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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Intelligent Kicking Approach To Training Camp

Posted on July 25th, 2018

Every team and coach is different, but try to sit down with him and come up with a plan of how often you will be kicking during ca...

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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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Move That Ball Back 15!

Posted on May 21st, 2015

It is a whole new world in the NFL. Anyone who is shrugging off the latest rule change that moves the ball back to the 15 yard lin...

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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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Mid-Season Thoughts…

Posted on October 13th, 2014

By guest blogger Taylor Mehlhaff When you reach that mid-season point of the season, it is always beneficial to sit back and do an...

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