Look at developing your team's attacking abilities, focusing on passing and working on providing the support for their team-mates. Encourage your players to be creative going forward!
With a variety of challenging practices, get your players used to playing at a high intensity so even when they're fatigued, they can perform to a high standard with no mistakes. Focus on passing and support, working on their passing accuracy and technique, as well as their movement off the ball to provide sufficient support to their team-mates. Communication is key if your team is to succeed!
Encourage your players to look and attack any space, using the full width of the pitch to stretch the opposition out, therefore getting space for their team-mates. It's important that your players must be fully prepared to play under pressure - make sure they are ready to go in attack!
Instil confidence and tackle toughness into your players with this tackling from the front, side and back session! Build their knowledge of the benefits of tackling and how different type of tackle can determine the way the phase plays out.
Get your team the fastest and most agile out there. As the season deepens, we all need to stay on top of our game; make sure every position is covered with this intense drill.
Teach your team to ruck safely, effectively and quickly. By going 'through the gate' you'll avoid giving away penalties and encourage better binding
Create a resolution to develop your coaching confidence by seizing the opportunity to discover new drills, turn ideas into action and seek advice from the coaching community.
Don't find yourself having to regain fitness when you get back to sport after the Christmas break. Keep on top of your exercise plans now and give yourself a head start next year!
Losing is inevitable and it's how we deal with it that will help us to grow as coaches and improve our team's performance.