Drill Categories

Drills

Passing Technique Progression

category: Handling

Coaching points. 1. Square on: one hand. Grip - hand back of the ball, fingers apart. Pass - finish with hand pointing at target, Do not force spin -...

L-Shaped Passing

category: Passing

Rugby L-Shaped Passing Passing Lets get the ball and the players moving with lateral passing through the hands. Each training area only needs one bal...

Break

category: Passing

Rugby Break Passing Keep your player briefing short. Tell your players the following.... Pass the ball left, clockwise for 2 passes. Then right (anti...

3 V 1 Grid

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...

Serious Fun

category: Passing

Rugby Serious Fun Passing Tell your players the following, keeping your player briefing, brief! It's vital to get the players moving as quickly as po...

Short Passing

category: Passing

Rugby Short Passing Passing Give each training area one ball to start with and tell the players the following...... Lets just get the ball moving dow...

Fast Hands

category: Passing

Rugby Fast Hands Passing Drill to practice fast, accurate passing. Set up a T shape with 3 cones roughly 5m away from the central cone (see diagram) ...

2 Hand Passing Hip Drive

category: Passing

Rugby 2 Hand Passing Hip Drive Passing The aim of the drill is to develop players wrist strength. Start with the ball sitting on the outside of the h...

Clapping Game Passing - Rugby ...

Rugby Clapping Game Passing Tell your players the following. Lets just get the ball moving clockwise for a while, just to get the ball moving through...

A Cheeky Little Number

Give each training area one ball and tell the players the following......

  1. Let's just get the ball moving down the line. Give the playe...

A Cheeky Little Number

Give each training area one ball and tell the players the following......

  1. Let's just get the ball moving down the line. Give the playe...

Behind The Posts

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

  1. One team of 7 will be in attack, the attack should start behind the 22 meter line and they will...

Crossover Relay

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

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

Ladder Pass

  • Have four players stand at the four cones, the other players, in their own running groups of four should, be behind them - ready to go when t...

Pass within a channel

Tell the players the following.....

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

Realignment and Passing

Out in 4s - simple hands - When players reach the end they should turn left.

Group realigns around the cone and then use simple hands to fin...

Smooth passing - Working in 4s

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...

Traffic Lights Game

  • Brief your players one what you would like the to do by telling them the following....
  1. One of the players will stand outs...

Sessions

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...

The Zones Game

Use this fantastic drill in your next coaching session today and get ready to work your players hard

Forwards and Backs Skills

Make sure your forwards and backs have the skills needed in Rugby with this session, improving areas such as the punt kick and scrum!

Lineout Logistics

Don't get pipped to the pass - teach your players to jump and lift safely to help them become masters of the lineout!

Answers

Community Drills

Pass back

Players stand in a circle or square facing outward.Player keeps feet fixed but passes to play on his/her left.Repeat a few times then change direction...

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...

Autosave 45269903

keeping players moving around and passing the ball inside the coned area.constantly passing the ball to each other, in any direction

L shape passing practice

Blue team pass down their lineAt end of line pass to red team and then take their places.Red team who do same.

Touch - Passing

6 standing players and 1 runnerPassing right to leftthen left to rightthen right to left again

Warm-up - Passing

4 Players on a side that needs to pass the ball quickly and avoid the yellow poles in the middle that acts as defenders.They have to communicate the c...