Rugby Drill Demonstration

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Developing Invasive Attacking Skills!

Improve your players decision making to help them recognise where the space will develop and how they can maximise their success when they create the space, either by going into contact and offloading, or passing before the tackle.

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  • Groups of four, 1 attacker and three defenders
  • Coach calls out the number of a defender as the attacker retreats to allow that defender and the attacker to continue the drill
  • Attacker reacts to defender and attempts to score
  • Coaching points

  • Be positive: Go Forward
  • Attack furthest space from defender: Go for it!
  • Change running lines and pace. React to the defender
  • Think, Head up, Be creative
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