Rugby: Tackle and Offload

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Heather, Rugby Coach

DESCRIPTION

Three players start off in a coned area.

Player 1 with a ball jogs in a straight line.

Player two runs in from the side to tackle player 1, by placing both hands on player 1's back above their waist.

Player 1 off loads the pass to player 3 in support.

Players rotate.

Repeat the drill.

COACHING POINTS

Hands to be in the correct position.

Timing of the run to tackle the player.

Good pass to supporting player.

Hands in the correct position to catch the ball.

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