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Maul Touch Warm Up - Rugby Dri...

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, but there will be some light contact. Break your players into two teams, giving each team their own colour of bibs if necessary. One team goes to attack, and one to defence. Nominate a Scrum Half for each team, it will be their job to move the ball from the back of the maul and out to an attacking line. There is no kicking in this game. Normal laws of rugby apply e.g. a forward pass will result in the ball being turned over to the opposition. If an attacking player is touched: they must stop and turn, a maul is then built based on how you have trained your players to Maul. Only four players should be in the maul - but every player should be able to maul - including the backs! When you start playing this game make sure that the defence is employing your defensive pattern around the maul. They will commit 4 players, but will not do anything more than provide light resistance. Once formed the maul can take four steps before moving the ball. If there is a delay in creating the maul, or the quality of the maul is poor - the ball can be turned over. Depending on your goals decide on the number of touches you wish to allow e.g. unlimited is not a bad option as mistakes will be made! If a team has been in possession for a long time, don't forget to turn the ball over to give the opposition a run. Don't hesitate to shape the game to focus on your session goals, and let us and other coaches know what worked for you.


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My fowards seem afraid to ruck and stand around the?

My fowards seem afraid to ruck and stand around the ruck while in the way of the scrum half trying to get the ball out to the backs. They also don't support the ball carrier while he is being tackled. Please help me with any suggestions!!!

William Barrett Coach, United States of America

am i old enough to start a local rugby school for kids?

am i old enough to start a local rugby school for kids aged 8-10 (non contact). im 16 got experience as ive been playing for 5 years and have done a number of general fitness and athletics awards so i no how teach and coach kids.

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Does a hand off / fend need to be done with a bent elbow?

A 'straight arm tackle' is dangerous play according to the laws of the game... does that mean that a 'hand off / fend' must be made with a bent elbow?

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Where can i follow courses to become a IRB educator?

Where can i follow courses to becomea IRB educator and how do i aply?

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Hi, Does anyone have any drills for a No 8 in Rugby?

Hi, Does anyone have any drills for a No 8 in Rugby for a U11 group

Iain Hughes Coach, England

Does anyone know some games for 5-8 year old children?

Does anyone know some games for 5-8 year old children referring to rugby?

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My number 10 has a habit of running across on first?

My number 10 has a habit of running across on first phase ball thus our backs lack any go foward ball most times. Any ideas how we can remedy this habit will be a great help.

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drills to improve the flat line technique

teahcing primary school kids and could use some drills

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Refereeeing an U10 ruck

As well as coaching U10 rugby, I also get to referee U10 games, under the New Rules Of Play. I feel that my refereeing of the ruck isn't as good as it could/should be. Has anyone got an easy to follow system to help them referee U10 rucks ?

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How do I view who has access to my schools Sportplan account?

Hi there, I am the admin of my schools account that is linked with Sportplan. I am cautious that some staff have left and others are joining us and I would like know who is still a member and has access to Sportplan. How do I do this?

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struggle with the tackle during games

what to do?when on the field players struggle to make tackles, but when we use the junior bag they go in hard and tackle like animals.any drills to help us please?my group is under 9s


Tips on breaking through a defence line?

Hi my name is Mac and i am a 8 man and i struggle to push through a defensive line when i have the ball due to how my coaches make us practice so i wanted to know tips on how to push/break through a defensive line when i have the ball.

Mac Coach, United States of America

I want to unsubscribe

To be honest I originally thought I only paid for 6 months only back in 2018. shocked to see that I have paid every 6 months from then. can you please unsbscribe me immediately. Thank you.

Jamie Weavill Coach, England

mobile app not displaying properly

Everytime I try to open the drills, I can't open a category... the only thing that happens is a duplication of the menu bar

Elisee Coach, Belgium

Tackling (U10s)

I have been coaching this group for a number of years, but before Covid stopped play the boys had confidence tackling. When we returned back to full contact this year, a large percentage seem to have lost their confidence. I have tried 1v1 grid, tackling on knees, and running gauntlet (1v1). If anyone would know of any other drills that can increase confidence, that would be great.

Alan Mcilwaine Coach, Northern Ireland

change sports

hi l like to get rugby league as my sport my account seems to be logged onto rugby union how do l change it to rugby league

Michael Allard Coach, Australia

What is the best way to transf...

What is the best way to transfer tag rugby ability to contact rugby in 8-9 year olds? How can one best teach the basics of the breakdown?

Ed Bevan Coach, United Arab Emirates
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