1) Run out (2 steps) turn and pop ball to a support player.
2) Run out (2 steps) turn and let support player take it out of your hands.
3) Run out - go to floor (facing support runner). Chest pass up to support.
Progression: Support player tells person in front which of the above he wants.
Start off with only two balls but progress to 4 when players are good enough
Communication is key
Keep eyes open, look out for other players working in the grid
Offence (blue), line out in one deep line.
Defence (red) - opposite in a straight line, slightly inside player you are marking.
Offence endeavour to pass ball along line.
Defence move up to stop them. Each defender goes up to tackle - if ball is passed THEN they work to protect inside shoulder of player on their outside.
two lines of players opposite each other in 2 lines.
one of the teams has the ball and has to pass the ball along each player in the line.
The player in possession of the ball when the coach calls out go has to run around the cone at the end of the grid to try and run the full length of the grid to score a try. The player from the opposition in line with the player that is running can try to stop the player scoring by running around the cone and tagging the runner before they reach the line.
Players run in any direction in the grid trying to avoid contact by running into space. When the teacher calls stop, all players must be at least 1m from the next nearest player.
Pass the ball around your back at the same time.
Option: throw the ball in the air and catch as you run around
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