In this session, we build upon your player?s current defensive skills, ranging from limiting space for the opposition, to forcing errors by applying pressure. To help your team close out their opponents, get them to cut out options for the ball carrier, and being prepared to take possession of the ball for an attack of their own.
What?s in the session?
With plenty of fun but challenging exercises, help your players to communicate together in defence, and improving their anticipation skills so they are able to ready when to intercept the ball. Build their understanding of zone defence and when this can be effectively used in a game, decreasing the opponent?s chances on goal.
Work on the different parts of defending, including speed, agility and decision making, so you can limit the options for the opponent in possession. Don?t miss a trick with this session!
Help your players master the basic ball control skills to move onto executing more complex and advanced skills as players develop their knowledge and playing abilities.
Develop your players ability to close down space for the opposition to increase your team's chances of gaining possession of the ball.
Build upon your player's team cohesion, in particular focusing on their passing and communication skills to keep possession of the ball.
Develop your players understanding and use of fast, accurate footwork to make successful interceptions or force an error.
Build upon your players shooting technique and movement inside and outside the circle. Focus on getting your players to work together as a tight attacking unit to maximise chances on goal.
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."
The variety of sessions across sports - sometimes we steal session ideas from one sport and use them with another.
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