IDIOMS

kicking boots

(idiomatic) Ability to kick well.

Example: 2011 September 18, Ben Dirs, “Rugby World Cup 2011: England 41-10 Georgia”[1], BBC Sport:
  As in their narrow defeat of Argentina last week, England were indisciplined at the breakdown, and if Georgian fly-half Merab Kvirikashvili had remembered his kicking boots, Johnson's side might have been behind at half-time.