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someone once said that my team had a "line out"?

someone once said that my team had a "line out" very bad, and I want to give me ideas on how to improve it, make plays and surprise that are new for the other team, thanks

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Law 12 - the forward pass or throw forward

The law says that a forward pass is one "thrown forward" "in the direction of the opponents' goal line" Does that mean that, if the ball is passed and the receiver catches it NEARER to the opponents goal line than from where the ball was passed that the pass was forward? (Leaving to one side any other touches of the ball that might have taken place.) Maybe an example is better. Player 1 passes the ball sideways - releasing it on the 22 metre line. Player 2 (with no other player having touched the ball), running from well behind the 22 metre line, catches the ball when it has travelled sideways but the ball is now 20 metres from the opponents goal line (2 metres further forward from the place that the ball was passed). Is that a forward pass or throw forward? And if not, why not?

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Hi Guys Though we all fully enjoyed it, We have just?

Hi Guys Though we all fully enjoyed it, We have just lost a tournament - mainly because the forwards were not offloading in contact and were getting turned over. Does anyone have a forwards type game I can use with the boys to play instead of drills, to strengthen their skills in this area? The team is a under 12 group. And I have 14 forwards. Thanks for you help in advance. Cheers Iain

Iain Hughes Coach, England

To pad or not to pad...

Hello, my 8 yr old lad starts 'contact' rugby from next year.  He has seen some of his friends with various padded tops and asked me for one before next year. I instinctively said that he doesn't need one to which he replied that it would just make him feel better about tackling. From my point of view I just want him to be as comfortable as he can be.  He is slight of build but not a complete shrinking violet and if it will give him confidence then it seems pretty reasonable - although I wouldn't want him overly reliant and then lose confidence if his protection was lost etc. I'd appreciate feedback as to pro's and cons of pads / protective clothing - particularly from a junior angle. Thanks in anticipation.

chris Coach, England

how can I improve the strengh of players legs to kicking?

how can I improve the strengh of players legs to kicking?

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ho do you sidestep

ho do you sidestep

Christian Mutangara Coach, Zimbabwe

First time coaching the U13s next season - any tips greatly appreciated!

I have just started helping our head coach with under12's team. He wants to retire and has put me forward to be head coach next season. I am a little worried on how i should aproach training with the boys, going to a full 15 a side team on a full pitch. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

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Looking for day 0 skills to teach children?

I am looking for a Day 0 type of session for American children who may have never held a rugby ball. If I move forward with a rugby exhibition/team creation in the neighborhood, I want to make sure I know how/what to teach Day 0. I'm hoping that interest is growing for touch and flag rugby due to the recent in Philadelphia between the USA Eagles and the Maori All Blacks. I was there. It was fantastic. Tickets sold out so fast, I think there will be more of these in the area. Thanks.

Doug Jones Coach, United States of America

Is this penalty play legal?

I want to run a play that catches opposing players off guard when my team has been given a penalty. Is it legal to call for a shot at the posts, place the ball on the tee, and go through the motions of a penalty kick. However, I keep four or so guys ready behind my kicker, who only kicks the ball off the tee 10m in front. Both the kicker and 4 team mates then run onto the ball, scoop it up and put it through the hands if required to score. I notice a lot of our opposition huddle under the posts, or leave massive areas open, when we call for a shot. Can you call for a shot, but not actually take a shot?

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I want to sketch a drill with the Chalkboard

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Can I sketch over a diagram?

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Chalkboard players movement

How do I move the players from the top left corner? Asked using Sportplan Mobile App

Stephen Sorenson Coach, United States of America

U13s rules explained

I'm just after a little clarification regarding the current U13s rule changes as several teams we have played this season have different interpretations:0Can the scrum half scoot straight from the base of the scrum?Can 1st receiver on a free pass run with the ball once he's received it?What are rules around the movement of a scrum?I think we've got the rules right, i'd just like some confirmation.ANdrew

Andrew Wood Coach, England

Uncontested lineouts

Any advice on uncontested line out variations?

Colin Marklew Coach, England

Animations - Multiple phases?

How do I create the animations beyond one phase of play?

Mr McBride Coach, United States of America

Ideal Active Scrum Machine

Hi, I am a student at the University of Pretoria. I am currently working on a mechanical design project and I would really appreciate your opinions on what your ideal scrum machine would be like, what type of movement it should be able to replicate and to what degree in order to benefit rugby players most. Additionally, how much you might be willing to invest on such a machine (this would help in limiting the total cost of manufacturing the design since I am trying to make it accessible to my target market). Extra information on what would make your ideal scrum machine almost perfect would be even more appreciated.

Seneme Ndawonde Coach, South Africa

Chalkboard players movement Ru...

How do I move the players from the top left corner? Asked using Sportplan Mobile App

Stephen Sorenson Coach, United States of America
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