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how to play and coach for rugby 10s

how to play and coach for rugby 10s

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Not so much a question, more an observation. Would it not be good to have more categories for questions as there seems to be a lot of good information lost amongst loads of other good stuff. Possible suggestions%3A Under 6s, 7 to 10s, 11 to 13s or more theme based; tackling, passing, defence, attack, kicking.

Gary D Coach, Northern Ireland

Does anyone have any Rugby League specific skills games?

Does anyone have any Rugby League positional specific skills games / drills i could use with my Under 10s, they are just learning positions so as simple as poss please.

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Making the full-back position an attractive proposition.

Making the full-back position an attractive proposition. Often over-looked, the full-back position is a vital player in anyones team if he is used and brought into the game. Does anyone have any technical/positional material to coach prospective players in this position?

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We've just taken an under 10s team from England across?

We've just taken an under 10s team from England across the border to Scotland and all match the Scottish coach was shouting no targeting the ball in mauls and tackles and a penalty followed to them. What is this?

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Coaching the U6s - any drills or ball games for this age?

i shall be starting coaching later this month, hope fully the under 6s agegroup. does any one have any drills or ball games suitable for this age group? thank you, chris.

christopher jenkins Coach, Wales

Can you put 5 players into a scrum in a 7 a side game?

Can you put 5 players into a scrum in a 7 a side game?

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Looking for drills to improve my U10's defending skills?

We have recently formed a new under 10s team. Out of the team , roughly half have played before, and the other half are new to the game. We played Sunday and were well beaten , although the side we played has a very good reputation for being a good side. I do see promise though in our team, it's just the organisational side that needs attention. Example, keeping our players from bunching, realigning in defence, etc. after doing the coaching course, I am we'll aware of trying not to pigeonhole players into positions, but I think they need this to help them organise themselves easier. Are there any drills to help with the above? Cheers, Chris.

christopher jenkins Coach, Wales

U10s organisation in defence. How to improve?

I have started an under 10s team up, and I would say about 8 from the 13 children I have , did not play rugby until about 6 months ago. Of these players, there seems to be a lot of potential, as we are scoring tries against teams, that very rarely concede tries.the problem I got with them, is that we are very poor at organising our selves in defense when the opposition has the ball, which does result in us conceding quite a few tries. We have some very good tacklers in the team. Can anyone offer some ideas on how I can get them to organise themselves? Thanks . Chris.

christopher jenkins Coach, Wales

How many tacklers are allowed in U10s rugby?

At under 10s I was under the impression that it is 1v1 tackling. Can someone clarify the laws on this please?

Aaron Lee Newson Coach, Wales

Training sessions for U10s on WRU pathways rules?

At u10s level how many training sessions are acceptable in a week period with a game on a sunday. we currently use Wednesday 1hr session, Friday 1hr session and game sunday is this too much for under 10s even tho they enjoy every session and are improving and have no complaints.?

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How can I give skills for 10s? for attack en defense

we have a tournament and I want to prepared my team

Alain Geerinck Coach, Belgium

What code of Rugby is this

Is this Rugby Union or Rugby Leage

Kerry Bianchi Coach, Australia

What are the basic tactics for...

What are the basic tactics for playing 10's rugby

Simon Firth Coach, Qatar

how to play and coach for rugb...

how to play and coach for rugby 10s

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I coach under 10's and I am st...

I coach under 10's and I am struggling to get the boys to commit to the ruck and win quick ball. It either results in slow ball or more often than not lost ball. Can anyone suggest a drill to build up the team's confidence to compete in the ruck.

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U10s organisation in defence. ...

I have started an under 10s team up, and I would say about 8 from the 13 children I have , did not play rugby until about 6 months ago. Of these players, there seems to be a lot of potential, as we are scoring tries against teams, that very rarely concede tries.the problem I got with them, is that we are very poor at organising our selves in defense when the opposition has the ball, which does result in us conceding quite a few tries. We have some very good tacklers in the team. Can anyone offer some ideas on how I can get them to organise themselves? Thanks . Chris.

christopher jenkins Coach, Wales

How many tacklers are allowed ...

At under 10s I was under the impression that it is 1v1 tackling. Can someone clarify the laws on this please?

Aaron Lee Newson Coach, Wales

When can you rip the ball in U...

I believe it's only when a maul and not 1 on 1 tackle. And what games can you play to demonstrate this?

Tristan Taylor Coach, England

Looking for drills to improve ...

We have recently formed a new under 10s team. Out of the team , roughly half have played before, and the other half are new to the game. We played Sunday and were well beaten , although the side we played has a very good reputation for being a good side. I do see promise though in our team, it's just the organisational side that needs attention. Example, keeping our players from bunching, realigning in defence, etc. after doing the coaching course, I am we'll aware of trying not to pigeonhole players into positions, but I think they need this to help them organise themselves easier. Are there any drills to help with the above? Cheers, Chris.

christopher jenkins Coach, Wales
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