Using a simple kickoff return that allows players to block the same cover opponent can lead to great success.
As competitors, we all want to feel like we are contributing to the success of the team, punt return may be an avenue for a player to contribute.
In a game where timing matters, football coaches must measure not only the speed of their players, but the speed of their players’ technique.
The Citadel dedicates thirty minutes early in the week to continue the development of their special team’s fundamentals & coverage techniques.
We teach skills in a progressive manner, from the first action of the play to the last, and through spring into summer phases we will combine the skills.
Here are a number of methods for implementing special teams periods, drills and proper approaches to improving specials teams on an individual and a team basis to develop your kickers and punters.
Pete Lembo dives into all the different aspects of his special teams philosophy and why it has proven successful over the years.
Coach Kevin Doherty shares his philosophy on coordinating Special Teams and simplifying this phase of the game by complementing both offensive and defensive terminology, drills, and techniques.
Special teams is a collection of moments, and my goal as the coach is to help my players be prepared for the moments they are given. These competitive Special Team drills were developed for that specific purpose.
Do you think special teams isn’t as vital a part of the game as offense or defense? Sooner or later, coaches realize that much like dominant offenses and defenses, stalwart special teams units keep you in the game.
The approach to the kicking game on special teams that we take at Texas Tech is a common-sense approach. When I say that, I mean we understand the importance and the value of a good kicking game, so we involve our very best players in the kicking game.
Special teams at Fordham are emphasized both on and off the field. Shane Fogarty dives into the Fordham Punt Return circuit, and the individual and group drills they use for the development of fundamentals.