Visualization And Imagery Techniques Key Training For Kickers And Punters

Kickers and punters can incorporate visualization and imagery techniques into their everyday routines in many ways. This is a natural approach to the mental aspect of the game and should be incorporated as part of the skill-training process. These techniques can effectively increase the kicker’s and punter’s abilities to perform under pressure by increasing their confidence.

Where To Start? Assessing, Creating The Kicking Coach In You

Every coach is familiar with the old adage that field goals and field position win football games. In order for this to come to fruition, kickers and punters must develop a strong training regiment and be held accountable for their actions every day – week-in and week-out. Unfortunately, and perhaps oddly, the kicking game is often the least-coached position in a program.

Shield Punt Increases Efficiency, Production of Your Punting Game (w/ VIDEO)

Utilizing the Shield Punt is one of the most efficient ways to protect and cover your punts at the high school level. It provides you the ability to get seven special team’s players downfield and into coverage quickly, and by alignment alone, makes punts difficult for opponents to go after and block. This article features statistics coaching tips, diagrams and video to help you install the Shield Punt into your Special Team’s playbook.

Running Montana State’s Fake Punt

“When we used this fake against Sacramento State, it was 4th-and-1 at our 30-yard line. It was a risky call, but I was convinced they would rush hard and the play would be wide-open. This fake punt was designed to counteract the extremely heavy rush that teams were utilizing against our ‘shield’ punt formation.” – Rob Ash, Head Coach, Montana State University, Former AFCA President