Drill Categories

Backs Moves Drills

There are seven backs in a team, with the rugby position numbers 9-15. As the name suggests they are positioned behind the forwards, and include the S...

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...


Forward Sprints / Backward Sprints.

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Rugby Forward sprints / Backward sprints. Agility & Running Skills Set-up drill area as shown. Players line up at the start. All players run forward ...

Scoring Zones

category: Warm-Up

Rugby Scoring Zones Warm Up Be brief when telling the players the laws of this game, it's important to get them moving quickly. This is not a contact...

Passing Accuracy

category: Passing

Rugby Passing Accuracy Passing Passing in partners. Players stand opposite each other about 3-4m away. One player will take 1-2 steps forward, then p...

7'S Fitness Handling

category: Sevens

Rugby 7's Fitness Handling Sevens Tell them the following...... The ball carrier will run forward with the ball, their partner will go with them in s...

1 On 1 Scrum (On Knees)

category: Contact-Skills

Players down on 'all 4s'.

Position heads to the left slightly, binding in underneath the shoulders in the chest area.

Keeping hands o...

1 On 1 Scrum (On Knees)

category: Scrum

Players down on 'all 4s'.

Position heads to the left slightly, binding in underneath the shoulders in the chest area.

Keeping hands o...

2 V 1 Drawing The Defender

category: Decision-making

  • One attacking team and one defending team.
  • Exercise focused on decision making when in a 2 v 1 situation.
  • Each team lines up e...

2 V 1

category: Passing

  1. This is a simple 2 v 1.
  2. The two players have to get past the one defender without being touched, that's it.
  3. The defender wi...

2 V 2 Box

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following......

  1. Whichever group of 2 is given the ball becomes the attack, and should attack upon receiving the ...

2 Vs 1 Gauntlet

category: Decision-making

Set up two 1m wide gates of cones (green and red) either side of a feeder, with a line of attackers opposite (5m away). Have a number of defenders ...

Web Videos

Epic foot races | forwards edition

Forwards Edition of the most Epic Foot Races the game of rugby has seen SUBSCRIBE to our channel if you enjoy our rugby content Support us on social ....

Total rugby - forward pass

What is a forward pass? Total Rugby has investigated and we have the definitive explanation of what does and doesn't constitute a forward pass. Don't ...

Beast mode | *forward's edition*

So I got a comment telling me that the Beast Mode's were very back dominated and I realised that I had to make a video on the real beasts of the rugby...


Attacking part 1

It?s all about points scoring with this session. Encourage your players to continually offer support to develop fine techniques to attack with crisp p...

Establishing Depth and Pace

Use this plan to get your players attacking with depth and hitting the ball with pace to improve your side's running lines!


Community Drills

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Forwards and Backs work to get into optimal space for kick clear to compete.

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Have players run from cone to cone while facing foward. Players will run forward, backward, and cross over right and left.Start slow and have players ...

Scoring tries at the end zone

2 teamseach team has an ingoalthe aim of the game is score as many tires on the opponents ingoalThere is no defending involve so you are not allow to ...