Rugby: Tackle from behind

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DESCRIPTION

Drill to practice chasing and tackling someone.

Roughly 5m x 10m channel. Players lined up in two lines behind red cones.

First two players run out to white cones where a coach/feeder passes one of the players the ball. 

The player who receives the ball runs to try and score between the green cones, the other player tries to chase and tackle them.

COACHING POINTS

Tackling - Hit the hip with the shoulder, "cheek to cheek", wrap arms around to form ring of steel. Make sure head is on the correct side to avoid head/neck injuries

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