Rugby: Tackle Technique - Foot Position 1/5

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DESCRIPTION

  • 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

  • Foot position - close to bag carrier as possible 
  • Head close to bag - to ensure shoulder impact 
  • low hit - sink from hips (dont bend from back)
  • Contact with same shoulder as leading leg. 
  • Head up - eyes open. 

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