Rugby: Walking side tackle.

Great site and excellent drills. Easy to understand and apply in training....
Tyrone, Rugby Coach

DESCRIPTION

  • 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.
  • READ MORE
    READ LESS
    162762
    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
    YOUR SESSION IS STARTING SOON... Join the growing community of rugby coaches plus 1100+ drills and pro tools to make coaching easy.
    LET'S DO IT