifres, San Diego Chargers Special Teams, and Nick Novak?

It was a busy Sunday with the 10th Anniversary of September 11th and the start of the NFL season!  Not to mention the great performances of all the TKS Alumni in high school and college. The San Diego Chargers kicking game took a huge blow when the Minnesota Vikings took back the first kickoff 103Continue reading “Kaeding, Scifres, San Diego Chargers Special Teams, and Nick Novak?”

Rolf Benirschke, Former San Diego Charger Kicker, Interview  In this interview former, San Diego Charger, Kicker, Rolf Benirschke, talks about his life in the NFL, off-season kicking, Hall of Fame, Best kicker in the NFL and what he looks for in a kicker. Great insight from Rolf! Sorry for the poor audio! Want more check our our blog! This footage was fromContinue reading “Rolf Benirschke, Former San Diego Charger Kicker, Interview”

Other Aspects of Kicking… Longsnapping

One of the interesting things about TKS is we speak about the overlooked aspects of football.  I have to admit we have also been guilty of this as well.  One of the most important aspects of the kicking game has to be… longsnapping. Being on the receiving end of a concussion because of a botchedContinue reading “Other Aspects of Kicking… Longsnapping”

The Good, The Bad and the Ugly….Draft edition

The last two days has been great a draft, but much like all special teams attention there hasn’t been a kicker or punter drafted yet.  While I hate to see this, the reason is simple; History has not favored teams that have drafted kickers with high picks.  Only a select few have panned out well the restContinue reading “The Good, The Bad and the Ugly….Draft edition”

Nick Novak, on TKS Radio Show- San Diego Charger Kicker, 5/6 — 1pm (PST)

May 6th, 2010 Nick Novak, kicker for the San Diego Chargers, stops by The Kicking System Radio Show. Learn what a professional kicker does in the off-season. Hosted by John Matich of The Kicking System. 1pm (PST) Friday May 7th, 2010 Listen to Kickingsystem on Blog Talk Radio

Free Agents Sign With NFL Teams – Kickers/Punters (Specialists) NFL Draft 2010

April 26th, 2010 Wondering who got signed after the draft as a kicker/punter (specialist)? Here is a list of free agents kicker/punters that have signed after the NFL Draft 2010. Also listen the The Kicking Systems draft coverage at: Cort Johnson, Punter, West Texas has signed with the San Diego Chargers. Leigh Tiffin, goingContinue reading “Free Agents Sign With NFL Teams – Kickers/Punters (Specialists) NFL Draft 2010”

NFL Kicking Woes / The Decline of the NFL Kicker?

January 22nd 2010 Over the course of this NFL season, I have been asked the question, “What’s going on with the kickers this year?”   All-Pro kickers such as Nate Kaeding and Shayne Graham missed important kicks in the playoffs, Nick Folk had a debacle in Dallas and Baltimore Raven, Billy Cundiff missed a 30Continue reading “NFL Kicking Woes / The Decline of the NFL Kicker?”

Nate Kaeding, Kicker, San Diego Chargers his Future and Struggles vs Jets

January 18th, 2010 As a San Diego Charger fan, this is a tough blog entry to write.  But I had to discuss the future of Nate Kaeding.  As a kicking coach in the San Diego area, I get questions asked all the time about his future with the Chargers. I believe the Chargers will keepContinue reading “Nate Kaeding, Kicker, San Diego Chargers his Future and Struggles vs Jets”