Rugby Drill Demonstration
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In groups of 5 tie a bit of tape or string around the two posts approximately 0.5 to 1 meter above the ground.
Two players hold the sausages behind the tape on either side and one holds the bag in front of the tape.
Change the man with the bag every few reps or hold the bag as the coach.
The players will rotate around with each rep.
1 Full Repetition:
The player starts on the ground, hits the bag with either shoulder and then powers past the bag.
Player then gets into a low body position and moves under the tape to complete a tackle on the sausage.
Next, they should get into a strong body position as if they were contesting at a ruck.
They then pick up the sausage and the previous holder moves around.
Keeping a strong square profile
Keep low and driving through the tackle
Keep chin off chest and eyes looking at the target
Wrap arms around to simulate how you would stop the player running in a game
Always thinking about the next job: Dynamic tackle and then getting into position over the ball to contest the ruck