Monthly Archives: September 2010

Flexibility

Intelligent athletes never go into a workout or on to the field without warming up. Why would kickers do any differently? Warming up and stretching are major components of keeping your body healthy. Warming up is a progression of increasing … Continue reading

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It’s all in the Hips

While squatting, lunging and power lifting are essential to building an explosive kicker, weights aren’t always necessary. Performing abductor and adductor raises give more power behind the ball. As a bonus, these raises will help prevent you from injury by … Continue reading

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Balance – Cone Exercises

Focusing on balance is the perfect place to start for young kickers and great for revisiting with more advanced kickers. Balance/Coordination Training allows multiple muscles to be working together at the same time. Since kicking and punting also utilize multiple … Continue reading

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Dry Kicking

A high school coach put a blindfold over my eyes and told me I should still be able to hit a kickoff. I along with another kicker had several opportunities and we both failed miserably at each attempt. Take a … Continue reading

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