Rugby Drill Demonstration


Let the front row bind together first.

Second row binds together between their hips and shoulders, making sure that their hips are tight together.

Second row arms go around the outside of the props, binding onto their hips nice and tight.

Second row then comes off their knees to engage.


From the start of the 2013/14 Aviva Premiership Rugby season, the league will be part of a global trial of a new scrum engagement sequence, aimed at enhancing player welfare by reducing impact on engagement.
Referees will now say: "Crouch, Bind, Set."

Props will now be expected to crouch on the referee's call.

Bind using their outside arm after the referee has called bind.

The front rows will maintain the bind until the referee calls set. At that point, the two packs will engage.

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Drill tags: 1 v 1, binding, introduction, mini rugby, scrum, technique

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