Drill Categories

Maul Drills

A maul is similar to a ruck but occurs when the ball is held up off the floor (in a player's hand). The maul drills, videos and mini games below will ...

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...


2 Hand Passing Hip Drive

category: Passing

Rugby 2 Hand Passing Hip Drive Passing The aim of the drill is to develop players wrist strength. Start with the ball sitting on the outside of the h...

Driving Maul

category: Maul

Rugby Driving Maul Maul 3 attackers against two defenders with contact pads. Ball carrier takes ball into contact turning before hitting pads and pre...

Ruck Over, Pickup

category: Ruck

Rugby Ruck Over, Pickup Ruck Ball carrier goes to ground and places ball Support player drives into defender but cannot drive him off ??RUCK FORMED?...

Hit And Drive Ruck Clearout

category: Ruck-Clear-Out

Rugby Hit and Drive Ruck Clearout Ruck Clear Out A drill to be completed in pairs. One player holding a tackle bag stands in a low, strong position w...

Scrum: Bear Crawl & Leg Drive

category: Warm-Up

Rugby Scrum: Bear Crawl & Leg Drive Warm Up - The bear crawl is a movement that strenghtens your core and adds stabillity to your spine. - 2 things t...

Ruck - Full

category: Ruck

Rugby Ruck - Full Ruck Take contact on own terms If no close support, go to ground and present the ball Protect head (especially younger players) Arr...

Scrum: Bear Crawl & Leg Drive

category: Scrum

Rugby Scrum: Bear Crawl & Leg Drive Scrum - The bear crawl is a movement that strengthens your core and adds stabillity to your spine. - 2 things tha...

Tackle Technique 3/5 -Leg Drive

category: Tackling

Rugby Tackle Technique 3/5 -leg drive Tackling Groups of 2 Tackle Bag An attacker holds a bag 2m away from a defender. Defender hold hands behind his...

Tackle Approach

category: Tackling

Rugby Tackle Approach Tackling Players 3m apart – slightly crouched One of pair nominated as tackler On balls of feet, with feet shoulder width apa...

Maul - Setup

category: Maul

Rugby Maul - Setup Maul If contact cannot be avoided take on own terms Turn and present the ball No maul yet, this is still open ... Driving Maul Dri...

Web Videos

Mammoth rugby scrums and drives

The very best scrums from Round 2, let us know who we've missed? Results from Round 2 of Guinness PRO12 2015 Round 2 Newport Gwent Dragons 13 - 0 ...


Ruck through the Gate

Teach your team to ruck safely, effectively and quickly. By going 'through the gate' you'll avoid giving away penalties and encourage better binding

Developing the Maul

Work on your team's maul technique with this session, improving their current ability to create, secure and defend the maul


Community Drills

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Maul9 in grid – 3/group 5x10mBall controlDrive with legsCommunication

Maul binding

Maul – Techniques7 in group – 5x20mDrive 2m over goal lineBall in middle, head in middle, bind with outside arm, shoulder under gluts and drive with l...

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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...