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category: Handling

Rugby Grids Handling 1) Run out (2 steps) turn and pop ball to a support player. 2) Run out (2 steps) turn and let support player take it out of your...

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category: Handling

Rugby Grids Handling 1) Run out (2 steps) turn and pop ball to a support player. 2) Run out (2 steps) turn and let support player take it out of your...

category: Tackling

Rugby 1v1 Tackle Grid Tackling Small playing area, for 1 v 1 tackling. Players line up in two lines adjacent to the coned area. Coach shouts go and t...

category: Passing

Rugby 3 v 1 Grid Passing 6x6m Grid Ball Players line up in 3s opposite sides of the grid. Simply pass the ball along the line. 1 defender is in the m...

category: Tackling

Rugby 3 Man Tackle Grid. Tackling Groups of 12+ Bibs Balls Cones Get all players ot get into teams of 3. Select one of the group of 3s to put bibs on...

category: Handling

Rugby 3 v 1 Grid Handling 6x6m Grid Ball Players line up in 3s opposite sides of the grid. Simply pass the ball along the line. 1 defender is in the ...

category: Passing

Rugby Passing Grid Passing Set up a grid of about 10 x 10 Aim to have 12 attackers and 2 defenders 3 attackers spread out on each side of the square.

category: Handling

Rugby Passing Grid Handling Set up a grid of about 10 x 10 Aim to have 12 attackers and 2 defenders 3 attackers spread out on each side of the square...

category: Practices-for-Juniors

Rugby Grid Island Practices for Juniors Fun game to practice passes/kicks not being intercepted. Divide players into two equal teams and set up two g...

category: Backs-Moves

Rugby Passing Grid Backs Moves Set up a grid of about 10 x 10 Aim to have 12 attackers and 2 defenders 3 attackers spread out on each side of the squ...

category: Contact-Skills

Pass gets given to the attacker who has to run down the grid. When the tackle comes in the player with the ball has to present the ball.

Tac...

category: Warm-Up

- 2 teams
- Bibs
- Balls

One team must try and complete 10 passes in a small grid.

When the player has t...

category: Contact-Skills

- Small playing area, for 1 v 1 tackling.
- Players line up in two lines adjacent to the coned area.
- Coach shouts go and the front...

category: Match-Related

Set a narrow grid to attack. Defenders and attackers begin on the touchline in the centre. Both leave at the same time and run around appointed con...

category: Passing

Set a narrow grid to attack. Defenders and attackers begin on the touchline in the centre. Both leave at the same time and run around appointed con...

category: Decision-making

Drill to improve short space and wide space overlap play.

Set up a grid 15m wide, split into a 5m channel and a 10m channel, and 10m long (se...

category: Ball-Presentation

2 attackers with a half back attack a defender

The support player should be able to read the situation and apply the best techniques for bal...

category: Decision-making

Four players per group inside a 10m x 30m Channel. Requires 10 cones and 1 ball.

Two players start outside of the grid with two players insi...

category: Decision-making

Coach starts with the ball and can throw the ball to either one of the outside players of the 3 players ready to play.

The player in the mid...

category: Contact-Skills

Set up the practice as shown inside a 30m x 30m Grid.

6 Shields and 1 Ball.

Player 1 carries the ball before passing the ball to play...

category: Off-Loads

Set up the practice as shown inside a 30m x 30m Grid.

6 Shields and 1 Ball.

Player 1 carries the ball before passing the ball to play...

category: Decision-making

Coach starts with the ball and can throw the ball to either one of the outside players of the 3 players ready to play.

The player in the midd...

category: Handling

Coach starts with the ball and can throw the ball to either one of the outside players of the 3 players ready to play.

The player in the midd...

category: Tackling

10m wide channel, 2 attackers start with the ball while 2 defenders atart at the other end.

when instructed the attackers attempt to score ag...

category: Defensive-Patterns

- Groups of 12+
- Bibs
- Balls
- Cones

Get all players ot get into teams of 3.

Select one of the...

category: Match-Related

Set a grid to attack. Defenders and attackers begin on the touchline in the centre. Both leave at the same time and run around appointed cones, bal...

category: Passing

Set a grid to attack. Defenders and attackers begin on the touchline in the centre. Both leave at the same time and run around appointed cones, bal...

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following......

- On the 4 players side, they will go 2 at a time in attack - the balls should be with these playe...

category: Catching

- 6x6m Grid
- Ball

- Players line up in 3s opposite sides of the grid.
- Simply pass the ball along...

category: Passing

Drill to practice overlap situations.

Set up a grid roughly 10m x 10m, with another grid roughly 5m x 5m adjacent to it (see diagram - red co...

category: Off-Loads

3 attackers start at the beginning of the grid who will go up against the tackle bag first and then the person in the body suit second; these two s...

category: Passing

3 attackers start at the beginning of the grid who will go up against the tackle bag first and then the person in the body suit second; these two s...

category: Tackling

3 attackers start at the beginning of the grid who will go up against the tackle bag first and then the person in the body suit second; these two s...

category: Decision-making

15m x 35m Grid.

1 Attacker starts on the half way line of the grid, with the other two outside of the grid back to back with two defenders. ...

category: Decision-making

3 vs 2 in a grid.

Defenders must stay in position to start.

Once skills progress defenders can move to try and stop attackers either ...

category: Match-Related

3 vs 2 in a grid.

Defenders must stay in position to start.

Once skills progress defenders can move to try and stop attackers either ...

category: School

Simple 3 v 2, with two defenders with tackle bags.

The attackers must pass their way through the grid, using quick passes and good handling,...

category: Tag-Rugby

Groups of 5

Combine grids to make 2 channels each 10m x 20m

1 Ball per group

Ball carrier tries to score a try by running past...

category: Handling

- Groups 18
- Balls
- Cones

Groups of 4 line up on all sides of the square.

2 defenders tand in the middle o...

category: Tackling

- 4 sausages
- 4 Bags

- The sausages and bags are lined up alternately in a line.
- 8 defenders start lin...

category: Tackling

- 4 sausages
- 4 Bags

- The sausages and bags are lined up alternately in a line.
- 8 defenders start lin...

category: Tackling

- 4 sausages
- 4 Bags

- The sausages and bags are lined up alternately in a line.
- 8 defenders start lin...

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Start with 2 players on the centre cone, each with a ball, and facing each other.

- On the shout "GO", they both run backwards to the fi...

category: School

- Turnover wall, decision-making, contact skills and gameplay.
- Can change size of grid and number of defenders. Smaller grid = ...

category: School

Grid size is around 5x5m. You can keep changing the size of the grid.

The defender must shadow the attacker as they run towards a con...

category: Warm-Up

Make sure that you have your warm-up area marked out before your players arrive, it's important that you get them working right away.

- ...

category: Warm-Up

- Keep your player briefing, brief! Tell the players the following laws for this exercise.....

- Players must start the game ...

category: Kicking

Fun game to practice passing/kicking accuracy.

Set up a grid with lots of different objects (tackle bags, hit shields, tyres, cones etc) insi...

category: Agility-Running-Skills

- Divide your players into groups of five, with one player acting as a running. Each grid will need a runner. The runner starts on the runners ...

category: Sevens

- Divide your players into groups of five, with one player acting as a running. Each grid will need a runner. The runner starts on the runners ...

category: Warm-Up

- Divide your players into groups of five, with one player acting as a running. Each grid will need a runner. The runner starts on the runners ...

category: Decision-making

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Players line up in two groups on the first cone. On GO, the first players side step to the second cone, go around it and run backwards to cone thr...

category: Passing

Keep your player briefing short. Tell your players the following....

- Pass the ball left, clockwise for 2 passes.
- Then right (...

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following.....

- The attacking group will wait at the top of the training area until the coach calls the number of...

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following.........

- The coach will call a number e.g. 1.
- That attacking group must attack, aiming to sco...

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following.........

- The coach will call a number e.g. 1.
- That attacking group must attack, aiming to sco...

category: Passing

Tell your players the following......

- One player will be a ball carrier.
- The player directly opposite will make a half tackle...

category: Passing

Keep your player briefing short and tell your players the following....

- 3 attackers line up on the first three cones, the rest fall in...

category: Tag-Rugby

Large Grid 30m x 30m. Start with 5 defenders in the middle, everybody else stands at one end of the grid wearing tags.

On the coach's call a...

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Players stand back to back and await the coach's call. Whichever colour the coach shouts out are the mice (in the animation the coach shouts 'Blue'...

category: Catching

- 8+ players
- Ball

- Players stand at equal distance away at differnt points along the grid.
- One working p...

category: Handling

- 8+ players
- Ball

- Players stand at equal distance away at differnt points along the grid.
- One working p...

category: Passing

- 8+ players
- Ball

- Players stand at equal distance away at differnt points along the grid.
- One working p...

category: Tag-Rugby

Players 1 starts standing with the ball. Player 2 starts on one knee. Player 3 starts o...

category: Contact-Skills

- 5 stage progression session.
- Bibs.
- Balls
- Cones.

**1. Warm up - Wrestle **

category: Tackling

- 5 stage progression session.
- Bibs.
- Balls
- Cones.

**1. Warm up - Wrestle **

category: Contact-Skills

-4 bags

-2 sausages.

- Put players on each bag, sausage and 2 defenders at the end of the grid.
- There are 4 work...

category: Handling

-4 bags

-2 sausages.

- Put players on each bag, sausage and 2 defenders at the end of the grid.
- There are 4 work...

category: Tackling

-4 bags

-2 sausages.

- Put players on each bag, sausage and 2 defenders at the end of the grid.
- There are 4 work...

category: Decision-making

Drill to practice attacking from different positions.

Set up a grid roughly 20m wide and 15m long with three defenders (yellow) and four atta...

category: Sevens

Tell the players the following.....

- The coach will call a colour.
- At that point the players from those cones should run to th...

category: Contact-Skills

- Ball carrier goes forward, hitting in on the shield, turning to pop the call to a support player who passes the ball across the grid into the...

category: Warm-Up

- Ball carrier goes forward, hitting in on the shield, turning to pop the call to a support player who passes the ball across the grid into the...

category: Warm-Up

Break your players down into groups of 3.

In each area there should be 1 player with a tackle shield, 1 player with a tackle bag, and one wi...

category: Ruck-Clear-Out

**Set up: **

8 defending players Tackle Suits, one ball carrier and four support players.

category: Decision-making

Set up a grid roughly 5m x 5m with two lines of attackers on one side (blue), and two defenders on the other (red). The aim of the drill is for att...

category: zWarm-Up

Set up a grid roughly 5m x 5m with two lines of attackers on one side (blue), and two defenders on the other (red). The aim of the drill is for att...

category: Decision-making

Set up a grid roughly 7m x 5m with three lines of attackers on one side (blue), and two defenders on the other (red). The aim of the drill is for a...

category: Match-Related

Coned area 30 metres by 30 metres with two teams of players on one side Coach kicks the ball is kicked into the the grid.

2 different number...

category: Contact-Skills

Player with the ball runs into contact and passes the ball out to the supporting player whom inturn passes it to the other side of the grid for the...

category: Passing

Players line up at least 2 or 3 behind a cone.

- The ball starts at one end with the player running up to the cone in front of him and...

category: Warm-Up

Players line up at least 2 or 3 behind a cone.

- The ball starts at one end with the player running up to the cone in front of him and...

category: Sevens

Tell your players to do the following.......

- The two passing players keep passing the ball until the coach shouts GO.
- On GO, ...

category: Tackling

Basic but good warm up drill for matches.

4 cones set up a grid of about 5-10m by 5-10m. 2 defenders with tackle shields start in the centre...

category: Agility-Running-Skills

5 x 5m grid, size can vary according to ability.

Player at the front of each queue starts with a ball, runs diagonally across square and gives ...

category: Passing

Keep your player briefing short. You may consider having a demonstration group.

- Give two players opposite each other, one ball each.

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following......

- The ball carrier runs across the grid with the ball.
- The opposite player becomes the de...

Set up 4 grids of about 8-10m by 5m.

3 players start on the first grid, working from one end to the other, covering the 5m distance.

category: Defensive-Patterns

Set up 4 grids of about 8-10m by 5m.

3 players start on the first grid, working from one end to the other, covering the 5m distance.

Set up 4 grids of about 8-10m by 5m.

3 players start on the first grid, working from one end to the other, covering the 5m distance.

category: Defensive-Patterns

**1. Defensive Organisation **

4 Defenders line up on the the cones.

When coach goes to pass the ball, when han...

category: Sevens

Tell the players the following......

- The first attacking group lines up with enough depth to attack the edge of the grid, they pass th...

category: Tackling

- Groups of 6.
- Tackle Suits.
- Ball

**1. 1 v 2 - Shoulders on**

1 attacker must run in ...

category: Match-Related

During a game of touch in a grid sized 30 x 30 metres the coach can choose to call *blitz*, *drift* or *cover* at any breakdow...

category: Maul

3 attackers against two defenders with contact pads.

Ball carrier takes ball into contact turning before hitting pads and presenting the ball...

category: Warm-Up

- Within each group of 10, there should be 4 attackers and 6 defenders.
- The defenders should be in the outer grid and the attackers wi...

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Divide your players into two groups and set up two lines of cones about 3m apart.

Each cone should be 1.5m apart in a straight line.

category: Sevens

Tell the players the following.....

- The player on the top of the grid is the defender.
- The player on the bottom is the attack...

category: Passing

Keep your player briefing, brief! You may decide to have a demonstration grid.

- On your call, all players fan out to receive a pass.

category: Passing

Tell your players the following......

- There will be one runner.
- 1 player, static, on each cone. 4 players on the cones in tot...

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following......

- There will be one runner.
- 1 player, static, on each cone. 4 players on the cones in tot...

category: Kicking

Drill to practice grubber kicking (a kick that bounces along the ground, bouncing no more than 1m away from the kicker) to a team mate to score.

category: Handling

Players run in any direction in the grid trying to avoid contact by running into space. When the teacher calls stop, all players must be at least ...

category: Tag-Rugby

Make one large 20m x 20m grid.

Players work individually and must run in any direction in the grid, trying to avoid contact by running into ...

category: Handling

- Groups of 15
- Ball
- Bags

Groups of 3 on all sides of the grid, with 2 defenders in the middle.

category: Decision-making

- Groups 10+
- Balls
- Cones
- Sausages.

**1. Chanel Fix **

Groups of 5....

category: Handling

- Groups 10+
- Balls
- Cones
- Sausages.

**1. Chanel Fix **

Groups of 5....

category: Passing

- Groups 10+
- Balls
- Cones
- Sausages.

**1. Chanel Fix **

Groups of 5....

category: Handling

- Groups 16+
- Cones

Attackers and defender line up at the start of the grid.

The grid is 3 chanels al...

category: Ball-Presentation

In groups of 4 inside the grid with 1 ball per group.

Players should pass the ball around the group with small pops.

On the coach's w...

category: Tag-Rugby

The leader with the ball can run in any direction. The rest of the g...

category: Tag-Rugby

Leader of the group can run in any direction, the rest must f...

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following......

- One group of 3 will be on the bottom right cones, the attack - they should have a ball each.

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Player have to swerve round one cone and give a pass to a support player.

Only pass after both players have run around two cones. The receiver ...

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Put a number of cones in the grid.

Players have to swerve round them / sidestep them / go to left and right of them.

Put two more ball in w...

category: Handling

On GO, the ball carrier sprint across the grid with ball in two hands and pass to front player of opposite group.

category: Catching

Drill to practice catching high kicks.

Set up a grid roughly 15m long and 10m wide.

Get a line of players on one side of the grid, and ...

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following.....

- The defence will first turn and hit the pads.
- When the attack hears the hit - they can a...

category: Ball-Presentation

Two players with shields stand facing the runners on opposite sides of a grid. On the command, the players run into the shield and spins to their ...

category: Defensive-Patterns

- Groups of 10+
- 3 Bags
- balls
- Cones

1. With bags

3 Attckers with b...

category: Tackling

- Groups of 10+
- 3 Bags
- balls
- Cones

1. With bags

3 Attckers with b...

category: Passing

Tell your players the following:

- Using just one hand they should pass the ball to each other, spinning the ball.
- They will co...

category: Warm-Up

- With a group of nine, tell two of them they are attackers - for now. The rest will be in defence.
- Allocate your defenders within the...

category: Passing

Passing drill under pressure.

Set up a grid roughly 20m x 15m, with lines of 4 players facing each other across the grid. Each line of 4 need...

category: Tag-Rugby

Players work in groups of 5 in a grid 10m x 10m, with 1 Ball per group.

4 Players work as a team to make 10 passes.

The defender trie...

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following.....

- 3 players start on the right cones.
- The remaining 3 players will be running, they start ...

category: Decision-making

One player kicks the ball to the 1 player left at the end of the grid as soon as the kick goes in the air the rest of the kicking team run to suppo...

category: Handling

1 player in a group of players kicks the ball into the air for the single player to catch the ball all player have to run and support the catcher a...

category: Kicking

1 player in a group of players kicks the ball into the air for the single player to catch the ball all player have to run and support the catcher a...

category: Catching

2 teams, 1 ball with 2 grids diagonally across from each other.

Each team is made out of 3 pairs and one float support player.

Each p...

category: Kicking

One team starts in the middle of the grid along the line. The idea of the game is to kick the ball over...

category: Kicking

The aim of the game is to kick / punt the ball into the oppositions half. If the ball bounces on th...

category: Kicking

5 players working with 1 ball in a grid 20 by 20 meters, working on their grubber kicks and punts.

One player stands on each corner of the ...

category: Kicking

Grid: 10 x 20 or 30 (depending on age) with up to 4 balls, depending on age/ability of players.

Players kick from one group to the other. ...

category: Passing

3 grids: 10x30

Number of players: (up to 14)

Number of balls: start with 2 (add balls depending on age and ability of players).

<...category: Kicking

One player from each team goes to the oppositions end and starts in the end zone.

The aim of the ga...

category: Defensive-Patterns

A drill to practice defending in wide channels.

Set up a grid that is 40m wide and 20m long, with the 40m divided into a 25m channel (red to ...

category: Passing

Tell your players the following.....

- Players in pairs with a ball between them.
- The player on the left starts with the ball a...

category: Passing

- Using cones, mark out a training area 15 meters x 10 meters.
- Split your players into groups of 2.
- Allocate 4 groups of 2 to...

category: Decision-making

4 Cones and 1 Ball inside a 10m x 10m Grid.

Number the players.

The coach shouts out a number and that player is the defender, who ha...

category: Decision-making

There are 4 cones in a rectangle , 2 red and 2 blue. The 2 defenders stand within the square, and on the coach's call, they must go and touch the c...

category: Passing

- We will begin with laterial passing down the line, just to get going.
- On your call we will start to miss the player in the middle, a...

category: Contact-Skills

- Groups 6+
- Cones.
- Balls

**1. Warm up - Non Contact.**

Players start on the corner of a squ...

category: Tackling

- Groups 6+
- Cones.
- Balls

**1. Warm up - Non Contact.**

Players start on the corner of a squ...

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following....

- They each have a number, 1, 2, and 3.
- They will jog up and down the grid, until the coach...

category: Passing

Tell your players the following......

- There will be two static players, passers, on the mid sections cones. One on each side. One of w...

category: Off-Loads

Set Up

Small 10 x 10m grid - 1/3rd of group on knees - 1/3rd with ball - 1/3rd supporting

Players move around grid - take tackle and...

category: Handling

- Groups of 10+
- Ball
- Bibs.

In 5m Channel have 4 defenders stood one behind eachother 5m apart.&nbs...

category: Off-Loads

- Groups of 10+
- Ball
- Bibs.

In 5m Channel have 4 defenders stood one behind eachother 5m apart.&nbs...

category: Off-Loads

- Groups of 10+
- Ball
- Bibs.

In 5m Channel have 4 defenders stood one behind eachother 5m apart.

Have ...

category: Defensive-Patterns

Drill to practice defensive organisation when the kicker must put their teammates onside.

Set up a grid roughly 30m long and 30m wide.

...

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Tell the players: The player in possession of the ball when the coach blows their whistle has to run around the cone at the end of the grid to try ...

category: Sevens

Tell the players: The player in possession of the ball when the coach blows their whistle has to run around the cone at the end of the grid to try ...

category: Warm-Up

Tell the players: The player in possession of the ball when the coach blows their whistle has to run around the cone at the end of the grid to try ...

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...

category: Sevens

- 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...

category: Warm-Up

- 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...

category: Sevens

Tell your players to do the following......

- The first ball carrier will throw the ball high into the air.
- The runner will cat...

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following......

- The first attacking unit will go, at the same time 2 of the defenders will round the top of the ...

category: Passing

- Keep you player briefing, brief. Get the players moving and training as soon as possible.
- If you feel it would help, have one group ...

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Tell the players the following....

- Player 1 starts with the ball.
- Player 1 passes the ball to player 2 and then quickly moves...

category: Passing

Tell the players the following....

- Player 1 starts with the ball.
- Player 1 passes the ball to player 2 and then quickly moves...

category: Handling

Pupils must move around a marked grid - passing the ball in as many different ways as possible :.

category: Passing

- Tell your players the following.....
- In groups of 2 they will attack, passing the ball before they reach each unique cone, so when t...

category: Passing

Tell the players the following.....

- This is simple, just attack from the bottom and top of the grid at pace.
- There can be two...

category: Passing

Simple hand drill that can be progressed onto many simple backline movements.

1 ball, 4 players, area of 20-30m by 20m

1st player st...

category: Passing

Tell your players the following.......

- There should be one group of 4 players between each cone on the four sides of the grid.

category: Passing

- Keep your player briefing, brief - and get the players moving as quickly as you can. You may consider having a demo group.
- On your g...

category: Warm-Up

- Have a quick demo using one group - keep your player briefing, brief.
- Each pair face one another and stand side by side, about 1 met...

category: Backs-Moves

- Start out with a grid of 10 x 10
- Passing progressions are based upon the ability of players to fix defenders - ensure the exerci...

category: Passing

- Start out with a grid of 10 x 10
- Passing progressions are based upon the ability of players to fix defenders - ensure the exerci...

category: Handling

- Groups of 12+
- Balls
- Cones

4 defenders lineup in a passing grid, that has laid out 2 red cones and 2 bl...

category: Passing

- Tell the players the following......

- Runners move forward towards the cone opposite to their location. ...

category: Passing

- Tell your players the following......

- One the call of the scrum half, the 3 attackers turn, round the cone and attack.

category: Passing

- Set out a square grid, at one end of the grid, separate four cones evenly - red, blue, blue, red.
- One defender stands on each of these...

category: Ball-Presentation

Players form a single file, pick up a ball, run a few meters and then places the ball down before heading towards the next ball.

The balls a...

category: Ruck

4 players stand on the corners of a 5x5m grid, and one player in the middle (the piggy).

They play piggy in the middle until the whistle goe...

category: Warm-Up

4 players stand on the corners of a 5x5m grid, and one player in the middle (the piggy).

They play piggy in the middle until the whistle goe...

category: Passing

- Tell the players the following....

- The player on the cone passes the ball forward to the player just in front of th...

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following.....

- Ball carrier on the lower right cone advances to the center of the grid, drops and pop the ball t...

category: Passing

- Tell your players the following......

- The ball carrier will run/carry the ball directly across the grid, offloading it to...

category: Contact-Skills

- Brief your players, but keep it brief!
- In each grid there will not be two channels. In each of the two channels there are two player...

category: Warm-Up

- Brief your players, but keep it brief!
- In each grid there will not be two channels. In each of the two channels there are two player...

category: Warm-Up

Make sure your warm-up area is marked out before the players arrive.

- Depending on the number of players you have at training, mark out...

category: Passing

- 4 players stand on the middle cones in the grid, avoiding the corner cones. The 2 players at the top and the bottom of the grid will have a b...

category: Defensive-Patterns

- groups of 8 +.
- Cones
- Balls.
- Bibs

**1. 1v1 in 5mx5m Grid.**

Play...

category: Ruck

In groups of four, the ball carrier runs out, turns and passes the ball to the second player. The first player then becomes a defender. Player 2...

category: Sevens

Tell the players the following......

- When the attack advances the defenders PRESS UP on the attack.
- The attackers must pass t...

category: Sevens

Tell the players the following......

- When the attack advances the defenders PRESS UP on the attack.
- The attackers must pass t...

category: Passing

4 players work together in a 6x6m grid.

- Players attack each line of the square, from the inside.
- Once they get to the 4th man...

category: Sevens

- Within a group there are two groups of 4 attackers and one chaser/scrum half.
- At the middle point, marked by a cones, the scrum half...

category: Warm-Up

- Within a group there are two groups of 4 attackers and one chaser/scrum half.
- At the middle point, marked by a cones, the scrum half...

category: Passing

- Tell your players the following.....
- The first player runs out with the ball to the first set of cones and passes the ball to the se...

category: Decision-making

Setup the practice as shown. The first two players run up to the half way line of the grid and ...

category: Defensive-Patterns

Drill to test defenders reactions to situations.

Set up a 15m x 15m grid with 3 defenders (blue) and 4 attackers (red).

All start on th...

category: Passing

Players in pairs with a ball between them.

The player on the right starts with the ball and passes the ball to the player to the left. The ...

category: Agility-Running-Skills

- Tell your players the following.....

- The first player picks the ball up at the cone passes the ball to the next player, t...

category: Passing

- Tell your players the following.....

- The first player picks the ball up at the cone passes the ball to the next player, t...

category: Ruck

4 blue players must try and defend with shields two gates from the attacking red team.

The ball carrying player must meet the defending play...

category: Ruck

5-7 players run around in a rectangle shaped grid. They must move very fast within it awaiting the whistle, but they are not allowed to touch the...

category: Ruck

5-7 players run around in a rectangle shaped grid. They must move very fast within it awaiting the whistle, but they are not allowed to touch the...

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following.....

- Both the pad and attacking units will jog within the grid, the players in the attacking units don...

category: School

- Grid size is 10 m x 10 m.
- 3 pads
- 3 attackers.
- No passing allowed.
- Attackers tr...

category: Defensive-Patterns

- 4 sausages
- 4 Bags
- The sausages and bags are lined up alternately in a line.
- 8 defenders start lined up outside o...

category: Tackling

- 4 sausages
- 4 Bags
- The sausages and bags are lined up alternately in a line.
- 8 defenders start lined up outside o...

category: Agility-Running-Skills

No of players: 4 per grid, max. 20.

Balls per group: 1.

Markers: 4

Grid size: 10x10.

4 players line up behind each other. Front play...

category: Tackling

Starting with their backs to one another, two players stand 5 metres apart and run off in opposite directions along one side of the 20 metre grid.<...

category: Warm-Up

Tell players the following....

- Each Player will work individually, unless told otherwise.
- Players can run in any direction: m...

category: Tag-Rugby

T...

category: Decision-making

Groups of ten work with one ball per group

Defenders scattered around the grid, static and can only operate sideways

If touched, the ...

category: Tag-Rugby

Players take it in turns to be the defender in the middle (4 tackles then change). The atta...

category: Passing

- Explain to thescrum halfs that they are to attempt to pass the ball at the attackers and attempt to hit them below the shoulders.
- It...

category: Sevens

- Explain to thescrum halfs that they are to attempt to pass the ball at the attackers and attempt to hit them below the shoulders.
- It...

category: Sevens

- The first group of 4 starts at the top of the grid, moving forward. The ball should be with the outside player, who makes a short pass in to ...

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Set up as shown in diagram

Coach to call Left or Right to ensure no collis...

category: Passing

- Brief your players one what you would like them to do.
- Start the activity by having all players pass the ball around the grid in any...

category: Passing

Four players start to run across the grid passing the ball.

On reaching the far side the wide player gives the ball to the player on the oth...

category: Warm-Up

Keep your playing briefing, brief and tell the players the following laws.

- Both teams are in attack and both teams are in defence, at ...

category: Sevens

- Basically players will pass the ball diagonally across the grid, but the the ball is to be caught, not by the player at the cone, but by the ...

category: Agility-Running-Skills

The six in the playing area play a 4 v 2 against each other trying to pass...

category: Tag-Rugby

The six in the playing area play a 4 v 2 against each other trying to pass...

category: School

Split your players into two teams and line them up behind four cones.

The side with the ball sends out two players in a 2v1. The opposite si...

category: Passing

Tell your players the following...

- The first player runs into the grid, the ball carrier.
- They attack the inner square. ...

category: Warm-Up

The 'Hunters' run after the 'Runners', trying to touch them with the rugby ball. If a 'Runner' is touched, then they are 'Stuck in the mud!' and ca...

category: Decision-making

Drill to practice decision making.

Set up a grid 10m wide and 35m long with cones at the start (yellow), 5m (orange), 15m (blue), 30m (red) a...

5 players start in a 5x5m grid, and pass the ball to one another in any direction.

Once the coach blows the whistle they explode with speed d...

category: Agility-Running-Skills

5 players start in a 5x5m grid and can pass the ball to one another in any direction.

Once the coach blows the whistle they explode with spe...

5 players start in a 5x5m grid, and pass the ball to one another in any direction.

Once the coach blows the whistle they explode with speed d...

category: Passing

5 players start in a 5x5m grid and can pass the ball to one another in any direction.

Once the coach blows the whistle they explode with spe...

category: School

Players work in groups of 3 around the cone in a single file and must quickly realign to receive a pass each on the outside shoulder.

Once a...

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Setup as shown in diagram

category: Sevens

- The ball carrier advances, running diagonally across the grid with the player on the other cone doing the same, but with a delay.
- Th...

category: Passing

Drill to practice attacking organisational skills

Set up a grid roughly 20m wide and 20m long, with different coloured cones at one end and 5...

category: Sevens

- The exercise is simple, the attacker has 2 minutes to score as many tries as they can.
- They do this by attacking the space between 2...

category: Tackling

**1. Tracking **

Create a V shaoped conned area.

Defender at one end, attacker at the other end.

At...

category: Tackling

category: Tackling

category: Tackling

In a 10m grid, two teams on two adjacent cones. On GO, the player with the ball walks diagonally towards the opposite cone whi...

category: Warm-Up

- The attackers need to get from one end of the grid, a safe zone, to the other end of the grid, another safe zone, without getting touched.

category: Warm-Up

- Quickly tell the players that when you blow you whistle and shout Atom, you will also shout a number to let the players know the size of the ...

category: Passing

- Keep your player briefing, brief! Tell the players the following or have a demonstration group.....

- We have 8 static pass...

category: Sevens

- The exercise starts with the first attacking unit running around the bottom of the grid, as they do the first defending unit run around the t...

category: Passing

- We have 8 static passers and two runners.
- There should be a static passer on each cone, eight in total.
- The 9th player will...

category: Sevens

- We have 8 static passers and two runners.
- There should be a static passer on each cone, eight in total.
- The 9th player will...

category: School

Set up one small grid (5x5m), one medium grid (10x10m) and one large area (15x15m). Players work in groups of 3 with one ball.

Coach shouts ...

category: Contact-Skills

- The players in their groups of 3 stand between the lines of the inner square with the working group stood inside the other players.
- ...

category: Warm-Up

- The players in their groups of 3 stand between the lines of the inner square with the working group stood inside the other players.
- ...

category: Sevens

- Players start in attacking group of 3 on the 10 meter side of the grid. They pass the ball down the line at 10 meters,ï¿½ attacking forward the...

category: Ball-Presentation

Grid 10x10

Numbers 18+

Ages: 9+

Balls: 6

1) Run across and place ball down about 1 metre in front of player on other side of grid.

...

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Players stand in a line with the ball in the hands of the front player.

The first player runs to the edge of the grid and then bends to place...

category: Sevens

- Put a group of 7 inside inside one of your grids. Tell them the following laws: The player not wearing a bib (the runner) is trying stay away...

category: Warm-Up

- Put a group of 7 inside inside one of your grids. Tell them the following laws: The player not wearing a bib (the runner) is trying stay away...

category: Tackling

In a grid an attacker is positioned on one end and a defender at the other end.

Defender passes to the attacker who attempts to score a...

category: Sevens

- One of the players in a group of 4 should be an attacker, and should take the pad.
- The other 3 players will be defenders.
- T...

category: Passing

- Brief your players one what you would like the to do by telling them the following....

- One of the players will stand outs...

category: Passing

- Tell your players the following......

- The first line of attackers move forward, passing the ball down the line.
- ...

category: Passing

- Keep your player briefing, brief! Tell the players the following or have a demonstration group.....

- We have 1 scrum half,...

category: Warm-Up

- The front line of players run towards the other side of the grid while passing the ball down the line. When the last player in the line recei...

category: Ball-Presentation

Pupils roll the ball to their partner who gathers it up. The first pupil runs and tries to take the ball from...

In this drill we see Crusader players practicing their straight running and passing action. The key points here are receiving the pass on the inside s...

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A rugby skills masterclass in passing and handling from Ian Gibbons, elite rugby strength and conditioning coach. ... ...

Touch Rugby sports specific exercise to help develop skills of Touch Rugby. Location: Wish Park, Brighton. East Sussex. With International player Alex...

Noah for the tackle.

Rugby Drills - Passing drill - look for the further progressions. This drill encourages players to take a step forwards before passing the ball. For m...

USA Sevens' athletic trainer and head strength and conditioning coach talk about how the Grid has been beneficial for their program.

Rugby IQ's skills specialist Dave Williams takes players at an Eagles 7's camp through a technique called the Saddle Roll which is used when cleaning ...

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- Attacking Space Grid*Divide equal*Set out tackle Shields*Players to shift ball into Space- Run inners and evade to the outside space- Effective Comm...

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4 players in a grid perform random passing and introduce one defender. The defender is allowed to knock the ball to the ground but must not move close...

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