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Is Bridging Illegal?

Simon My son's PE teacher has told him that Bridging is lieegal for the U13 to U19 group. His Club coach has been encouraging its use in games for two seasons. I can see some of the dangers but also the advantages Who is right is it banned or can it be used? Paul submitted by email

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A way to develop a great physical performance on rugby?

A way to develop a great physical performance on rugby 7's. The best trainning program to reach a good condition?

Mauricio F Coelho Coach, Brazil

any suggestions on getting u 13s to communicate

any suggestions on getting u 13s to communicate

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Does anyone have a really good drill to encourage backs to stay steep?

Does anyone have a really good drill to encourage backs to hold their steepness when attacking - my team of dreams are Under 11's

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Improving game awareness. How can I improve players?

Improving game awareness. How can I improve players insight into "what happens next", besides by whatching (games)? Players tend to be fixed on the ball(situation) and seldom look at what is in front of them%3A how can I stimulated them to take time to quickly look around and assess the situation?

Yvonne Bouman Coach, Netherlands

Catching a high ball. Any ideas for games/drills?

I assume the key factors to be looking at the ball, get in line with the trajectory, reach for the ball and cradle, sideways stance. Is that right?

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how would you describe key factor analysis in one sentence?

how would you describe key factor analysis in one sentence thanks

peter frantz Coach, United States of America

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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Hello. I'm coaching an U8s side and looking for any?

Hello. I'm coaching an U8s side and looking for any games/fun drills that condition players to a) Pass before the tag b) Pass while running c) Support team mates . Cheers!!

Harry Wooller Coach, Wales

just signed up to coaching under 6s,would like to hear?

just signed up to coaching under 6s,would like to hear what exercises / "drills" work best aside from making sure they all have a laugh?

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Man marking and alignment

Hi All. could anyone advise me of a drill/game that would help with my backs defensive alignment and attacking alignment from a ruck. At the moment all of my backs lose their shape and get drawn into the ruck or follow the ball leaving a overlap. Cheers Iain

Iain Hughes Coach, England

First time coaching U9 and U10s - anyone got any backline coaching tips?

Hi im a first time coach and is still getting the hang of how the technical details of the game works the back line is my department and whould like any help i can get to know what drills to do and anything helpfull in the backline im currently coaching for the under 9 and 10

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U8s staying on side and use of space

I am currently coaching an U8s tag team, is ther any drills to teach them to stay onside after a tag and to stay spread out as they seem to bunch very quickly

Tony Bunyan Coach, England

U8s standing offside

Hi All, How can I get my U8s team to stay onside? Especially after they make a tag. they seem to stand in the way blocking the pass or hovering near the receiver ready to tag again. Asked using Sportplan Mobile App

Tony Bunyan Coach, England

conditions must be met when th...

conditions must be met when throwing the ball into a scrum?

Rajnish kumar Coach, India

under 16's conditioning and fi...

I coach an under16s Rugby League squad who are at premier division level, some of whom are lets say not very fit. Does anyone have a good pre-season conditioning plan/session we could slot in once or twice a week to get the lads fitter ?

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hello i am searching for stren...

hello i am searching for strength and conditioning level 1 online course and can you tell me where can i find it?thanks

irakli chkonia Coach, Georgia

Resistance Training for U14 | ...

I am curently helping coach an U14 team, my focus being on forward play and conditioning. As a general rule, for conditioning I only get the lads to work against body weight for resistance training. Some players (and parent?)are eager to get into the gym and start to use weights as means of resistance. Obviously at this age the level of physical maturity of players is vast, boys to men, hence each individual must be assessed. I have done some reseaech which would indicate that the use of weights for 14-15 year old is to be encouraged (Irish RFU), but I am keen not to get the lads into the gym to early. Does any one have and ideas on this subject or can point me to any research to support either idea.

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looking for a counter rucking ...

looking for a counter rucking drill please under 13`s

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