1. Warm up - Wrestle
One player with the ball trys to fight their hips away from the other play who fights to to keep his/her hips infront of the other player.
2. 50% Side --> Front Tackle
Players start on oppsoite side of grid. Ball Carrier runs across while the defender makes a tall tackle, whist trying to get his hips in a front on position. Low to High hit, aiming for under the elbows or ball.
3. 2nd Defender introduced.
Double team tackle. Inside player hits low to high under elbow, keeping hips square. The second player aims for the ball and fights to keeps attacker off the ground.
4. Rugby Netball in 7m x7m grid.
Attacking team tries to complete 8 passes while the defending team tries to complete a choke tackle on one of the attacking players. Turn over once a choke tackle has been successfully executed.
5. Contact Game
Half pitch contact game, with defending team aiming to complete a choke tackle. Turn over when one is made.
Players link up, one arm under & one arm over each shoulder.
Players then pick a side to wrestle to, then give a count down and fight to force opposition on the side they chose to wrestle to.
2. Tackle on Knees
Each player takes turns to complete tackles on there knees.
3. You can make this fun and competitive by counting how many tackles a player completes in a certain amount of time.
Groups of 2. Everyone find some space. Stand opposite your partner. One of the players (attacker) use footwork and move arround. The other (defender), try to keep as close as they can to the moving player. The attackers claps at a point of his choice, this is when the defender makes a shoulders on contact. Low Impact. Shoulders on.
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