1 player in a group of players kicks the ball into the air for the single player to catch the ball all player have to run and support the catcher and run towards the end of the grid passing the ball to each other.
One team starts in the middle of the grid along the line. The idea of the game is to kick the ball over the middle team and try to land the ball in the oppositions area. If the ball is caught then no points are scored, if the ball bounces in the oppositions area then 1 point is scored.
If one of the players in the middle catches the ball (they gain 1 point) then they swap positions with the team that kicked the ball.
The player with the ball rolls the ball out for a player to run onto and collect whilst moving.
They then pass the ball back before replacing the player that rolled the ball out. The player that rolled the ball out runs to join the back of the queue.
On the coach's call players run through the slalom.
As they pass each cone they have to pass the ball around their waists.
Offensive players (blue), line out in one deep line while the defence (red) line up opposite in a straight line, slightly inside player from the player that they are marking.
The offence will attempt to pass the ball across the line at speed.
Defenders will move up to stop them but do not tackle, simply press. This teachers the attackers to pass under pressure, as they try to pass across the line without making any mistakes.
4 teams of 2 players, with 2 teams at each end. One player from the 1st team starts with the ball. The player with the ball runs forward and kicks the ball on for their team mate to come from an on side position and recovers the ball, taking it at pace. The type of kick used is determined by the coach, who calls out either chip or grubber, at the last possible moment. The player then runs on and hands the ball off the player in the next group. The next group repeats the drill.
Two teams of 2. 1 team attacking and the other team defenders. Attacking team starts with a ball. Aim of the game is for the attacking team to reach the opposite try line by either using a chip or grubber kick to penetrate the defensive line. The aim of the defence is to advance in a tight defensive line and prevent the attacking team from scoring.
Players dropkick the ball, aiming to land the ball inside the area and then follow their kick. They then pick up the ball, run around the cone and rejoin the back of the line. Ball held, with hands evenly on each side Locate the target; then, eyes on the ball Ball held over knee of kicking leg at approx 45 degrees to ground Step on to non-kicking foot; guide ball to ground; kick ball at the instant it touches the ground. Follow through with kicking leg.
Players start with the ball, a few steps back from the crossbar. They must attempt to get the lift from the tight angle and flight the ball over the crossbar. After each success they can move a meter closer to the crossbar and repeat. On each occasion the ball is to land within the target zone as specified by the coach. Start the target zone quite large and then reduce it in size as the kicker grows more confident.
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