Coaching and Installing the Shield Puntby David Weitz
When a Punt is blocked 90% of the time the team that blocked the punt wins the game.
The Punt Team is considered by many coaches as the most critical play in a game. No one play can have as significant of an impact as the Punt. In this book, the Shield Punt is dissected and broken down into individual skills for each player. Beyond detailing the role of each individual the book goes into further detail by giving the specific drills that make this the safest and most successful Punt scheme in football.
Coach Weitz is the Co-Special Teams Coordinator at Warren Central High School in Indianapolis, Indiana. Warren Central is a regional power with 8 State Championships and numerous Division 1 Football Players and several NFL players. In 2016 the Shield Punt helped the Warriors complete a 10-2 season where they won the MIC conference title while being ranked as high as ninth in the country and second in the Midwest. The Shield Punt helped the Warriors by having 0 punt blocks on 25 punts that went for an average of 35 yards without a specialized punter.