Rugby: beginners

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what are simple drills for touch rugby...to get ready?

what are simple drills for touch rugby...to get ready for the season?

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What is the easiest defence system to use?

What is the easiest defence system to use? I have a team of 18 year olds who know very little about the game but are very fit and enthusiastic and I need a simple defence system to use.

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8s womens rugby? Our German womens League has just?

8s womens rugby? Our German womens League has just changed from 7s to 8s rugby, whats the difference and where can I get any info?

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I am coaching a team in Turkey and "handing off"?

I am coaching a team in Turkey and "handing off" is totally alien to them. Have you any drills which can be used to teach this aspect of the game ?

keith ellor Coach, England

How to begin coaching when the sport is not popular?

How to begin coaching when the sport is not popular and many of player candidates are not familiar with rugby ? What is key of initiation ? How to start from white paper ?

Narek Sargsyan Coach, Armenia

what are the rules of tag rugby?

what are the rules of tag rugby?

Chris Mason Coach, England

ANYBODY GOT ANY DRILL FOR UNDER 6 RUGBY AS AN INTRODUCTION?

ANYBODY GOT ANY DRILL FOR UNDER 6 RUGBY AS AN INTRODUCTION TO THE GAME?

Garry Windle Coach, Wales

Hi im looking for some fun drills and excercises for new players

Hi im looking for some drills and mainly games to play with kids aged 10 to 14 that have never played rugby before. They also have never seen it before as they come from mainly a soccer dominated background. Im mainly looking for touch and tag games to play any info or links would be much appricated

Craig Baily Coach, Germany

Law 12 - the forward pass or throw forward

The law says that a forward pass is one "thrown forward" "in the direction of the opponents' goal line" Does that mean that, if the ball is passed and the receiver catches it NEARER to the opponents goal line than from where the ball was passed that the pass was forward? (Leaving to one side any other touches of the ball that might have taken place.) Maybe an example is better. Player 1 passes the ball sideways - releasing it on the 22 metre line. Player 2 (with no other player having touched the ball), running from well behind the 22 metre line, catches the ball when it has travelled sideways but the ball is now 20 metres from the opponents goal line (2 metres further forward from the place that the ball was passed). Is that a forward pass or throw forward? And if not, why not?

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I'm 19 years old in Canada and have started a new rugby team?

I'm 19 years old in Canada and have started a new team. All the students that have signed up are new to the game and are about 14/15.. Any tips on how to introduce rugby to them?

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Looking for day 0 skills to teach children?

I am looking for a Day 0 type of session for American children who may have never held a rugby ball. If I move forward with a rugby exhibition/team creation in the neighborhood, I want to make sure I know how/what to teach Day 0. I'm hoping that interest is growing for touch and flag rugby due to the recent in Philadelphia between the USA Eagles and the Maori All Blacks. I was there. It was fantastic. Tickets sold out so fast, I think there will be more of these in the area. Thanks.

Doug Jones Coach, United States of America

Teaching Touch Rugby to Beginners - Help

Coaching touch rugby to beginners, what should I do?

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Staying onside games/drills for under 8s tag rugby

Looking for some drills or games to help my under 8s stay on side and not stand in the way during tag rugby.Any suggestions??

Pete Evans Coach, England

what are good beginner backlin...

what are good beginner backline moves

Oliver hughan Coach, New Zealand

Rugby skills | Sportplan

I am currently on a beginner however I am an advanced coach .Please could I be changed onto advanced coaching skills please

Ian Arnott Coach, England

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

Under 9 rugby tackling | Sport...

Hi I'm moving up from under 8 to under 9 has any one got any advise or lesson plan on how to introduce tackling many thanks Asked using Sportplan Mobile App

Ryan smith Coach, England
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