#### Ruck Clear Out Drills

A ruck clear out involves players removing their opposition from the ruck to allow a quick pass to be made and avoid turnovers. The ruck and clear out...

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A ruck clear out involves players removing their opposition from the ruck to allow a quick pass to be made and avoid turnovers. The ruck and clear out...

category: Decision-making

Rugby 2 vs 1 Decision making Coach starts with the ball and can throw the ball to either one of the outside players of the 3 players ready to play. T...

category: Tackling

Rugby Capture and Escape - Evasion and Tackling Game Tackling Set up a wide pitch, with cones on the half way line plus an extra box on two oppositeÂ...

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Rugby Agility test 2. Agility & Running Skills ... Rugby Drill Demonstration ... The Team Management App Supporting England's Top Hockey Clubs. Take ...

category: Tackling

Rugby Tackling on knees game. Tackling 2 Players to a ... Rugby Drill Demonstration ... The Team Management App Supporting England's Top Hockey Club...

category: Ruck-Clear-Out

3 players (One player in Tackle Suit, one ball carrier and one support player) and one ball.

Ball carrier attacks suited player and takes le...

category: Match-Related

Set a narrow grid to attack. Defenders and attackers begin on the touchline in the centre. Both leave at the same time and run around appointed con...

category: Passing

Set a narrow grid to attack. Defenders and attackers begin on the touchline in the centre. Both leave at the same time and run around appointed con...

category: Ball-Presentation

2 attackers with a half back attack a defender

The support player should be able to read the situation and apply the best techniques for bal...

category: Tackling

10m wide channel, 2 attackers start with the ball while 2 defenders atart at the other end.

when instructed the attackers attempt to score ag...

category: Passing

- This is a simple 3 v 2.
- The three attackers have to get past the two defenders without being touched, that's it.
- The defend...

- Setting the front row is the building blocks for a scrum.
- The 3 players (Prop, Hooker, Prop) should stand in a line facing the opposit...

category: Match-Related

Set a grid to attack. Defenders and attackers begin on the touchline in the centre. Both leave at the same time and run around appointed cones, bal...

category: Passing

Set a grid to attack. Defenders and attackers begin on the touchline in the centre. Both leave at the same time and run around appointed cones, bal...

category: Warm-Up

Split your players into two teams, giving one group of players a set of coloured bibs to set them apart, and quickly tell your players the follow...

category: Scrum

Ensure that players:-

Bind correctly.

Keep the scrum square.

Keep correct body position.

Hooker to strike for the ball ...

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following.....

- The attack will remain in attack for 5 minutes, you'll then switch over.
- Normal rules of...

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following...

- We are playing 7's, normal rules apply - except this is touch.
- Upon getting touched a play...

category: Warm-Up

This is a great warm-up for defensive and evasion sessions, or it might even be a warm-up that helps you reinforce coaching points made during a pr...

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Working in groups of up to 4, players spaced approximately 4-5 metres apart.

Players jog to the 1st cone then jog backwards to the start line...

category: Warm-Up

The following are the laws for this game:

- Equal number of defenders and attackers.
- Use bibs to identify both teams.

category: Backs-Moves

- 10 is the ball carrier, advancing forward, before cutting in as shown in the diagram.
- Both 12 and 13 advance, then change direction ...

category: yBacks-Moves

- 10 is the ball carrier, advancing forward, before cutting in as shown in the diagram.
- Both 12 and 13 advance, then change direction ...

category: Warm-Up

- Normal laws of rugby apply; a knock on etc. results in a turn over.
- The attacking team gets unlimited touches.
- A player is ...

category: Warm-Up

Make sure that you have your warm-up area marked out before your players arrive, it's important that you get them working right away.

- ...

category: Warm-Up

- Keep your player briefing, brief! Tell the players the following laws for this exercise.....

- Players must start the game ...

category: Kicking

Fun game to practice passing/kicking accuracy.

Set up a grid with lots of different objects (tackle bags, hit shields, tyres, cones etc) insi...

category: Handling

Offensive players (blue), line out in one deep line while the defence (red) line up opposite in a straight line, slightly inside player from the pl...

category: Passing

Offensive players (blue), line out in one deep line while the defence (red) line up opposite in a straight line, slightly inside player from the pl...

category: Kicking

The box kick is a very dangerous tactic for attack and defense.

When attacking it can apply immense pressure on a team by putting the ball b...

category: Practices-for-Juniors

The box kick is a very dangerous tactic for attack and defense.

When attacking it can apply immense pressure on a team by putting the ball b...

category: Passing

Keep your player briefing short. Tell your players the following....

- Pass the ball left, clockwise for 2 passes.
- Then right (...

category: Scrum

Front row

- Setting the front row is the building blocks for a scrum.
- The 3 players (Prop, Hooker, Prop) should stand in a line fa...

category: Passing

- The speed of the pass should be reasonable and provide the interceptors with a chance of success.
- Tell the players the following.......

category: Sevens

- The speed of the pass should be reasonable and provide the interceptors with a chance of success.
- Tell the players the following.......

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following.........

- The coach will call a number e.g. 1.
- That attacking group must attack, aiming to sco...

category: Passing

Tell your players the following.....

- One group of 4 players will be in defence.
- The other two groups of 4 will be in attack, ...

category: Passing

Tell your players the following......

- One player will be a ball carrier.
- The player directly opposite will make a half tackle...

category: Tackling

This game is designed to teach the players about retiring to an onside position when a tackle is made.

- Set-up a field approximately 10...

category: Passing

Keep your player briefing short, and get the ball moving around the circle as quickly as possible.

- First have the players move the bal...

category: Passing

Tell your players the following.

- Lets just get the ball moving clockwise for a while, just to get the ball moving through the hands.

category: Ruck-Clear-Out

**Set Up**

3 players - One player in Tackle Suit - one ball carrier -one support player - one ball

Ball ca...

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following.....

- The players on the bags will squeeze the bags together to make removal of the ball hard but not i...

category: Backs-Moves

- Carries the ball forward, inviting the defence to press up.
- 10 Passes to 12.
- 10 loops around 12 following their pass, 10 sh...

category: yBacks-Moves

- Carries the ball forward, inviting the defence to press up.
- 10 Passes to 12.
- 10 loops around 12 following their pass, 10 sh...

category: Warm-Up

Break your players down into groups of 3.

In each area there should be 1 player with a tackle shield, 1 player with a tackle bag, and one wi...

category: Contact-Skills

- Groups of 2
- Bags.
- Balls
- Contact conditioning

**1. Body height clear out work...**

category: Ruck

- Groups of 2
- Bags.
- Balls
- Contact conditioning

**1. Body height clear out work...**

category: Ruck-Clear-Out

- Groups of 2
- Bags.
- Balls
- Contact conditioning

**1. Body height clear out work...**

category: Ruck-Clear-Out

**Set up: **

8 defending players Tackle Suits, one ball carrier and four support players.

category: Agility-Running-Skills

category: Passing

Set up a rectangle of cones (10x5) with two gates of cones of a different colour 2m in front of cones on opposite sides of the rectangle (See diagr...

category: Passing

Players line up at least 2 or 3 behind a cone.

- The ball starts at one end with the player running up to the cone in front of him and...

category: Warm-Up

Players line up at least 2 or 3 behind a cone.

- The ball starts at one end with the player running up to the cone in front of him and...

category: Tag-Rugby

The aim is that when the coach signals the start the defending players will spread across to the other side of the field quickly and defend the ent...

category: Practices-for-Juniors

CORRECT tackling position.

Tacklers arms wrapped around the players waist that they are tackling.

Head tucked in behind the player.

category: Passing

Keep your player briefing short. You may consider having a demonstration group.

- Give two players opposite each other, one ball each.

category: Tackling

Players stand 5 metres apart, only the attacking player moves in this drill, the tackler remains still as their partner approaches.

As the ...

category: Backs-Moves

- Use the diagram in order to think about the starting position of your players, I suggest that they are not too deep for this one.
- 10...

category: yBacks-Moves

- Use the diagram in order to think about the starting position of your players, I suggest that they are not too deep for this one.
- 10...

category: Passing

Tell your players the following......

- There will be one ball to each group, any player can be the ball carrier.
- Each group wi...

category: Warm-Up

- Be brief when telling the players the laws of this game, it's important to get them moving quickly.
- This is not a contact game. ...

category: Warm-Up

This exercise is all about getting deep lines of support, speed onto the ball, warming up the entire body, and getting fit for rugby - in this one ...

category: Passing

- There will be one ball carrier at any one time.
- They will run around the circle, passing the ball.
- The ball must be handled...

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following.....

- The first attacking until enters through the top of the first channel, the defender there can the...

category: Defensive-Patterns

The first player in the line begins with the ball. As he approaches the ...

category: Match-Related

During a game of touch in a grid sized 30 x 30 metres the coach can choose to call *blitz*, *drift* or *cover* at any breakdow...

category: Backs-Moves

- 10 advances with the ball, running slightly inwards.
- 10 changes the angle of their run, towards the first post.
- 12 runs acr...

category: Backs-Moves

- Use the diagram to help with players starter positions, but feel free to experiment.
- 10 carries the ball forward, inviting the oppos...

category: Backs-Moves

- Use the diagram as suggested starting positions, but be flexible.
- 10 carries the ball forward, inviting the opposition defence to pr...

category: Backs-Moves

- 10 carried the ball forward, inviting the defence to press up.
- 11 runs a decoy line.
- 10 passes to 12.
- 15 runs a li...

category: Backs-Moves

- 10 carried the ball forward, inviting the defence to press up.
- 11 runs a decoy line.
- 10 passes to 12.
- 15 runs a li...

category: Warm-Up

- Within each group of 10, there should be 4 attackers and 6 defenders.
- The defenders should be in the outer grid and the attackers wi...

category: Warm-Up

Split your players into two teams, giving one group of players a set of coloured bibs to set them apart, and quickly tell your players the followin...

category: Passing

Keep your player briefing, brief! You may decide to have a demonstration grid.

- On your call, all players fan out to receive a pass.

category: Passing

Tell your players the following......

- There will be one runner.
- 1 player, static, on each cone. 4 players on the cones in tot...

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following......

- There will be one runner.
- 1 player, static, on each cone. 4 players on the cones in tot...

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following......

- This game is to be played at pace.
- It is contact and normal rules of 7's apply, only di...

category: Sevens

Give the ball to the attacking team and tell your players the following.......

- This is touch 7's, other than that - normal rules of 7'...

category: Warm-Up

- Be brief when telling the players the laws of this game, it's important to ge...

category: Warm-Up

The following are the laws for this game:

- Equal number of defenders and attackers. Use bibs to identify both teams.
- Normal l...

category: Sevens

Give the ball to the attacking team and tell your players the following.......

- This is touch 7's, other than that - normal rules of 7'...

category: Warm-Up

The following are the laws for this game:

- Normal laws of rugby apply; a knock on etc. results in a turn over.
- The attacking t...

category: Kicking

• The aim of the drill is to develop players follow through after the strike.

category: Passing

- Lets just get the ball moving clockwise for a while, just to get the ball moving through the hands.
- After a minute or two, lets swit...

category: Ruck-Clear-Out

- A tackling exercise to be completed in pairs.
- One player stands over a tackle tube, while holding a tackle bag themself against their ...

category: Agility-Running-Skills

- Players start at the top of the triangle.
- Coach calls colours, 2/3 at a time.
- Player moves to the called cone, and returns ...

category: Warm-Up

- Players start at the top of the triangle.
- Coach calls colours, 2/3 at a time.
- Player moves to the called cone, and returns ...

category: Handling

category: Ruck

In small teams, play a modified game where if the ball carrier is touched on the shorts with both hands of a defender, the ball carrier must go to ...

category: Warm-Up

You may consider these two points when looking to challenge or build confidence.

- Keep your player briefing, brief! It's best not to ha...

category: Passing

Passing drill under pressure.

Set up a grid roughly 20m x 15m, with lines of 4 players facing each other across the grid. Each line of 4 need...

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following.....

- 3 players start on the right cones.
- The remaining 3 players will be running, they start ...

category: Passing

Tell your players the following:

- One group of two players will be defenders, you might want to give them bibs.
- The attackers ...

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following:

- One group of two players will be defenders, you might want to give them bibs.
- The attackers ...

category: Passing

- Keep your player briefing, brief! It's important to get your players working as quickly as possible.
- Lets get the ball and the player...

category: Warm-Up

- Have four players stand at the four cones, the other players, in their own running groups of four should, be behind them - ready to go when t...

category: Passing

Tell your players the following.....

- Players in pairs with a ball between them.
- The player on the left starts with the ball a...

category: Passing

Look at the ball carrier Get hands up to make a target Call and catch the ball with both hands and bring it in front of the body Look ahead for gaps o...

category: Tackling

- Groups of 6+ players.
- 3 tackle shields per group.
- 1 Tackle Sausage per group.

- 3 people with...

category: Agility-Running-Skills

- Players start in the bottom right corner and on the command sprint as a group before doing 5 press ups.
- They advance as a defensive ...

category: Warm-Up

- Players start in the bottom right corner and on the command sprint as a group before doing 5 press ups.
- They advance as a defensive ...

category: Backs-Moves

- Use the diagram as a starting point for players.
- 10 advances carrying the ball, inviting the defence to press up on the attack. ...

category: Lineout

- This drill is a race across the pitch or whichever distance the coach deems appropriate.
- Two teams of four: one thrower, three players...

category: Lineout

Players will need to ensure their throw is accurate and timed right to ensure success.

category: Lineout

Players will need to ensure their throw is accurate and timed right to ensure success.

category: Warm-Up

- Split the players into two teams, giving each team their own set of bibs. Two different colours that clearly define the teams.
- Keep ...

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following......

- The team with 7 players will be in attack for the first half.
- Normal 7 rules apply.

- Keep your player briefing, brief! It's important to get your players working as quickly as possible.
- Lets get the ball and the playe...

category: Backs-Moves

- See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
- 10 passes to 12.
- 10 loops around 12,
- 12 passes to 10, this pass ...

category: Backs-Moves

- See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
- 10 passes to 12.
- 12 moves forward.
- 10 loops around behind 12.

category: Backs-Moves

- See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
- 10 moves forward with the ball, drawing the defence to press.
- 10 passing ...

category: Backs-Moves

- See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
- 10 moves forward with the ball, drawing the defence to press.
- 10 passing ...

category: Backs-Moves

- See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
- 10 moves forward with the ball, drawing the defence to press.
- 10 passing ...

category: Backs-Moves

- See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
- 10 moves forward with the ball, drawing the defence to press.
- 10 passing ...

category: Backs-Moves

- See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
- 10 moves forward with the ball, drawing the defence to press.
- 10 passing ...

category: Backs-Moves

- See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
- 10 moves forward carrying the ball.
- 12 loops around 13, and wide outside ...

category: Backs-Moves

- See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
- 10 passes to 13, missing 12.
- 12 overruns the ball.
- 13 runs an ov...

category: Backs-Moves

- See the diagram for starting positions.
- 10 moves forward carrying the ball.
- 12 moves forward, over-running the ball, cuttin...

category: Backs-Moves

- See the diagram for starting positions.
- 10 moves forward carrying the ball.
- 12 moves forward, over-running the ball, cuttin...

category: Backs-Moves

- See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
- 10 passes to 13, missing 12.
- 12 overruns the ball.
- 13 runs an un...

category: Backs-Moves

- See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
- 10 carries the ball forward.
- 12 run forward, then an over.
- 13 ru...

category: Backs-Moves

- Note the starting positions of players for this move, it's just a suggestion. However, I suggest your players start that bit flatter, and tha...

category: Backs-Moves

- See the diagram for the starting positions.
- 10 passes to 13.
- 13 comes forward either straight, or cutting in to close the s...

category: Defensive-Patterns

3 attackers and 2 defenders.

The scrum half passes to the first receiver of group of 3 attackers.

The 3 attacking players must then p...

category: Passing

Tell your players the following......

- Each group of two players should have their own ball.
- While they have a partner, they c...

category: Scrum

Tell your players the following......

- Each group of two players should have their own ball.
- While they have a partner, they c...

category: Warm-Up

- Be brief when telling the players the laws of this game, it's important to get them moving quickly.
- This is not a...

category: Backs-Moves

- See the diagram for the suggested starting positions.
- 10 moves forward carrying the ball.
- 12 moves forward, cuts in. <...

category: Backs-Moves

- See the diagram for the suggested starting positions.
- 10 moves forward carrying the ball.
- 11 provides a decoy run.

category: Backs-Moves

- See the diagram for the suggested starting positions.
- 10 moves forward carrying the ball.
- 11 could provide a decoy run.

category: Backs-Moves

- See the diagram for the suggested starting positions.
- 10 moves forward carrying the ball.
- 12 and 13 switch.
- 13 tak...

category: Passing

- We will begin with laterial passing down the line, just to get going.
- On your call we will start to miss the player in the middle, a...

category: Passing

Keep your player briefing, brief! It's important to get your players working as quickly as possible.

- Lets get the ball and the players...

category: Warm-Up

Split your players into two teams, giving one group o...

category: Passing

Tell your players the following......

- The ball carrier (A) runs straight in a line and makes a normal lateral pass to the supporting p...

category: Backs-Moves

- See the diagram for the suggested starting positions.
- 10 advances with the ball.
- 12, 13, 14 advancing, closing the space be...

category: Tag-Rugby

The aim of the game is for teams with unequal number of players to defend and attack. Possesion is changed if one of the follo...

category: Passing

- Keep your player briefing, brief! If necessary you might considering having one group quickly demonstrate the exercise to the other players.<...

category: Passing

Tell your players the following......

- There will be two static players, passers, on the mid sections cones. One on each side. One of w...

category: Contact-Skills

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Tell the players: The player in possession of the ball when the coach blows their whistle has to run around the cone at the end of the grid to try ...

category: Sevens

Tell the players: The player in possession of the ball when the coach blows their whistle has to run around the cone at the end of the grid to try ...

category: Warm-Up

Tell the players: The player in possession of the ball when the coach blows their whistle has to run around the cone at the end of the grid to try ...

category: Warm-Up

- Keep your player briefing; brief, and get them working as soon as possible.I can't stress this enough, it's not a debating society - players ...

category: Warm-Up

- Be brief when telling the players the laws of this game, it's important to get them moving quickly.
- This is not a contact game. ...

category: Agility-Running-Skills

- Coach calls out a number/colour and that pair of players reacts, have the players decide who is the defender and who is the attack - this sho...

category: Sevens

- Coach calls out a number/colour and that pair of players reacts, have the players decide who is the defender and who is the attack - this sho...

category: Warm-Up

- Coach calls out a number/colour and that pair of players reacts, have the players decide who is the defender and who is the attack - this sho...

category: Sevens

Tell your players to do the following......

- The first ball carrier will throw the ball high into the air.
- The runner will cat...

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following......

- The first attacking unit will go, at the same time 2 of the defenders will round the top of the ...

category: Passing

- Keep you player briefing, brief. Get the players moving and training as soon as possible.
- If you feel it would help, have one group ...

category: Warm-Up

- They pass the ball around either clock wise or anti clock wise, you can decide to change the direction youself at any point during the exerci...

category: Passing

- Tell your players the following.....
- In groups of 2 they will attack, passing the ball before they reach each unique cone, so when t...

category: Passing

Great for scrum halves to practice placement of foot and following through with hands.

2 balls, 3 support players, 1 passer

Ted on th...

category: Tag-Rugby

This game is designed to introduce passing at moving targets on the run.

- Set up a field approximately 15m long x 10m wide. (relative t...

category: Passing

- Keep your player briefing, brief! If necessary you might considering having one group quickly demonstrate the exercise to the other players.<...

category: Passing

- Tell your players the following.....

- There will be 4 players on the outside of the circle, starting at 12, 3, 6, and 9 o'...

category: Backs-Moves

- Set up a grid of about 10 x 10
- Aim to have 12 attackers and 2 defenders
- 3 attackers spread out on each side of the square. One...

category: Handling

- Set up a grid of about 10 x 10
- Aim to have 12 attackers and 2 defenders
- 3 attackers spread out on each side of the square. One...

category: Passing

- Set up a grid of about 10 x 10
- Aim to have 12 attackers and 2 defenders
- 3 attackers spread out on each side of the square. One...

category: Passing

- Tell the players the following......

- Runners move forward towards the cone opposite to their location. ...

category: Passing

- Tell your players the following......

- One the call of the scrum half, the 3 attackers turn, round the cone and attack.

category: Warm-Up

In this example we will play one touch offload, but remember you can change the version of touch to suit your training goals, applying the same mis...

category: Passing

- Tell the players the following....

- The player on the cone passes the ball forward to the player just in front of th...

category: Passing

- Tell your players the following......

- The ball carrier will run/carry the ball directly across the grid, offloading it to...

category: Contact-Skills

- Brief your players, but keep it brief!
- In each grid there will not be two channels. In each of the two channels there are two player...

category: Warm-Up

- Brief your players, but keep it brief!
- In each grid there will not be two channels. In each of the two channels there are two player...

category: Warm-Up

Make sure your warm-up area is marked out before the players arrive.

- Depending on the number of players you have at training, mark out...

category: Passing

- 4 players stand on the middle cones in the grid, avoiding the corner cones. The 2 players at the top and the bottom of the grid will have a b...

category: Backs-Moves

- See the diagram for the suggested starting positions.
- 10 advances with the ball.
- 12 advances, 13 provides support with 14.<...

category: Sevens

Tell the players the following......

- When the attack advances the defenders PRESS UP on the attack.
- The attackers must pass t...

category: Sevens

Tell the players the following......

- When the attack advances the defenders PRESS UP on the attack.
- The attackers must pass t...

category: Sevens

- Within a group there are two groups of 4 attackers and one chaser/scrum half.
- At the middle point, marked by a cones, the scrum half...

category: Warm-Up

- Within a group there are two groups of 4 attackers and one chaser/scrum half.
- At the middle point, marked by a cones, the scrum half...

category: Passing

- Tell your players the following.....
- The first player runs out with the ball to the first set of cones and passes the ball to the se...

category: Agility-Running-Skills

4 players start together on their stomachs next to each other.

- As the coach calls a colour cone, they move into position quickly. ...

category: Passing

4 players start together on their stomachs next to each other.

- As the coach calls a colour cone, they move into position quickly. ...

category: Ruck

Have a line of two or more ruck shields, a safe distance apart, five meters from the players that will make the hits. Make sure that the pad holder...

category: Ruck-Clear-Out

Have a line of two or more ruck shields, a safe distance apart, five meters from the players that will make the hits. Make sure that the pad holder...

category: Tackling

Static tackling.

Every time the player with the ball is tackled, they have to release the ball and quickly pick it up again and stand up, r...

category: Maul

This game is designed to teach the players to work together to drive a maul forward and keep control of the ball.

- Set Up a field appro...

category: Backs-Moves

- Use the diagram to highlight suggested starting positions.
- 10 is the ball carrier, advancing forward, before cutting in as shown in ...

category: Backs-Moves

- Use the diagram to highlight suggested starting positions.
- 10 advances with the ball.
- 12 advances, as does 13.
- 14 ...

category: Backs-Moves

- Use the diagram to highlight suggested starting positions.
- 10 advances with the ball, then cuts in.
- 12 advances, and cuts w...

category: Tackling

- Groups of 6+ players.
- 3 tackle shields per group.
- 1 Tackle Sausage per group.

- 3 people with...

category: Warm-Up

- With each new instruction to players you'll be having a race, lets see which group is the fastest - no cheating!
- Don't spend too muc...

category: Tag-Rugby

Players race to a line 10m away and back to their own group to hand over to the next playe...

category: Ruck

Set up two defenders holding hit shields opposite two even lines of players.

The ball starts with the first man in one of the lines, he runs ...

category: Ruck-Clear-Out

Set Up:

- 3 players
- one in tackle suit
- one with ball
- one tackle bag

The player in the tackle...

category: Ruck-Clear-Out

4 players (2 players in Tackle Suits, one ball carrier and one support player) and one ball.

Ball carrier attacks suited player and takes 'l...

category: Ruck-Clear-Out

- Progressive exercises to improve clearing out at the ruck
- Lay a tackle tube on the floor with another tube on top, angled into the air...

category: Ruck

Ball carrier goes to ground and places ballSupport player drives into defender but cannot drive him off??RUCK FORMED?? offside lines now in placeNext ...

category: Ruck

Set up a square (roughly 2m x 2m) with 4 different colour cones.

1 player starts on the floor with the ball with another player lying on top ...

category: School

- Excellent way to involve large numbers and fitness.
- Develops understanding of working hard when on the floor, communication a...

category: Warm-Up

Break your players into two teams.

- One team goes to attack, and one to defence.
- There is no kicking in this game.
- No...

category: Tackling

Starting with their backs to one another, two players stand 5 metres apart and run off in opposite directions along one side of the 20 metre grid.<...

category: Warm-Up

Tell players the following....

- Each Player will work individually, unless told otherwise.
- Players can run in any direction: m...

category: Warm-Up

- Be brief when telling the players the laws of this game, it's important to get them moving quickly.
- This is not a contact game. ...

category: Passing

Rear foot close to the ball Crouch down bending the legs not at the waistPoint lead foot at the target playerNo pick up or back swingSweep ball from t...

category: Scrum

The aim of the drill is to develop strong positive profiling with resistance from coach to check for stability and strength.

category: Ruck-Clear-Out

- Repetitive drill aimed at improving the clear out of a defender at the ruck
- Players are split into groups of three, two attackers and ...

category: Passing

- Tell your players the following, keeping your player briefing, brief! It's vital to get the players moving as quickly as possible.

category: Sevens

The following are the laws for this game:

- Equal number of defenders and attackers.
- Normal laws of sevens rugby apply; a knock...

category: Sevens

Tell the players the following.......

- The 7 attackers, will always be in attack.
- The 3 defenders will always be in defence.

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Players line up and approach the pole which the coach is now moving side to side.

Once the player gets reasonably close, drop the pole to o...

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Players line up and approach the pole and evade to a side.

Using shorter strides when they get close, they step to one side with the POWER...

category: Contact-Skills

category: Passing

- Tell your players the follow.....

- The first two players at each coach will advance, attacking the cone to their left, in ...

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Set up a running slalom for your players to run through at the end of their training. It should be approximately 10 by 5m in size.

- Slalo...

category: Warm-Up

Set up a running slalom for your players to run through at the end of their training. It should be approximately 10 by 5m in size.

- Slalo...

category: Off-Loads

Set Up

3 sets of 2 defenders each with 2 tackle bags placed 10m apart down 15m x 30m channel - 3 attackers

Attacker with ball in cen...

category: Passing

Four players start to run across the grid passing the ball.

On reaching the far side the wide player gives the ball to the player on the oth...

category: Warm-Up

Split your players into two teams, giving one group of players a set of coloured bibs to set them apart, and quickly tell your players the followin...

category: Passing

- Tell your players the following......

- Player A passes to D and cuts - not getting ball back , but holding up - B cuts and...

category: Passing

- Keep your player briefing, brief!
- Tell your players the folloiwng.........
- Players should be moving, staying around 5 meters...

category: Passing

- Keep your player briefing, brief!
- Tell your players the folloiwng.........

- Players should be 5m apart.
- ...

category: Backs-Moves

- See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
- 10 and 12 remain static, the other players are in motion, offering options. <...

category: Backs-Moves

- See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
- 10, 12, 13, will be starting very flat with minimal movement.
- 11 will pro...

category: Backs-Moves

- See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
- 10, 12, 13, will be starting very flat with minimal movement.
- 11 will pro...

category: Sevens

- The attacker goes when ready, and must round either the top or bottom cone.
- The defender must mirror the movements of the attacker o...

category: Agility-Running-Skills

3 players line up in a straight line, approximately 10m apart, each standing opposite an agility pole.

- The ball is passed by a scrumha...

category: Defensive-Patterns

category: Backs-Moves

- See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
- 10 carried the ball forward, inviting the defence to press up.
- 10 cuts in...

category: Backs-Moves

- See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
- 10 carries the ball up.
- 12 advances.
- 10 passes to 12.
- 1...

category: Ruck-Clear-Out

3 players (one in tackle suit, one with ball) and one tackle bag.

Player in tackle suit crouches or kneels next to tack...

category: Ruck-Clear-Out

Players work in groups of four against two defenders (holding tackle bags) who are stood inside the channel.

The attackers run around the fu...

category: Tackling

Players 3m apart slightly crouched

One of pair nominated as tackler

On balls of feet, with feet shoulder width apart the coach call...

category: Tackling

Players 3m apart slightly crouched

One of pair nominated as tackler

On balls of feet, with feet shoulder width apart the coach call...

category: Sevens

- The runner/tackler starts 10 meters back, runs forward and places the ball down just before the bag, and in the same motion hits the bag maki...

category: Tackling

- Groups of 2
- Tackle Bags
- Cones

**1. Warm up light contact**

Players line up opposite...

category: Tackling

**1. Tracking **

Create a V shaoped conned area.

Defender at one end, attacker at the other end.

At...

category: Tackling

Approach the tackle at paceMove to good low positionHead up, chin off chest, tighten shoulders Arms out wide, ready for big hit

category: Practices-for-Juniors

2 players and 1 ball.

Player A kneels down with the ball in their hands.

Player B also knee...

category: Practices-for-Juniors

2 players and 1 ball.

Player A kneels down with the ball in their hands.

Player B kneels with one leg on the ground in the set positi...

category: Handling

- Keep your player briefing, brief!
- Tell your players the folloiwng.........
- Players should be moving, staying around 5 meters...

category: Passing

- Keep your player briefing, brief!
- Tell your players the folloiwng.........
- Players should be moving, staying around 5 meters...

category: Warm-Up

- Tell the players that when you touch the shoulder of a player, they: have to go into the center of the circle, pick up the ball, and try to b...

category: Kicking

Players dropkick the ball, aiming to land the ball inside the area and then follow their kick. They then pick up the ball, run around the cone and ...

category: Passing

- Keep your player briefing, brief! Tell the players the following or have a demonstration group.....

- We have 8 static pass...

category: Ruck-Clear-Out

- This clearing technique is used to remove defenders who have latched onto the ball and are in a low body position.
- One player is bridg...

category: Sevens

- Use half or a full pitch for this exercise.
- A full team of 7 will run unopposed.
- Players should use this as a rehearsal of ...

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Coach calls a number, that player acts as a defender. Attacker tries to score without being tagged using one of the three S (Speed, Swerve, and Sid...

category: Passing

- We have 8 static passers and two runners.
- There should be a static passer on each cone, eight in total.
- The 9th player will...

category: Sevens

- We have 8 static passers and two runners.
- There should be a static passer on each cone, eight in total.
- The 9th player will...

category: Warm-Up

- Tell the players that one group is the Mice and that mice have tails, their tags. The other group is not happy with the Mice, they are the Fa...

category: Contact-Skills

- The players in their groups of 3 stand between the lines of the inner square with the working group stood inside the other players.
- ...

category: Warm-Up

- The players in their groups of 3 stand between the lines of the inner square with the working group stood inside the other players.
- ...

category: Sevens

- Put a group of 7 inside inside one of your grids. Tell them the following laws: The player not wearing a bib (the runner) is trying stay away...

category: Warm-Up

- Put a group of 7 inside inside one of your grids. Tell them the following laws: The player not wearing a bib (the runner) is trying stay away...

category: Tackling

In a grid an attacker is positioned on one end and a defender at the other end.

Defender passes to the attacker who attempts to score a...

category: Sevens

Tell the players the following......

- We are going to play a game, the 7 defenders will stay in defence throughout, and the 5 attacking...

category: Passing

- Tell your players the following......

- Two players will be defenders, it's their job to try and intercept the ball. <...

category: Backs-Moves

- Use the diagram as a starting point for players.
- 10 advances carrying the ball, inviting the defence to press up on the attack. ...

category: Match-Related

The drill starts with 2 attackers in blue, standing behind one another, 5m from the 1st defender/attacker in red.

- The blue players att...

category: Passing

- Keep your player briefing, brief! Tell the players the following or have a demonstration group.....

- We have 1 scrum half,...

category: Warm-Up

- The front line of players run towards the other side of the grid while passing the ball down the line. When the last player in the line recei...

category: Kicking

Hold ball nearly vertical with bottom hand, with top hand steadying rather than holding Keep head over the ball during run upDrop the ball, do not th...

category: Sevens

- It's important that the defence does the following......

- They have numbers, so press up fast but.....
- Slow down ...

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3 simple options to improve your players' decision-making in the attack and get them past opponents gain line!

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