Rugby: Overhead Catch

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Heather, Rugby Coach

DESCRIPTION

Tell your players to do the following......

  1. The first ball carrier will throw the ball high into the air.
  2. The runner will catch it and pass to the player on the opposite cone.
  3. They do the same up and down the grid, before swapping with another player.

COACHING POINTS

  • Keep your eyes on the ball.
  • Don't be afraid to jump and take the ball in the air, if you make a mistake, no big deal.
  • Take the ball without turning, this increases risk, but its a risk will may take.
  • Come onto the catch at pace, high jump, take the ball high in the aim, hit the ground running and keep going at pace.
  • Pull the pass to the receiver back, then realign for the next catch.

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