Keep moving at the Ruck

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This Session looks at how you can give your side the upper hand in their next game by encouraging them to hit hard, fast and low to quickly drive over and create the Quick Ball!

The harder your players hit, the further back you'll push the opposition - meaning that your side has more time to set up and prepare to continue going forwards whilst the opposition are back pedaling, trying to go through the gate in order to join the ruck.

To get the technique down we start this session with a couple of correct running exercises - forcing your players to get the right body position by running (not jumping) over some flat tackle bags before then bringing in an extra element to ensure they're looking through their eyebrows, with a flat back as they take their short, fast steps.

After reinforcing the right running position we get down to business, practising how to force the opposition back into their own territory to present the ball quicker for your backs. Once they have the ball in hand it's time to rebuild and continue the attack! To help cement this idea and encourage your players to contest the ball quickly we've incorporated a couple of conditioned games to put practice into play and reinforce this attacking concept.

This session is available as part of an Interactive Coaching Pack, scroll down to learn more

Core Skills 2 - Progressive Skill Sessions

Wondering how to introduce key elements to your players, keep them moving in the right direction and improve their overall game? If so look no further than this great pack of sessions, in which we work on progressing the basics.

Using the sessions in this pack you can help your players to outmanoeuvre their opponents at the line-out, off-load the ball to keep play alive and create the quick ball with a fast and hard moving ruck!

Six fantastic sessions for you to use with your players focusing on: Man-Marking, Using the sweeper system, Line Out Pod Exercises, Releasing the Overlap, Keep Moving at the Ruck and Off Loading to keep the ball alive!

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Core Skills 2 - in this pack:

Keep moving at the Ruck

Put your best foot forwards and drive, drive, drive the opposition back in this quick ball at the ruck technique session!

Line Out Pod Exercises

Rise above the rest - In this session we look at how you can get your line-out pods working more effectively.

Man-Marking - Defensive Alignment

Get your back line communicating to pick up their opposite number - pressure and rush as a unit to force the error!

Off Loading - Keep the ball alive!

Get your team playing with good attacking, open play in this Off Loading session with a difference!

Releasing the Overlap

This session looks at once the overlap has been created, what do we do with it? Looking at ways to continue the attack by releasing the ball at the right time.

Second line of defence - Sweeper system

Introduce a sweeper system to save your team time and energy - whilst also working on forcing the attackers wide when defending!

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Interactive Sessions - Easy to understand and Coach
Once purchased - the folder pack instantly appears in your online account and is ready to use:
Each Session comes with its own aims, clear coaching points and accompanying animations and illustrations to give you all you need to take sessions with your team.
Read & Watch
Read the session on screen and watch the animated drills and video techniques.
Present & Teach
Use the slideshow feature to present the drills full screen or on an interactive whiteboard.
Download & Print
Download and print pdf version of each session to read and use offline.
Quick & Convenient
Download and print summary sheets, a great quick reminder when your out on the field.

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