How well can your defenders contain the attacking threat in a 1v1?
Test out how well with this session plan, and get your defenders thinking tactically. To make sure your last line of defence protecting your keeper are confident and able to defend in a 1v1 situation, this session uses challenges and games to improve your players' defending technique.
What's in the Session?
This 90 minute session gets your defenders to take up good positions (sideways on, showing attacker's towards their weaker side) and face down the attacking threat by:
Use this plan if you want to teach your players to be patient in defence and to contain the attacking threat.
Reduce the turnovers and get your team working up the field by keeping possession and building attacks by selecting the right pass.
The ?modern way? is to play out from the back. To be able to do it successfully though, you need your defenders to be comfortable on the ball when looking to pass, dribble and scan the pitch.
Develop your defenders understanding of how to channel the attackers away from danger areas to slow down attacks and isolate the opposition players.
Teach all your players how to stand up and resist the temptation to dive in. Instead jockey players and wait for the right moment to make the interception!
Drum in the defensive roles and responsibilities of your players and make sure they understand what you want from them in order to win the ball back and turn defence into attack.
Create a resolution to develop your coaching confidence by seizing the opportunity to discover new drills, turn ideas into action and seek advice from the coaching community.
World Rugby has reportedly conceded Aaron Smith's disallowed try in the World Cup final should have stood.
"It is not only useful for staff who are experienced but a valuable tool for those subject staff who have to take teams."
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