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Defensive Patterns Drills

Defensive patterns are the positions your players take up when stopping opposition attacks. By developing your players knowledge of defensive pattern...

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...

Drills

Drift Defence

category: Defensive-Patterns

Rugby Drift defence Defensive Patterns 4 Tackle Bags. 10 Cones and 1 Ball. 10m x 30m. The first player in the line begins with the ball. As he approa...

Structure Defence

category: Defensive-Patterns

Rugby Structure Defence Defensive Patterns 5 attackers - 10 defenders (or 2 to 1 ratio dependent on numbers) Start slowly with ruck ball Defenders ca...

Blitz Defence

category: Defensive-Patterns

Rugby Blitz Defence Defensive Patterns WHY? Put pressure on attacking side. Force ball back inside. More numbers in defence than attackers. WHEN?

Simple Drift Defence

category: Defensive-Patterns

Rugby Simple Drift Defence Defensive Patterns 3 attacks - 2 defenders Scrum half passes to first receiver of group of 3 3 attack 2 passing ball down ...

Man To Man

category: Defensive-Patterns

Rugby Man to Man Defensive Patterns 3 attackers and 2 defenders. The scrum half passes to the first receiver of group of 3 attackers. The 3 attacking...

3 On 2 Attack And Defence Drill

category: Defensive-Patterns

Rugby 3 on 2 Attack and Defence Drill Defensive Patterns Set an area with two different coloured cones on the touch line in the middle, one for defen...

Last 15 Defence Drill

category: Defensive-Patterns

Rugby Last 15 Defence Drill Defensive Patterns A drill to practice defending in wide channels. Set up a grid that is 40m wide and 20m long, with the ...

Broken Defence

category: Sevens

Rugby Broken Defence Sevens Tell your players the following..... The attacking group will wait at the top of the training area until the coach calls ...

Ruck Defence

category: Ruck

Rugby Ruck Defence Ruck Coach controls defence with calls up and back between cones placed 1 - 2 metres apart. On the call of "LIVE" the defence stay...

2 Vs 2 Linebreak Scenario

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Here we are re-creating a 2 vs 2 scenario which we might find on the field. The aim is to put players under the same conditions which they would po...

Web Videos

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Sessions

The Zones Game

Use this fantastic drill in your next coaching session today and get ready to work your players hard

Defensive Dominance!

With this high intensity session, improve your team's defensive skills, whilst also working on their fitness

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Community Drills

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Ball carrier goes into contact staying on his feet until his support joins him. Support player calls him to ground. Ball carrier presents ball as supp...

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10 to read defensive shape of centres. If they open up to chase 15, 13 is hot. If Def 13 holds, release 15.(Wipers, Red, Tip, 2)