Complete Guide to Special Teams


Complete Guide to Special Teams is the authoritative resource on the kicking game for coaches and players. Created by the American Football Coaches Association, this guide could spell the difference in the outcome of several games each season.


Product Description

Win the all-important kicking game, every game! Complete Guide to Special Teams provides the tactical insights for gaining an advantage in every facet of the crucial third component of championship squads:

  • Kickoffs
  • Kickoff returns
  • Extra points
  • Two-point conversions
  • Punts
  • Punt returns
  • Field goals
  • Punt and field goal blocks

In addition, this comprehensive guide presents detailed technique instruction for kickers, punters, long snappers, field goal and extra point kickers and holders, kickoff and punt returners, and other specialized positions related to the kicking game. Chapters on the development of special team units and players highlight the best practice drills and key teaching points for success.