The ball carrier walks up to the defender and turns away to present the ball to their own team.
The defender should try to turn the ball carrier and keep him facing away from support.
Keep their bodies between the opponent and the ball.
Stay on their feet.
Drive the legs.
Look after the ball.
Both attackers and defenders are practising.
Low wide stance by ball carrier.
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.
Work in pairs
Coach calls out a number and that pair reacts and runs around the cones - one attacks and the other defends
Progressions: Swap sides
The ball carrier and one support player runs towards the other group and, at the middle the ball carrier goes to ground and presents the ball. The support player straddles the player on the ground, picks up the ball and runs on to the next group, passing the ball to them
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