There’s few sights better than a goal kicker that is effortlessly able to slot goals from distance, and under pressure.
The tireless Welsh fullback, Leigh Halfpenny is one such player.
Aside from his silky skills in general play, it is his goal kicking that provides a great learning example for many young players looking to improve their own game.
Leigh is a prolific goal kicker from reasonable distance, yet rarely varies his kicking framework to do so.
The short analysis video below will take you through some of the keys to making great contact on the ball, in particular:
* A prolonged, steely gaze on ball sweet spot.
* A controlled and direct approach to tee.
* Great balance & body stability upon contact with the ball
By Stuart Lierich