Leadership Tips for Student Athletes: Kickers and Punters

By Courtney Dorrel of Sports Force It’s been said that leaders are born, not made, but this could not be any farther from the truth. While some people are born with effective leadership skills, many people are not and need help to develop those skills. Leadership is an important skill all student-athletes should possess.  BelowContinue reading “Leadership Tips for Student Athletes: Kickers and Punters”

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”

Football Kicking Book – TKS Kicking Manual – How to Kick Field Goals

October 12th, 2010 Looking for a football kicking book?  Dont forget about the TKS Kicking Manual. It covers field goals, punting, kickoffs, kicking workouts and much more. This is a must read if you want to kicking in college. http://www.kickingsystem.com/store.html John Matich The Kicking System how to kick field goals, ehow, football kicking, san diego,Continue reading “Football Kicking Book – TKS Kicking Manual – How to Kick Field Goals”


Football/Soccer Kicking Instructor Goes Pro Again for One Game SAN DIEGO, April 21, 2010—The Kicking System, a football/soccer kicking academy educating kickers and punters about technique and the path to college athletics, announced today that its director, John Matich, was called on by the National Indoor Football League’s (NIFL’s) Omaha Beef to substitute for itsContinue reading “THE KICKING SYSTEM DIRECTOR SCORES FOR OMAHA BEEF (San Diego Kicking Coach)”

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”

Transferring Colleges: Kickers & Punters

December 1st, 2009 I figured I would start the month off with a post about transferring if you are a kicker or punter. Over the years, I have had students want to transfer after their first year at their college or later in their career for a variety of reasons.   First off, you needContinue reading “Transferring Colleges: Kickers & Punters”