Rugby: Scrum: Explosive engage impact

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DESCRIPTION

  • Groups of 2.
  • Tackle Bag.

-Players stand no more than 1m away from eachother. 

- Working player must get into strong T.O.P position. 

- Then explode firing from the glutes and hips into the bag opposite. 

- After the intial impact hold and squeeze for 4/5 seconds.  

COACHING POINTS

Work on the tower or power

  • Head up, eyes forward 
  • Hip and knees 90 degrees
  • Shins parallel to the floor 
  • Line of back parallel to floor. 

Feet 

  • Shoulder width - weight forward 
  • On toes. 

Knees 

  • 90 degrees 

Core 

  • Imagine someone pulling a string through your belly button.
  • Squeeze in an down. 

Hips 

  • Pelvic tilited outwards. 
  • Hips backwards 
  • Like sitting down.

Elbows 

  • Tight to body
  • T-rex arms 

Scaps 

  • Back and together
  • Holding pencil between the scaps. 

Chest 

  • Up and out 

Head 

  • Neutral 
  • Look through eyebrows.

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