Drill Categories

Tackling Drills

All players need to be able to tackle. Tackling is how a player physically stops an opponent from moving forward with the ball. It's a vital aspect of...

Drills

Shoulder Flex With Ball

category: Agility-and-running-skills

Rugby League Shoulder Flex with Ball Agility and running skills Involve a ball in your warm-up. Get players to pass the ball around their head to fle...

Shoulder Rotations.

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Rugby Shoulder rotations. Agility & Running Skills Slowly rotate the shoulders backwards. Reverse and rotate the shoulders forwards.

Shoulder Stretch.

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Rugby Shoulder stretch. Agility & Running Skills Bring both arms in front of the body. Flex both arms, so that the elbows are tight against the lower...

Shoulder Flex With Ball

category: Warm-up

Rugby League Shoulder Flex with Ball Warm up Involve a ball in your warm-up. Get players to pass the ball around their head to flex the neck and shou...

Shoulder Flex With Ball

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Rugby Shoulder Flex with Ball Agility & Running Skills Involve a ball in your warm-up. Get players to pass the ball around their head to flex the nec...

Walking Tackle

category: Tackling

Rugby Walking tackle Tackling The player with the ball walks slowly in front of the other player. As the ball carrier is walking the defender should ...

Over The Shoulder

category: Catching

Rugby Over the shoulder Catching Players work in pairs with 1 ball. Players throw the ball in the air but over the top of the player that has to catc...

Tackle Contact

category: Tackling

Rugby Tackle Contact Tackling Players 3m apart – slightly crouched One of pair nominated as tackler On balls of feet, with feet shoulder width apar...

1 On 1 Scrum (On Knees)

category: Contact-Skills

Players down on 'all 4s'.

Position heads to the left slightly, binding in underneath the shoulders in the chest area.

Keeping hands o...

1 On 1 Scrum (On Knees)

category: Scrum

Players down on 'all 4s'.

Position heads to the left slightly, binding in underneath the shoulders in the chest area.

Keeping hands o...

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Sessions

Confidence in Contact: part 2

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

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Community Drills

Maul binding

Maul – Techniques7 in group – 5x20mDrive 2m over goal lineBall in middle, head in middle, bind with outside arm, shoulder under gluts and drive with l...

Forward Pod Carry

Start with ball carrier carrying to the padsProgression 1, Ball carrier done same as before but partner lactches on to the ball carrier and drives him...

4 v 2 continuous rugby

4 attackers v 2 defenders. 4 players stand in the middle of the pitch red facing red, blue facing blue. The attackers start with the ball and advance ...

Slalom Relay Race

DescriptionSet up x2 running slalom for your players to run through.Try and create evenly matched teams (Mixture of fast and slower players)Coaching P...