Drills

Organisation

category: Decision-making

Groups of three1 ball per groupDefender can choose any line as a start point.On the word GO, 2 attackers attempt to score a try (1 point) by handling ...

Race To Cone - 3 V 2

category: Decision-making

One ball and 6 cones. 15m x 15m. Setup the practice as shown. The first two players run up to the half way line of the grid and place the ball down b...

The Three S Drill (Speed, Swerve And Sidestep)

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Coach calls a number, that player acts as a defender. Attacker tries to score without being tagged using one of the three S (Speed, Swerve, and Sidest...

Diamond Geezer

category: Warm-Up

In fours players are moving up a channel. The support runner (blue player in the animation) calls themselves into the line, receives a pass, offloads ...

Touch Rugby With Mini-Maul

category: Match-Related

Touch rugby in teams of 5. Once a team has been touched three times change possession. When a player is touched, the tackler stays in passive contact ...

1 Vs 1

category: Warm-up

Work in pairs Coach calls out a number and that pair reacts and runs around the cones - one attacks and the other defends Progressions: Swap sides

Hands Up / Hands Down

category: Passing

Lets just get the ball moving clockwise for a while, just to get the ball moving through the hands. After a minute or two, lets switch the direction ...

Building Speed Onto The Ball

category: Passing

The speed of the pass should be reasonable and provide the interceptors with a chance of success. Tell the players the following.... The rest of th...

2 On 1 Attack And Defence Drill

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 cones,...

Split With Trailer

category: Passing

Tell your players the following...... Player A passes to D and cuts - not getting ball back , but holding up - B cuts and receives the ball off D, ...

3 V Tackle Bag And Body Suit

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 shou...

Web Videos

Rwc 2015: nfl players on rugby

WHO'S HARDER - NFL or rugby players? Find out what Atlanta Falcons defensive end Justin Babineaux and Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan think, .....

Playing rugby with americans...

Americans just don't know how to play rugby... Big Thanks to Brandon, Luke, Nick and Graeme Music: "Summon the Rawk" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) ....

Sessions

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!