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First time coaching the U13s n...

I have just started helping our head coach with under12's team. He wants to retire and has put me forward to be head coach next season. I am a little worried on how i should aproach training with the boys, going to a full 15 a side team on a full pitch. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

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looking for a counter rucking ...

looking for a counter rucking drill please under 13`s

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Hi there.I have a team of 11 to 13 year olds, some?

A MIX OF NEW AND EXPERIENCED PLAYERS. Hi there.I have a team of 11 to 13 year olds, some who are very new to the game, some who are experienced and have played to a high level for their age. What is the best way to set up a team to help the newer players along,and to play to the better players strengths? The players can be quite flexible as far as positions played goes.

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I coach Under 11's I have two players that do all the right things in training but when the game starts they will not pass. They do score tries but I think we could score more if they passed. What can I do? Gary SWales

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Gary Grant Coach, Wales

I need to make my 10 ,12 and 13 aware of the tackle and gain line?

I need to make my 10 ,12 and 13 aware of the tackle line and the gain line, this in itself is not too difficult but I want to have some form of games (possible 3 different ones) that will emphasise the differance for both attack and defense

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I am coaching under 13 b side and i am trying to find?

I am coaching under 13 b side and i am trying to find some drills to pump the team up during training Any Suggestios

Todd Schultz Coach, Australia

Shortened lineup. Where should my forwards position themselves...?

Any advice as to where rest of forwards should line up without getting in way of fly half and other backs for example in a 3 man lineout?

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Play from scrum, no. 13 coming short...

Looking at developing a session through to and including the 3rd phase. Objective is play from scrum, with the 13 coming short. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

Steve Kingston Coach, England

Trouble gettng the ball to our winger from first phase ball

We have two very fast wingers but we cannot get them the ball . Teams are coming up fast and we are lucky to get the ball to the O. C. We have tried setting up further back but too many times we are getting caught behind the gain lines when we do that. Any ideas?

john mcmullen Coach, United States of America

Attacking scrum - what back line options for a junior squad

Any "simple" attacking moves from a scrum that you can recommend for a U15s XV side. Looking to get them to think about how the back line would would set up and have different options from a) center field and b) tight left or right all at the half way mark.

Dave Greenwood Coach, England

My son will not run with the ball

My sons plays for the U9 team, his position is number ten, he was put there due to his kicking power, drop kicking accuracy, etc - I have been teaching him over time to tackle this has helped him build his confidence - what I have been noticing is the fact that when he gets the ball, he wont run - he just refuses to do anything with it...I need to find a way to encourage him the move forward with it, but nothing ever happens, now his own team mates are starting to look down at him, since he has giving the game away far to many time. Help!

john mcqueen Coach, New Zealand

Play from scrum with 13 coming short drills

Any help for Play from scrum with 13 coming short drills?

Paul Bermingham Coach, England

login fail

Hi,the login in the app on my iPhone 13 Pro with the newest iOS version is not working - on the website it works just fine. please fix this!regardsdennis

Dennis Lorenz Coach, Germany

what are good beginner backline moves

what are good beginner backline moves

Oliver hughan Coach, New Zealand

Broulee (Off a Scrum)

8 Picks, Passes to 9, Passes to 10, Passes to 12, Passes to 14, 13 starts on opposite side wraps around gets ball from 14, 15 starts other side of scrum wraps around and gets ball from 13 scores in corner

Alec Corcoran Coach, United Kingdom

Scrum binding u13 what is allo...

Just started coaching u13, are the 2nd row allowed to bind through the props legs or do they have to bind onto the side? Asked using Sportplan Mobile App

Mark irvine Coach, England

Playing against much bigger pl...

My under 13 school rugby team played against a school team that were much bigger than my boys. This was their first experience playing against players that were much bigger than them. What do we do for future matches?

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good tackling drill that is no...

For school assignment, i am teaching 12-13 year old girls rugby and need tackling drills

Erin Chant Coach, Australia
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