Nike Coach of the Year Clinic Publications, dba Telecoach, Inc. – Coaching the Long Snapper & Placeholder: Technique and Mechangics – Braunstein
Ryan Senser has had stints as a long snapper in Orleans Saints (2008) and the Seattle Seahawks (2008-2009).
Michael Braunstein currently owns and operates the company, “Kick on 4th Down”
F211 – Coaching the Long Snapper & Placeholder:
Coaching the Long Snapper & Placeholder:Technique and Mechanics presents in-depth guidelines for mastering the basic techniques for both the long snapper and the placeholder. The DVD explains and demonstrates the fundamental skills involved in long-snapping, including the approach, grip, and reacting to the snap count. The DVD also reviews the essential components involved in coaching a fundamentally sound placeholder for field-goal and PAT attempts. Appropriate for coaches, teams, and players at all competitive levels, the DVD is designed to be an invaluable resource for coaches who want to address these important, yet often overlooked special team’s roles. Among the topics covered: • The approach • Proper alignment • Stretch out to the ball • The grip • The snap • Examples of snaps • Proper snap height (coaching points) • Preventing the snap from drifting sideways • The holder for field goals and P.A.T.’s
• Snap, hold, kick demonstration