Kicking Camps with Kicking Coach Michael Husted

Husted Mini Camp

Husted Kicking Mini Camps are one day camps designed to focus on the finer details of the kicking game.  With 10 years of professional playing and 10 years of coaching experience, you will learn what it takes to train and prepare like a professional.  At these mini camps, we will focus on:

Field Goals:

  • Correct set up steps
  • Linear approach steps
  • Ideal plant foot location
  • Effective body position upon contact


  • Determining proper distance and steps to the football
  • Efficient tempo to the football on the approach
  • Proper plant foot location
  • Ideal body position for maximum power
  • Onside kicks


  • Proper grip on the football
  • Correct drop location
  • Linear compact steps
  • Efficient leg swing
  • Ideal finish down the field
  • Directional punts


  • Proper distance behind the kickoff coverage team
  • Filling in holes
  • Leveraging the sideline
  • Wrapping and driving through the tackle

Recruiting Discussion:

  • What to expect
  • Leveraging ranking camps
  • Parent involvement
  • Student-Athlete involvement


National Camp Series Kicking Camps (NCS)

The NCS offers regional kicking camps and an annual Super Camp that provide instruction and evaluations. Collectively, our coaches are the most respected in the world with NFL, and College level playing experience. The National Camp Series, through its kicking camps, helps student-athletes to gain experience, prove consistency, and provide exposure to colleges and universities.

The National Camp Series was developed by former NFL Kicker Michael Husted. After a successful 9 Year NFL career, Michael determined that there had to be a more objective and analytical process to evaluate college prospects.

The National Camp Series is a series of kicking camps around the country with use an objective evaluation platform that is hosted by a network of expert kicking coaches. The National Camp Series (NCS) KIX Player Ratings System utilizes over six years of historical event data to determine a kickers rankings by cross-referencing player data to determine how the athletes stack up against others, both presently and historically.

The Kicking Game is 90% mental. "Can YOU do it when the pressure is on." The biggest difference between being successful at each level is the ability to perform under pressure. The Kicking Game has become so important over the last couple of years, that there is great emphasis on specialists to perform on a consistent basis.

Our platform offers specialists multiple events to help them:

  1. See how they stack up against others across the country
  2. Demonstrate to colleges their ability to play at the next level
  3. Learn how to perform under pressure

The National Camp Series consists of a team of the most highly respected kicking coaches in the country. This is a huge benefit to you! By leveraging our team of coach's knowledge and contacts we are able to give you better evaluations and market you to a very broad network of college coaches. Basically, you will have our entire team of coaches working for you to find you a college. This is why we use the 'team approach' to the National Camp Series.

The experience that you get through NCS kicking camps will prepare you for the next level. The National Camp series offers kickers, punters and long snappers a unique opportunity to showcase their talents in four separate divisions based on your graduation year.

  1. College (Seniors, College Transfers, Junior College and College Eligible)
  2. Varsity (Juniors)
  3. Jr. Varsity (10th grade)
  4. Freshman (9th grade and below)
  5. Middle School (8th grade and younger)

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