TKS Announces Blog Talk Radio. Tips, Recruiting, and much more for Kickers & Punters (San Diego)

April 14th, 2010 NEW!!! TKS Blog Radio Show Monday April 19th, 2010 -8pm on http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kickingsystem. The Kicking System is a resource for kickers and punters on all levels. Get informed and improve your kicking by joining former NFL, NCAA, and Arena League Kicker, John Matich for interviews, technique guidance, workouts,  and much more.  Andrew Beinbrink,Continue reading “TKS Announces Blog Talk Radio. Tips, Recruiting, and much more for Kickers & Punters (San Diego)”

Don’t Stop Recruiting: Kicking Reality Stories

March 11th, 2010 Updating the recruiting list for the 2011 class jogged my memory about a few stories that may help demonstrate the reality of college football recruiting for kickers and punters. Here’s one about a student I’ve been working with for a few years, who I’ll call Joe. Joe was contacted late in theContinue reading “Don’t Stop Recruiting: Kicking Reality Stories”

2010 NFL Combine: Kickers & Punters: The Winning Mind

As we mentioned in a previous blog post, the NFL combine is upon us.  This week numerous kickers and punters will be evaluated in Indianapolis. They will undergo numerous testing protocols and be under an enormous amount of pressure. Geoff Miller, a sports psychologist based in San Diego, from the Winning Mind (thewinningmind.com), came byContinue reading “2010 NFL Combine: Kickers & Punters: The Winning Mind”

Functional Training for Kickers & Punters / Workouts for Kicking

As a professional kicking coach, regularly I am asked about how kickers can improve their flexibility and further extend their kicking distances.  Over the years, I have noticed that kickers and punters lack functional strength. Punters in particular, who have a natural ability to kick the ball fifty yards consistently, often lack the proper extensionContinue reading “Functional Training for Kickers & Punters / Workouts for Kicking”

SAN DIEGO KICKING ADAEMY (THE KICKING SYSTEM)

Is you want to be added to the TKS Magazine/Newsletter please email us at john@kickingsystem.com and put “newsletter” in the subject line. We send out weekly newsletters announcing updates. TKS does offer private lessons, and kicking camps on a year round basis.

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?”

TKS Kicker at Arizona: Bonano, carries best GPA on team

September 18th. 2009 TKS Alum Jon Bonano, had a nice article written about him in the Arizona Daily Star the other day.  It talks about how balanced Bonano is with his school and football time. Keep up the good work Jon! Jon has the top GPA on the team! Not just football on brain TopContinue reading “TKS Kicker at Arizona: Bonano, carries best GPA on team”

UFL New Football League: Kickers & Punters

March 12, 2009 I just heard about a new league about to get started, the United Football League (UFL).  As of right now, there will be four new teams: in San Francisco (AT&T Park), Las Vegas, Hartford/New York, and Orlando. The league will start to sign players in July, after all the rosters are formedContinue reading “UFL New Football League: Kickers & Punters”