Rugby Drill Demonstration

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  • Player with ball walking in a straight direction, with the tackler walking in from the side.

  • Introducing a bit of pace into the tackle.

  • Coaching points

    Key Factors

  • Position inside the ball carrier.
  • Run in a crouch.
  • Head up, back straight.
  • Sight the target - just below the ball carrier’s buttock.
  • Drive with legs to make firm contact with the shoulder on the target.
  • Head behind the ball carrier’s body.
  • Wrap the arms around the ball carrier’s lower torso.
  • Hold on tightly until the ball carrier is on the ground.
  • Get to the feet and recover the ball.
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