Specialists Category

It’s Practice Period 5. Do You Know Where Your Kickers Are?

Posted on October 9th, 2018

FirstDown PlayBook and USA Football sat down with Taylor Mehlhaff who has been a kicker or has coached specialists pretty much all...

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Introducing Special Teams Football Academy

Posted on June 28th, 2015

Coaching special teams is one of the hardest if not the hardest job on a football staff. You are dealing with so many moving parts...

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Two Step Approach For Kickers

Posted on April 30th, 2015

  When working with kickers and punters, I always stress the importance of being as efficient as possible and limiting the ro...

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Body Position Matters For Kickers Too

Posted on December 4th, 2014

By Guest Blogger Taylor Mehlhaff I always tell my kickers, that there is no “right” way to kick. However, there are basic prin...

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What Should The Specialists Be Doing At Practice?

Posted on November 4th, 2014

By Guest Blogger Taylor Mehlhaff I recently saw this online and thought that I’d write a blog post this week on the topic. Being...

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