Rugby: Tackling on knees

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DESCRIPTION

2 players and 1 ball.

Player A kneels down with the ball in their hands.

Player B kneels with one leg on the ground in the set position.

Coach shouts tackle, and player B moves forward, tucks their head around the back of player B, wraps their arms around their waist, and knocks to the ground to complete the tackle.

Complete 5 tackles then rotate players.

Can also rotate to tackle from the opposite side.

COACHING POINTS

Players to be in the correct start position.

Tacklers head to be tucked around the back of the player (not in front).

Arms to be wrapped around their waist.

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