Drills

Side Step

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Rugby Side step Agility & Running Skills Set up as shown in diagram Groups of 3 in 10 x 10m grid. 1 Ball per group. Coach to call Left or Right to en...

Side Step Practice

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Rugby Side step practice Agility & Running Skills Simple game for players to work on their ability to side step and beat opponents 1 v 1. The defende...

Agility Test 2.

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Rugby Agility test 2. Agility & Running Skills From the start position, run forwards out of the 1st set of cones, then side-step to the left to go ar...

Fast Feet Drill

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Rugby Fast Feet Drill Agility & Running Skills The ball carrier from each end runs out and has to side step left and right through the cones to the e...

Box Agility Running

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Rugby Box agility running Agility & Running Skills Players line up in two groups on the first cone. On GO, the first players side step to the second ...

Step Up

category: Sevens

Rugby Step Up Sevens The attacker goes when ready, and must round either the ... The defender must mirror the movements of the attacker on the opposi...

2 Vs 2 (Loop And Step Inside)

category: Decision-making

Rugby 2 vs 2 (loop and step inside) Decision making This is a basic 2 vs 2 drill to allow players to progress from a simple 2 v 1. In a channel no wi...

2 V 1

category: Passing

  1. This is a simple 2 v 1.
  2. The two players have to get past the one defender without being touched, that's it.
  3. The defender wi...

3 'V' 2

category: Passing

  1. This is a simple 3 v 2.
  2. The three attackers have to get past the two defenders without being touched, that's it.
  3. The defend...

Agility Slalom - Race

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Start with 2 players on the centre cone, each with a ball, and facing each other.

  1. On the shout "GO", they both run backwards to the fi...

Agility Slalom

category: Agility-Running-Skills

The first player runs around the red cone and back down to the start of the slalom. There the player zig-zags up the slalom, then back down before ...

Alcatraz: Jail Break

category: Warm-Up

This is a great warm-up for defensive and evasion sessions, or it might even be a warm-up that helps you reinforce coaching points made during a pr...

Centre'S Drill

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Start at a jog.

Receive the pass and quickly accelerate over 10m

Change of Direction/ Side Step and accelerate again.

Drift Defence

category: Defensive-Patterns

  • 4 Tackle Bags.
  • 10 Cones and 1 Ball.
  • 10m x 30m.
  • The first player in the line begins with the ball. As he approaches the ...

    Escape To Victory

    • Within each group of 10, there should be 4 attackers and 6 defenders.
    • The defenders should be in the outer grid and the attackers wi...

    Fast Feet Drill

    The ball carrier from each team runs out to the cone and runs backwards on the return before passing to the next player

    First team to get all...

    Fast Footwork

  • Setup as shown.
  • 2 groups with one ball per group.
  • The first players in each group sprint to the second blue cone then quickly back ...

    Leave No Man Behind

    • Players start in the bottom right corner and on the command sprint as a group before doing 5 press ups.
    • They advance as a defensive ...

    Leave No Man Behind

    • Players start in the bottom right corner and on the command sprint as a group before doing 5 press ups.
    • They advance as a defensive ...

    One v One

    • Coach calls out a number/colour and that pair of players reacts, have the players decide who is the defender and who is the attack - this sho...

    One v One

    • Coach calls out a number/colour and that pair of players reacts, have the players decide who is the defender and who is the attack - this sho...

    One v One

    • Coach calls out a number/colour and that pair of players reacts, have the players decide who is the defender and who is the attack - this sho...

    Pass and Follow

    • They pass the ball around either clock wise or anti clock wise, you can decide to change the direction youself at any point during the exerci...

    Passing Central

    • Keep your player briefing, brief - and get the players moving as quickly as you can. You may consider having a demo group.
    • On your g...

    Pop and Pass

    • Tell the players the following....
    1. The player on the cone passes the ball forward to the player just in front of th...

    Space Invaders

    Keep your playing briefing, brief and tell the players the following laws.

    • Both teams are in attack and both teams are in defence, at ...

    Staying Alive

    Tell your players the following...

    1. The first player runs into the grid, the ball carrier.
    2. They attack the inner square.
    3. ...

    Tag: Hounds and Hairs

    • The attackers need to get from one end of the grid, a safe zone, to the other end of the grid, another safe zone, without getting touched.

    Three Blind Mice - Tag Warm-Up

    • Tell the players that one group is the Mice and that mice have tails, their tags. The other group is not happy with the Mice, they are the Fa...

    Tight & Wide

    Tell the players the following:

    1. On your whistle the ball ...

    Tight & Wide

    Tell the players the following:

    1. On your whistle the ball ...

    Traffic Passing

    This passing exercise will keep large groups of players busy passing, running onto, and moving the ball in traffic without the need to spend large ...

    Wave After Wave

    • Keep your player briefing, brief! Tell the players the following or have a demonstration group.....
    1. We have 1 scrum half,...

    Winger's Drill 1

    Run to the first cone at 3/4 pace.

    Upon reaching the first cone perform a slight side step and change direction.

    Continue to accelerate...

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    Sessions

    2v1 Attacking Skills Session

    Improve your players' 2v1 confidence and introduce them to the dummy pass, support running and offloading in this attacking session!

    Answers

    SIDE STEPS

    Community Drills

    low impact front on tackle technique

    Space cones three meters apart.red layer advances the ball towards the advancing blue defender.the defender advances shuffling, scanning with hips squ...

    Agility Drill

    Set up 20 x 20m gridSet up poles, ladders and cones as shown.First player runs out, under the cross, fast feet through the ladder, slalom through the ...

    Mixing the Feet

    Improving ability to push of and accelerate. 1. Set up area just like picture. 2 10m boxes, 2 slaloms cone 5m apart and 10m sprint into gates.&nb...

    Fending Off Break Out Drill

    Improving the abillity to fend someone off and keep attacking.1. Set up a 3m channel red, 2 green cones and 2 different coloured cones as seen in pict...

    Zig Zag Bounds

    Improving power in side step.1. Set up a small 5m channel and get the players to start at one end. 2. Get the player to start bounding up the cha...

    1v1 Agility Gauntlet

    1v1 Agility Gauntlet can be developed into a 2v1 drill. Develop key running and agility skill. Agility Skills: -Side step -Change in sp...

    Tag Bull Dogs

    Normal bull dog rules except for it is tagging rather than take down. Attackers: Use side step and footwork to avoid the bull dogs.

    Copy of 1v1 Agility Gauntlet

    1v1 Agility Gauntlet can be developed into a 2v1 drill. Develop key running and agility skill. Agility Skills: -Side step -Change in sp...

    SAQ + Tackle

    Player steps through ladder and side steps through conesPlayer passes from the ground to the to trainerPlayer runs around trainer and makes tackle wit...