Drill Categories

Agility & Running Skills Drills

Agility is how quickly your players can move while staying balanced and flexible. Running to evade the tackle, move into space for a pass and change d...

Backs Moves Drills

There are seven backs in a team, with the rugby position numbers 9-15. As the name suggests they are positioned behind the forwards, and include the S...

Drills

2 In 2 Out Kareoka

category: Agility-Running-Skills

  • The aim of the drill is to develop speed and agility

2 V 1

category: Passing

  1. This is a simple 2 v 1.
  2. The two players have to get past the one defender without being touched, that's it.
  3. The defender wi...

3 'V' 2

category: Passing

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

3 Second Touch - Touch Rugby Variation

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...

3 Times A Charm

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following......

  1. On the 4 players side, they will go 2 at a time in attack - the balls should be with these playe...

3 Touch Kick

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...

4V1V1 Down The Line

category: Decision-making

Attackers (red players) work down the channel in 4s, working the runners left and right to create space.

Defenders are only allowed to defen...

5 Attacks 3

category: Sevens

  • Using cones mark out the four corners and the midways points of each side of a 20 x 20 meter training area.
  • Divide your players into...

7'S Fitness Handling

category: Sevens

Tell them the following......

  1. The ball carrier will run forward with the ball, their partner will go with them in support.
  2. Th...

7V7 Touch

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following...

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

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2v1 Attacking Skills Session

Improve your players' 2v1 confidence and introduce them to the dummy pass, support running and offloading in this attacking session!

Community Drills

Running/Evasion Drill - Stepping

Divide your group into 2 or more even teams and lay out cones in a similar pattern to that shown in the diagram. The first player in each team does a ...

Drop Off Touch

Whole (Drop Off Touch)Part (Open Channel Passing)-Whole PartUsing cones, mark out a box - measuring about 15 meters x 20 meters.between the top two co...

1v1 Go Forward

10m x 5m playing areaOn whistle both players round opposite cone on 5m side, blue carrying ball.Blue must try to beat red and touch ball on opposite b...

Nigel Redman 3 man pod drill

a 3 man pod attacks off a breakdown, player 1 goes wide and commits the wide defender, player 2 commits the near defender and player 3 from the pocket...