Being able to support the play for the opportunity for an offload or to quickly get the ball out of the ruck is a great way to continue an attack and will not allow opposition defence to set. However to be able to offer the support, you need to develop your players decision making and ensure they know their roles and responsibilities.
Continue the attack through good decision making.
What's in the session?
Warm up with a dynamic exercise, playing support touch to engage the players minds and bodies, ready for the session. In the technical part of the session, the practices work the players physically, ensuring they support the play when it breaks down, but also mentally. Encourage them to be reading the game so that they’re a few step ahead to be able to anticipate the following phase and to support accordingly. Finally, the modified game continues to test their support in a a game specific environment.
Technique Focus - Improve decision making to be a step ahead of the play mentally, to offer the most effective support.
Continue your attacks by staying a step ahead mentally.
Don't let your players stand still! Use this plan to develop your side's support play and continuity
Maintain possession and go forward with confidence, with this attacking session
Improve your player's confidence in a pressure-free environment, with this passing and moving session!
Focus on technique to ensure your players tackle safely and powerfully, as well as looking at the progression from a 1-to-1 'fit' tackle to a positive double tackle
"It is not only useful for staff who are experienced but a valuable tool for those subject staff who have to take teams."
The variety of sessions across sports - sometimes we steal session ideas from one sport and use them with another.
As we enter the business end of the competition, we take a look at the remaining eight teams and the key talking points surrounding each side.
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