Drill Categories

Agility & Running Skills Drills

Agility is how quickly your players can move while staying balanced and flexible. Running to evade the tackle, move into space for a pass and change d...

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...

Drills

Building The Loop

category: Passing

Tell your players the following.....

  1. One group of 4 players will be in defence.
  2. The other two groups of 4 will be in attack, ...

Building The Pass Out Of The Tackle

category: Passing

Tell your players the following......

  1. One player will be a ball carrier.
  2. The player directly opposite will make a half tackle...

Building The Switch Pass

category: Passing

Keep your player briefing short and tell your players the following....

  1. 3 attackers line up on the first three cones, the rest fall in...

Cat And Mouse

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Players stand back to back and await the coach's call. Whichever colour the coach shouts out are the mice (in the animation the coach shouts 'Blue'...

Channels

category: Agility-Running-Skills

1) Run down channels 1/2 / 3/4 pace.
2) No forward passes.
3) Use 6 balls / 6 runners at the same time.


Variation
1) Speed...

Chasing The Pass

category: Passing

Keep your player briefing short, and get the ball moving around the circle as quickly as possible.

  • First have the players move the bal...

Clapping Game

category: Passing

Tell your players the following.

  1. Lets just get the ball moving clockwise for a while, just to get the ball moving through the hands.

Clear, Tackle, Hands Circuit.

category: Contact-Skills

-4 bags

-2 sausages.

  • Put players on each bag, sausage and 2 defenders at the end of the grid.
  • There are 4 work...

Clear, Tackle, Hands Circuit.

category: Handling

-4 bags

-2 sausages.

  • Put players on each bag, sausage and 2 defenders at the end of the grid.
  • There are 4 work...

Clear, Tackle, Hands Circuit.

category: Tackling

-4 bags

-2 sausages.

  • Put players on each bag, sausage and 2 defenders at the end of the grid.
  • There are 4 work...

Web Videos

Who is the fastest rugby player?

Who is the world's fastest rugby player? It's a topic often discussed throughout the rugby community, and given the rise or some new stars, its intere...

Sessions

Position Specific Speed Training

Get your team the fastest and most agile out there. As the season deepens, we all need to stay on top of our game; make sure every position is covered...

Pre-season Burner

Are you up to it physically yet? Really feel the burn with this session and push your team hard! You will really feel the benefits after!

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Community Drills

Autosave 24405939

Have players run from cone to cone while facing foward. Players will run forward, backward, and cross over right and left.Start slow and have players ...

Tag Team

Players each have a ball and start in the inner square. BOTH HANDS hold the ball.2 chasers outside of the inner square, stand on the line of the outer...

Ladder agility with ball

1. Forward, fast feet. Catch the ball with speed, place it down, the other one picks it up and so on.2. Side both feet in. Cath the ball with speed, p...