It was fun for me not only speaking about Snapping, Holding, Punting and Kicking but also about Special Teams Drills and Schemes.
On Friday I had three, (1) one hour sessions. Below I gave a presentation on Kickoff Cover - Stop Middle Wedge and Wedge Left & Right Returns. My clinic presentation started with a power point presentation consisted as seen in the photo below.
After my power point presentation I followed with video's of my Bag Drill. In each video I highlighted players alignment, assignments and techniques used at each positions.
I also had a video of my famous Gauntlet Drill that I used for 13 years as a Special Teams Coach with the Vikings, Ravens and Cardinals.
In the photo below I am talking about the common errors that many punters have when punting a ball. One of the biggest problems with young punters is dropping the ball with the nose up.
During this one hour clinic presentation I tried to talk mostly about fundamentals. In the photo below, I'm talking and demonstrating a flat or nose down drop.
In my last clinic presentation I spent one hour talking about the Art of Snapping, Holding and Kicking. The key to any kickers success is having a good snapper and holder.
In the first part of my presentation I covered the fundamentals of snapping. I covered snapping for both field goal and long snapping.
Next, I covered coaching points for teaching a snapper not only to learn to hold but also to refine his skills if he's a capable holder already.
Last, I talked about the fundamentals for a soccer style kicker. A consistent approach, perfect triangle, perfect plant, body position, locking of the ankle before impact, locking of knee after impact and the follow through.
In the photo below, I am talking and showing the coaches future Hall of Fame Kicker, Gary Anderson's technique.
In the photo below, I am emphasizing the importance of a consistent approach and it's correlation to having a perfect plant.
Finally, I closed my clinic presentation showing the Bay Area Coaches a video of my One on One Kicking Lesson with Sebastian Janikowski last summer.
I have been working hard giving a lot of One on One Lessons lately and I must say it was fun getting back up on stage talking about the kicking game with coaches and answering questions.
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