What Makes Adam Vinatieri So Good? | Kickers Of Earth

Adam Vinatieri, The oldest, highest scoring, and overall greatest player of all time. Adam continues to establish himself as the greatest player to ever step on the gridiron. While others may make good plays, Adam consistently shows up in prime time and dominates. His talents should never go unnoticed. He has shown why he has … Read more

Kicking Football Field Goals The Right Way | Kickers Of Earth

The field goal, while simple, can be one of the hardest positions for average players to do. Anyone can throw a ball to someone downfield. While a rush and everything changes the dynamic of the position, it can be done. Kicking a football requires immense precision and accuracy in order to accomplish the goal. Adding … Read more

Why Do Only 1% of Kickers Make It To The Pros? | Kickers Of Earth

While people often get to see the new kid on the block impress people with his or her talents professionally. Typically, many players deserve that same opportunity. We see the players who have shown that they are worth the chance in the league. They are the 1%. What about all the players who deserve that … Read more

What Are The Different Types Of Kicking Coaches? | Kickers of Earth

A Kicking coach has an integral part in a successful kickers career. For decades, kickers have been recognized as an independent breed. The position of a kicker is hard to coach unless one has been there done that. Since that is the reason, football teams struggle to find ways to improve their kickers. While practicing … Read more

Undrafted Kickers and Why They Thrive | Kickers of Earth

Being known as the underdog gives that person the ability to work hard to overcome the ego of the other person or team. The underdog almost always surpasses the big shot at some point in their career. Now that is not to say all big names do not succeed long term. But most underdogs earn … Read more

Quickly Improve Your Ball Contact in Field Goals, Punts, and Kickoffs

One of the greatest feelings is hitting a huge Field Goal that goes and goes. The second it leaves your foot, you know that it is going to fly. One of the main reasons that this happens is due to good ball contact, body positioning, and a fast leg. Throughout this post, we will uncover … Read more

Who Are The Best NFL Kickers In History, What Makes Them Elite? | Kickers of Earth

Each of these NFL kickers has a specific skill. And throughout history, these NFL Kickers have either revolutionized, changed, or created new opportunities for what is possible. Whether it is leg strength, elite-level multi-position players, or just complete clutch field goals ability, we will highlight what makes a great kicker. Hopefully, this post identifies what … Read more

Great Kicking Drills For Kickers

Facebook Twitter Instagram Youtube Pinterest We have all been in a situation where we want to be on top of our game. There are many components that factor into being a successful Kicker. One of the many purposes of drills is to maximize strengths and minimizing weaknesses. Drills come in many forms; Ball Contact, accuracy, … Read more

Football Kickers, The Differences Between NFL and The Average? | Kickers of Earth

Being an elite kicker takes hard work!

If you are like me, you are probably wondering how the heck an NFL Kicker becomes so good. How do they keep improving? When will the NFL reach a plateau in kicking statistics? Hopefully, we will continue to improve our game season after season. The human body is only capable of so much. Eventually, a … Read more

What Makes a Professional Kicker So Successful | Kickers of Earth

Being a professional comes down to many things. Mostly the smallest things. The kinds of things that we often say, “DUH.” to when someone explains why professionals are so good. Usually, it just comes down to they work harder than you do. Plain and simple. And that is okay! Being aware of what it takes … Read more