Special Teams Half Line Punt Drill


The purpose of this Special Teams Half Line Punt Drill is to teach and practice correct assignments for the Punt Protection.


Split up the Punt Coverage Team into three sections.

Each group will go through their blocking responsibilities.

The coach must change up the front.

The idea behind this Half Line Punt drill is to make sure everyone knows who they have.

The shield must stay stout vs. the pressure.

Punter must stay inside the shield.

Coaching Points

  • Correct assignments
  • Correct footwork


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This Special Teams Half Line PuntDrill is contributed by ©2007 Randy Hedberg, at that time Head Coach at St. Cloud State University – The St. Cloud State Huskies are playing in the NCAA II North Central Conference (NCC).
Randy Hedberg is now the Associate Head Coach at the NDSU Bisons, which play in the NCAA Div I MVFC