Contact Pop Pass Contact

category: Warm-Up

Rugby Contact Pop Pass Contact Warm Up Ball carrier goes forward, hitting in on the shield, turning to pop the call to a support player who passes th...

One V One

category: Warm-Up

Coaching points · The ball carrier should be positive in attack, going forward. · The ball carrier uses changes in foot speed to beat the defenders...

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...

One V One

category: Agility-Running-Skills

  • Coach calls out a number/colour and that pair of players reacts, have the players decide who is the defender and who is the attack - this sho...

Web Videos

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 ...


Keep moving at the Ruck

Put your best foot forwards and drive, drive, drive the opposition back in this quick ball at the ruck technique session!

Using the Overlap

Make sure your players support their team-mates with this session, by using the overlap in attack

Phase Play and Continuity

Continue to build the phases in your play and get your team working as an unit to offer support with this session!


Community Drills

Follow the Leader

To encourage passing and support going forward BBall in 2 handsnobody forward of ball carriershort bursts fwd

Autosave 83131387

Phase 1: 30 seconds to score as many tries as possible. Can chose any defender to contest. As soon as you put the ball down get back to the middle and...

Going Forward - Evasion

1 Defender sets up in the middle of a 20m long grid (width depending on numbers). The rest of the players (attackers) set up on the starting line and ...

Gain Line Attack and Defence

Set out a small rectangular grid with a gain line marked across the grid.We are looking to get the defensive line to come up and meet the attack befor...