Rugby: Tackle Approach

I am so pleased with all of the drills and advice on rugby. I am a...
Mokie, Rugby Coach

DESCRIPTION

Players 3m apart – slightly crouched

One of pair nominated as tackler

On balls of feet, with feet shoulder width apart the coach calls either Right or Left.

COACHING POINTS

Tackler advances with small steps – fast feet, stay slightly crouched, stay balanced.

Move in close to tackler, sink hips in squatting action, Keep head up.

Place called foot (L or R) between legs of partner

Engage same shoulder – Right foot – Right Shoulder – just below rib cage

Grip outside arm around leg and other arm around body – pull tight

 

Drive upwards by straightening legs

Player ends up over shoulder in ‘fireman's lift’ position, return player carefully to floor on their feet.

 

READ MORE
READ LESS
OFTEN USED WITH...
506560
1009

SIGN UP NOW FOR FREE

  • search our library of 1100+rugby drills
  • create professional coaching plans
  • or access our tried and tested plans
STAY CONNECTED

in more ways than one

sportplan_netball
MORE Tackling DRILLS

JOIN SPORTPLAN FOR FREE

  • search our library of 1100+ rugby drills
  • create your own professional coaching plans
  • or access our tried and tested plans