Rugby Drill Demonstration


Set Up

3 players - One player in Tackle Suit - one ball carrier -one support player - one ball

Ball carrier attacks suited player and takes leg tackle- suited player returns to feet an competes for ball -support player clears.

Coaching points

Encourage full tackle with use of strong arms and a quick return to feet

  • suited player should adopt a low strong position over ball with weight on feet
  • encourage maximum knee bend to secure lowest best body position
  • clear out player should adopt low body angle on approach, hence knees bent, shuffle footwork, eyes on target, head up
  • target lower sternum of suited player
  • big impact and drive player up and off the ball with strong leg drive with short steps.
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