In several young people football organizations, the Point after Try (PAT) kick deserves 2 points and a run or pass deserves just 1 point. That holds true with both Pop Warner and AYF organizations as well as several independent leagues throughout the country. Numerous youth trainers feel they are wasting time creating an area twist and hanging out on PAT kicks.
PATs and Youth Football
Currently allow’s claim on those exact same 50 goals you made 20 RUB kicks, simply 40% conversion rate for 40 factors. Also by scoring an unbelievably high portion of your run plays, to match that scoring you would certainly need to transform just 40% of your PAT kicks.
While some of you are saying, 40% is difficult to do, it doesn’t have to be. I discovered going to the last two Pop Warner and SPBO AYF National Championships and various other large events, the groups that make it this much, they all kick. Also down at the Jr Pee Wee level I see these young children on well-coached groups making 60-70-even 80% of their kicks. Jeff Miret’s Pop Detector teams from Port St Lucie Florida have transformed 90% of their kicks in the last 2 National Tournaments.
Play the Percentages
Even if you aren’t attaching on 40% of your kicks, you require being skilled at kicking your PAT’s. Just what occurs if you are playing a group, you are down 14-6 and you score on the last play of the video game, if you have not been practicing your RUB kicks, there is definitely no opportunity you could connect the SPBO video game up. Champion caliber groups are able to convert their PAT kicks.
The trick is you have to spend time in developing a kicker. I satisfied the people from Kohl’s kicking institution at a clinic 4 or 5 years ago in Chicago. They have superb videos on training both kickers and punters. Even if you don’t intend to go into the depth that they do, simply learning more about proper foot placement is well worth the investment.