Rugby: Fend off the challenge

Great site and excellent drills. Easy to understand and apply in training....
Tyrone, Rugby Coach

DESCRIPTION

Set Up

Line of defenders - 5m apart in staggered formation tackle shield.

Individual players move down the line – fend off each tackle in turn right then left ...

COACHING POINTS

Make eye contact with bag holder – maintain eye contact throughout fend – move with short controlled shuffle footwork – get in close to tackle bag, take bag holders space – plant leg close to bag holders feet - engage with bent arm and then straighten.

–Change hands ensure fingers are spread and ball held high pressed against shoulder.

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