Drill Categories

Catching Drills

Catching is how the player takes control of the ball with their hands from a pass, kick or lineout. The catching videos and drills below will boost yo...

Handling Drills

Handling in rugby covers how your player holds, catches and runs with the ball. Good ball carrying technique should include your player's fingers bein...



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...

3 V 2 V 2

category: Handling

Rugby 3 v 2 v 2 Handling Set up a channel with two sets of defenders working in pairs inside. Three attacking players start with the ball and run aro...

1 Vs 2

category: Handling

Rugby 1 vs 2 Handling The aim of the drill is to develop ball carrying in a contact zone.

3 V 1 Grid

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 ...

Passing Race

category: Handling

Rugby Passing Race Handling Using just one hand they should pass the ball to each other. The pass should come from on, or behind the hip. They should...

Mini Game - Skills Game

category: Handling

Rugby Mini Game - Skills Game Handling In this game players try to keep possession and carry the ball over their opponent's line to score a try. game...

Passing Grid

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...

Find The Space

category: Handling

Rugby Find the space Handling Players run in any direction in the grid trying to avoid contact by running into space. When the teacher calls stop, al...

Web Videos

Rugby handling 2

www.rugbydevelopment.com Simple warm up practices for developing handling skills.


Developing Handling Skills

Get your players handling skills super sharp so that no loose balls are given up. Gradually build up pressure to test their handling ability when conf...


Community Drills

Pass, Catch & Run - 30 mins

Do a variety of basic passing and handling drills. El Paso, Triangle pass, Truck and Trailer.Progress to some 2 on 1s and then 3 on 2s as diagram show...

4 Man Passing Drill

The session will start with a simple four man handling drill. This will be a kind of warm up, it will get the performers used to the ball.

Handle the ball

Exercise for first time for young guys to check their ability on handling the ball.First step run fast, at the second cone the guy recive the ball fro...