Rugby Drill Demonstration


  • Groups of 2 
  • Tackle Bag 


An attacker holds a bag 2m away from a defender.

Defender hold hands behind his back, while bagholder stands in split stance. 

The Defender then does continuous steps and shoulder impacts off each shoulder one after the other. 



Coaching points

  • Chase the feet through the contact situation. 
  • the tackle isnt over after the impact - kep legs pumping.
  • Keeps hips square - stronger and more stable. (belt buckle facing forward). 

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