9780736074704

Football Kicking and Punting

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  • ISBN13:

    9780736074704

  • ISBN10:

    0736074708

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-05-27
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
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Summary

Huddle up with one of the greatest players in football history as he shares the techniques, strategies and secrets of kicking and punting. In Football Kicking and Punting, Hall of Famer and NFL 75th Anniversary Team member Ray Guy joins veteran kicking coach Rick Sang to provide aspiring kickers and punters with expert instruction found nowhere else. From the fundamentals to advanced strategies, it's all here. Included are: field goals, extra points and special plays. 46 proven drills to maximise practice time and ensure improvement in distance, hang time, consistency and accuracy. Specialised warm-ups and conditioning programmes to improve flexibility, increase leg strength and prevent injury. Game strategy preparation, including opponent assessment and defense recognition. In addition, Guy and Sang share their personal strategies for adapting and compensating for challenging field and weather conditions, specific game situations and an opponent's strengths and weaknesses. So whether it's pinning an opponent inside the 20 or drilling that last-second kick through the uprights, let Football Kicking and Punting elevates play and ensures a winning performance.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Key to Diagramsp. xii
The Placekicking Gamep. 1
Placekicking Fundamentalsp. 3
Kickoffsp. 29
Field Goals and Extra Pointsp. 53
Compensating for Conditionsp. 61
Placekicking Practice Drillsp. 77
The Punting Gamep. 105
Punting Fundamentalsp. 107
Situational Puntingp. 131
Coverage Recognition and Pickupp. 145
Punting Practice Drillsp. 155
Countdown to Game Dayp. 185
Snaps, Holds, and Recovery Playsp. 187
Pregame Programp. 207
Special Teams Preparationp. 231
Coming Through in the Clutchp. 243
Conditioning for Kickers and Puntersp. 249
Indexp. 269
About the Authorsp. 274
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