Drill Categories

Off Loads Drills

An off load is when a tackled player passes the ball to a teammate before the tackle is completed. Use the 2v1 and tackle bag off load drills and vide...

Tackling Drills

All players need to be able to tackle. Tackling is how a player physically stops an opponent from moving forward with the ball. It's a vital aspect of...

Drills

Counter Bag

category: Sevens

Rugby Counter Bag Sevens Tell your players the following..... One player will straddle the bag and compete for the ball on the ground. The two remain...

Crash Through 2 Tackle Bags

category: Tackling

Rugby Crash Through 2 Tackle Bags Tackling Basic but good warm up drill for matches. 4 cones set up a grid of about 5-10m by 5-10m. 2 defenders with ...

3 V Tackle Bag And Body Suit

category: Tackling

Rugby 3 v Tackle Bag and body Suit Tackling 3 attackers start at the beginning of the grid who will go up against the tackle bag first and then the p...

Lineout Progressions With Bag

category: Lineout

Rugby Lineout Progressions With Bag Lineout 1. Two players stand either side of a tackle tube (tackle tube on the floor 'stood up'). The coach shouts...

Fend Off The Challenge

category: Off-Loads

Rugby Fend off the challenge Off Loads Set Up Line of defenders - 5m apart in staggered formation tackle shield. Individual players move down the lin...

Pod-Ruck

category: Ruck

Rugby Pod-Ruck Ruck On the shout of "GO" the scrum half passes to the player on the first cone, who attacks the 1st bag. Once the bag is attacked and...

Realign

category: Tackling

Rugby Realign Tackling The first player moves forwards, makes contact with the tackle bag and retreats diagonally to the line of cones. The next play...

Tackle Fitness

category: Sevens

Rugby Tackle Fitness Sevens The runner/tackler starts 10 meters back, runs forward and places the ball down just before the bag, and in the same moti...

Presenting The Ball Using Tackle Bags

category: Ball-Presentation

Rugby Presenting the Ball Using Tackle Bags Ball Presentation Good for younger rugby players to learn how to go into contact and set up the ball at p...

3 V Tackle Bag And Body Suit

category: Off-Loads

3 attackers start at the beginning of the grid who will go up against the tackle bag first and then the person in the body suit second; these two s...

Web Videos

What's in my rugby bag

Hi guys I hope you enjoyed the video Sorry for not uploading in ages it's just my tripod wasn't working and it was jammed but I'll try and get a new o...

Sessions

Rugby Fitness Drills and Games

Fitness is a vital part of getting to the line for the full 80. Work on your teams skills and technique whilst putting them under fatigue with a gruel...

Pre-season Contact Build-Up

After a long off season period it's important to carefully ease your players back into contact - use this session to get your players tackling again i...

Ruck through the Gate

Teach your team to ruck safely, effectively and quickly. By going 'through the gate' you'll avoid giving away penalties and encourage better binding

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Community Drills

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Blue player starts with ball at the blue cone start line. runs with the ball until he reaches the defenders with the red bags and then runs around the...

Pick up and hit bag

Player has back to bag. On the coaches call run around the cone and chase down loose ball. Pick up the ball with one fluid movement and drive up into ...

Autosave 17282104

Breakdown decision making.Contest over the bags. Winner then presents the ball. Team mates then decide to either pick and go or protect the ball....

Setting Up

Using the cones spend time setting up three activities. Keeps balls off the field or in the bag until time of use