The end of a Legend…Matt Stover

A great person retired this last week….. and no I dont mean Oprah I am speaking of the quietest record breaking career for a place kicker, Matt Stover. Time and time again, most every guest we have had on the radio show has said,” emulate a professional and it will help you take your gameContinue reading “The end of a Legend…Matt Stover”

2011 Draft: Who Got Drafted? Kickers, Punters & Specialists

Well, as expected not too many specialists were drafted over the weekend in the 2011 NFL Draft.  The one thing they have in common is the both have in common is they handled both duties in college. Lets take a look at the two specialists drafted and how smart of a move each selection was.Continue reading “2011 Draft: Who Got Drafted? Kickers, Punters & Specialists”

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”

Super Bowl Game Winning Kicks

February 1st, 2011 Of course being a kicking coach I hope the Super Bowl comes down to a potential game winning field goal.  It quite simply is the most pressure play of all of sports. With millions watching around the world, rivaling the World Cup Finals, you cant even describe how much pressure lies onContinue reading “Super Bowl Game Winning Kicks”

Hunter Khaleghi, San Diego Kicker, Commits to Robert Morris University

January 31st, 2011 Great video of Hunter Khaleghi, LJCD Senior Kicker (2011), (San Diego, CA) talking about his recent commitment to Robert Morris University. Hunter a four year San Diego TKS Kicker, expands on his season, expectations, and what helped him reach his goals of kicking in college!  Congrats Hunter!

A look at Dan Carpenter’s day to forget

FROM — ESPN.COM By Tim Graham   Dan Carpenter wasn’t asked to kick any gimmies Sunday for the Miami Dolphins. His attempts were long. The wind was gusting about 20 mph. [+] Enlarge Marc Serota/Getty ImagesDan Carpenter missed four field goals in Sunday’s loss to Buffalo. And it’s tough to get on him for missingContinue reading “A look at Dan Carpenter’s day to forget”

San Diego Kicking Camp – January 9th, 2011 –9-12pm

December 8th, 2010 The Kicking System offers kicking camps, group lessons, and private lessons on a year round basis in San Diego, CA.  We have become the #1 trusted San Diego Kicking Coach over the past  7 years. We provide expert instruction, recruiting advice, strength & conditioing tips and video.  You can find the kickingContinue reading “San Diego Kicking Camp – January 9th, 2011 –9-12pm”

How Much Should I Kick? (High School Level) Field Goals, Kickoffs

Every year around this time of year I get emails from kickers from across the country about how they get hurt because they are kicking too much. Either they have a hip flexor injury, hamstrings are sore or quads are about to tear. Most of the time kicking injuries come from over-use or kicking withContinue reading “How Much Should I Kick? (High School Level) Field Goals, Kickoffs”

How to Place Hold for Field Goals

    Almost every high school game or practice I attend I always see a placeholder using incorrect technique on place-holding for field goals. Depending on the level, the holder has not changed anything since his Pop Warner days. Some common mistakes including letting the ball go before it’s kicked, holding the ball with theContinue reading “How to Place Hold for Field Goals”