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Animation and how to catch the ball

How do you get a player to catch the ball
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Hi Matt,

Here's a good drill to work on the correct technique of catching a high ball.

Rugby Ball Underarm

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Description:
  • The aim of the drill is to develop basic high ball catching skills.


Coaching Points:
  • The Feeders emphasis is to throw a high ball in line with the attacker.

  • The catcher should focus on Eye Focus, bent elbows, high elbows & tucked in to sides, soft hands, palms facing up.

  • When confident the catcher can practice jumping into space. 

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