Rugby: Tackling on knees on the move

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DESCRIPTION

2 players and 1 ball.

Player A kneels down with the ball in their hands.

Player B also kneels down.

Coach shouts go, player A moves forward on their knees, and player B also moves forward to meet player A, 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.

COACHING POINTS

Arms to be wrapped around their waist.

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

Can also rotate to tackle from the opposite side.

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