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What is the current thinking regarding kickoff receiving alignment?

What is the current thinking regarding kickoff receiving alignment?

Gary Kent Coach, United States of America

During an under 16's game the defending team had a?

During an under 16's game the defending team had a flanker sin binned.In the resulting scrum(on there 5m line) the ref told us to remove a flanker from the pack as the scrum needs to be of equal numbers. Is this right or should they have used a back to replace the flanker?

Richard Toye Coach, England

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I recently received this in my "inbox"%3A Building a Flat Line Defence System Dear Rugby Coach, Whether your in the northern hemisphere and winding down for this season, or maybe already planning for next, or your in the southern hemisphere and the new season has just begun, this week we are pleased to present the workings of a Flat Line Defensive System. The following is the principles of how the system is implemented, Full Members can download the training drills to coach the system with their team. Upgrade to full access today. When teaching any defensive formation, you must always consider, how it works both in open play / set-pieces and from the breakdown, and that all players understand the roles they play. Priniciples for Open Play Key pointsThe make sure you choose the system to fit playing strength%3A Either IN-2-OUT or OUT-2-IN. Considering using INSIDE-2-OUT Midfield Gain-Line never broken. Surrender very wide attack to cover defence. Offensive 2m tackles. Pendulum wide cover. Huge communication requirements. Step-in System. Up and Drift. Forgive me but I haven't got a scooby do (clue) what the above means - please could the technobabble be explained (maybe we should start a dictionary of coaching terms?)

Gary D Coach, Northern Ireland

u19 scrum rules

u19 scrum rules

Rob Middlehurst Coach, Bahrain

U9's%3A Can the catcher run straight through the lineout ?

In under 9s the line-out is uncontested... can the player receiving the ball simply turn and run straight through the opposition's line or does he have to pass the ball / set up a maul ?

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Je suis entraineur rugby des moins de 16ans, pourriez Vous me dire le type de formation Importante pour le demarrage de la saison merci

Je suis Entraineur rugby des Moins de 16ans , pourriez Vous me dire le type de formation Importante pour le demarrage de la saison merci

Jean luc Coach, France

good morning, I need to clarify a doubt, as the players?

good morning, I need to clarify a doubt, as the players should explain the formation of channels 1.2, and 3 I do not quite understand it to explain and do the following query to not commit any error in the time of explanation agradeceria who can help me and tell me your answer as I can get graphic material<br /><br />from already thank you very much<br /><br /><br />Javier Ferreyra

Javier Marcelo Ferreyra Andrada Coach, Argentina

Kickoff Alignment

I am looking for a set up for receiving a kickoff in rugby. We are using the expoloded scrum method and marking their forwards on the kickoff now. But if the forwards move or are split we end up looking like the Keystone Cops trying to match. What is a prefered set up?

Matt Coach, United States of America

drills to improve the flat line technique

teahcing primary school kids and could use some drills

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Looking for day 0 skills to teach children?

I am looking for a Day 0 type of session for American children who may have never held a rugby ball. If I move forward with a rugby exhibition/team creation in the neighborhood, I want to make sure I know how/what to teach Day 0. I'm hoping that interest is growing for touch and flag rugby due to the recent in Philadelphia between the USA Eagles and the Maori All Blacks. I was there. It was fantastic. Tickets sold out so fast, I think there will be more of these in the area. Thanks.

Doug Jones Coach, United States of America

Interpretation of the maul - for U10s?

I will be coaching under 10 next season and need some guidance on how to interpret the rules for the maul?

Ezra rushen Coach, England

U9 Positional Play Advice

What options are there for positional play in the U9s game? What formations are recommended in attack or defence? What's a good place to start teaching this? No scrums at this level so that's out of the question. Greatful for any advice. Thank you. Matt Asked using Sportplan Mobile App

Matt Potter Coach, England

U9s swarming around the ball

We coach U9s and one of the biggest problems is that they all swarm around the ball like bees around honey. We are repeatedly trying to explain the value of not doing this and use of space but to no avail. What coaching techniques can we introduce to get the kids to spread out and not all commit to the breakdown?

Damien Coach, Ireland

Getting a straight defensive line and speed

Hi. I coach a B level under 12 team at school with very mixed abilities. I cant get my boys to get up in a defensive line together or even come up in defense. Any drill very much appreciated.

James Pattinson Coach, Australia

PDF link doesn't work?

For some reason, I am unable to open the pdf, just send me back to the homepage? Is there a new link for this as this would be perfect to help me introduce this formation to my team. Any help would be appreciated.

Jack Coach, England

Attacking kick off tactics and...

Any suggestions for a few attacking ideas and formations we can use when setting up to take our own kick offs and restarts at under 14 level?

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U9 Positional Play Advice Rugb...

What options are there for positional play in the U9s game? What formations are recommended in attack or defence? What's a good place to start teaching this? No scrums at this level so that's out of the question. Greatful for any advice. Thank you. Matt Asked using Sportplan Mobile App

Matt Potter Coach, England

Getting a straight defensive l...

Hi. I coach a B level under 12 team at school with very mixed abilities. I cant get my boys to get up in a defensive line together or even come up in defense. Any drill very much appreciated.

James Pattinson Coach, Australia

What is the current thinking r...

What is the current thinking regarding kickoff receiving alignment?

Gary Kent Coach, United States of America

Looking for day 0 skills to te...

I am looking for a Day 0 type of session for American children who may have never held a rugby ball. If I move forward with a rugby exhibition/team creation in the neighborhood, I want to make sure I know how/what to teach Day 0. I'm hoping that interest is growing for touch and flag rugby due to the recent in Philadelphia between the USA Eagles and the Maori All Blacks. I was there. It was fantastic. Tickets sold out so fast, I think there will be more of these in the area. Thanks.

Doug Jones Coach, United States of America
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