Drill Categories

Backs Moves Drills

There are seven backs in a team, with the rugby position numbers 9-15. As the name suggests they are positioned behind the forwards, and include the S...

Contact Skills Drills

A major part of rugby involves two or more players making physical contact with each other. Contact normally takes place during a tackle, lineout, scr...

Drills

5 Person Scrum (Mini Rugby)

category: Scrum

Rugby 5 person scrum (mini rugby) Scrum Let the front row bind together first. Second row binds together between their hips and shoulders, making sur...

Basic Scrummage Shape.

category: Scrum

Rugby Basic scrummage shape. Scrum The basic scrummage shape, with the player on their knees. Poor position: arched back and chin on chest.

Scrum 2V1

category: Scrum

Rugby Scrum 2v1 Scrum Groups of 3. - 1 player is active, 2 players are resisiting. - Active player gets into scrumage position between 2 defending pl...

Striking The Ball

category: Scrum

Rugby Striking the ball Scrum Introducing the skill of 'striking' for the ball. Hooker against a tackle pad, with the scrum half punting in the ball ...

1V1 Scrum

category: Scrum

Rugby 1v1 scrum Scrum The aim of the drill is to develop strong positive profiling and to develop core-stability against opposition. 1v1. Player smus...

Scrum Hit

category: Scrum

Rugby Scrum Hit Scrum The aim of the drill is to develop front row scrum set up and engagement with good positive profiling.

Scrum Profile 1 V 1

category: Scrum

Rugby Scrum Profile 1 v 1 Scrum The aim of the drill is to develop strong positive profiling and to develop core-stability against opposition. 1v1.

Many Hands

category: Scrum

Rugby League Many hands Scrum Lots of fast passing and overlapping from all your players in a restricted area.

5 Person Scrum (Mini Rugby)

category: Scrum

Rugby League 5 person scrum (mini rugby) Scrum Let the front row bind together first. Second row binds together between their hips and shoulders, mak...

Many Hands

category: Scrum

Rugby Many hands Scrum Tell your players the following...... Each group of two players should have their own ball. While they have a partner, they ca...

Web Videos

Scrum coaching (rugby)

A few ideas that have been successfully put in place by Sam Ward and developed some high quality scrummagers. Filmed at Tupou College, Tonga. More ide...

Sessions

Ruck through the Gate

Teach your team to ruck safely, effectively and quickly. By going 'through the gate' you'll avoid giving away penalties and encourage better binding

Confidence in Contact: part 2

Continue to improve your player's confidence when using contact, with the second of our Confidence in Contact sessions

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!

Scrum / Lineouts for beginners

Keep your players safe! Review the basics, coach the key points of these two important skills and give players plenty of time to learn and improve

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Community Drills

SCRUM SET UP CENTRE

BOTH CENTERS WILL BE SET UP BEHIND THE SCRUM IN SINGLE FILE. AIM OF THIS IS TO STOP THE DEFENCE WORKING OUT WHICH WAY WE WILL ATTACKWHICH EVER WAY WE ...

SCRUM----- RED----- PHASE 2

ONCE THE CENTERS AND WINGERS HAVE SECURED THE 1ST PHASE BALL, THE 2ND PHASE WILL BE A RED BALL.FROM THE RUCK 9 WILL PASS TO 5 WHO WILL PASS TO THE RED...

Pick and go, pass,

Attacker brings ball into contact choosing to either stay up or go to ground.2 support players react to the situation, ie mauling and driving, picking...