Drill Categories

Kicking Drills

Use the kicking drills and videos below to develop your players' accuracy, technique, tactical awareness and skills so they know the right kick to use...

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...


Defending In Threes

category: Defensive-Patterns

Rugby Defending in Threes Defensive Patterns Set up 4 grids of about 8-10m by 5m. 3 players start on the first grid, working from one end to the othe...

3 Man Tackle Grid.

category: Defensive-Patterns

Rugby 3 Man Tackle Grid. Defensive Patterns Groups of 12+ Bibs Balls Cones Get all players ot get into teams of 3. Select one of the group of 3s to p...

Alignment - Running As A Group

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Working in groups of up to 4, players spaced approximately 4-5 metres apart.

Players jog to the 1st cone then jog backwards to the start line...

Attack Until Youre Tackled

category: Off-Loads

Playing area of 25m in length - adjust width to suit numbers- equal numbers in both teams

Full LEG tackles ONLY - ball carrier when tackled ...

Web Videos

Rugby defensive shape session

Coach Daryl Slade-Jones takes the British Army Rugby team through a defensive drill. The drill has various tackle pads identified by coloured cones.




Community Drills

Defensive line advance

Start 7m apart. Defenders advance towards attackers together keeping in a line. Attackers must pass the ball the the other end of the line before...

Drill 3- Running around sticks

For this activity, the players will run in between stick to check their agility and speed. This will help the player's speed around the defensive ...