Drills

Speed On

category: Sevens

Rugby Speed On Sevens Basically players will pass the ball diagonally across the grid, but the the ball is to be caught, not by the player at the con...

Line Speed

category: Sevens

Rugby Line Speed Sevens Tell the players the following.... Players will advance as a line, and as one hit the pads. The pads can also advance as a li...

Building Speed Onto The Ball

category: Sevens

Rugby Building Speed Onto The Ball Sevens The speed of the pass should be reasonable and provide the interceptors with a chance of success. Tell theÂ...

Building Speed Onto The Ball

category: Passing

Rugby Building Speed Onto The Ball Passing The speed of the pass should be reasonable and provide the interceptors with a chance of success. Tell the...

Speed Pass

category: Tag-Rugby

Rugby Speed Pass Tag Rugby 8 in each group. 6 in the playing area and 2 outside it. The six in the playing area play a 4 v 2 against each other tryin...

Speed Pass Challenge

category: Catching

Rugby Speed pass challenge Catching Groups of 8 Ball Cones 2 sets of 4 players line up back to back. Cones are places 3m apart and 3 in fornt of both...

Change Of Pace (Speed)

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Rugby Change of pace (Speed) Agility & Running Skills Individually Random cones of different colours Each colour represents a different running speed...

Speed Pass Challenge

category: Passing

Rugby Speed pass challenge Passing Groups of 8 Ball Cones 2 sets of 4 players line up back to back. Cones are places 3m apart and 3 in fornt of both ...

1 Vs 1 Get To Feet

category: Contact-Skills

Pass gets given to the attacker who has to run down the grid. When the tackle comes in the player with the ball has to present the ball.

Tac...

2 In 2 Out Kareoka

category: Agility-Running-Skills

  • The aim of the drill is to develop speed and agility

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...

2 V 2 Box

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following......

  1. Whichever group of 2 is given the ball becomes the attack, and should attack upon receiving the ...

2 Vs 1 - With Running Support

category: Off-Loads

The lead attacker runs straight at the defender, attacking either the space on the left or the right before taking the tackle and off loading to th...

2 Vs 1

category: School

  • continuous attack wire is handling under pressure and incorporates a large number of players.
  • Emphasis on the execution of the skill...

2 Vs 2 Colours Attack And Defence

category: Agility-Running-Skills

The drill starts with 2 defenders and 2 attackers. The 2 attackers start one behind the other, about 3+ meters apart, the first players job is to e...

2 Vs 2 Linebreak Scenario

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Here we are re-creating a 2 vs 2 scenario which we might find on the field. The aim is to put players under the same conditions which they would po...

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...

3 On 2 Attack And Defence Drill

category: Defensive-Patterns

Set an area with two different coloured cones on the touch line in the middle, one for defenders and one for attackers. At the prompt of the coach ...

3 On 2 Attack And Defence Drill

category: Match-Related

Set an area with two different coloured cones on the touch line in the middle, one for defenders and one for attackers. At the prompt of the coach ...

3 On 2 Attack And Defence Drill

category: Passing

Set an area with two different coloured cones on the touch line in the middle, one for defenders and one for attackers. At the prompt of the coach ...

3 Second Touch - Touch Rugby Variation

category: Warm-Up

Split your players into two teams, giving one group of players a set of coloured bibs to set them apart, and quickly tell your players the follow...

3 Times A Charm

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following......

  1. On the 4 players side, they will go 2 at a time in attack - the balls should be with these playe...

3 V 2 Positioning

category: Decision-making

  • The aim of the drill is to develop handling in a short space.

3 V 2 Positioning

category: Decision-making

  • The aim of the drill is to develop handling in a short space.

3 Vs 2 Reload

category: Decision-making

  • The aim of the drill is to develop players reload speed and positioning.

4V2 Attacking Grid

category: Handling

  • Groups 18
  • Balls
  • Cones

Groups of 4 line up on all sides of the square.

2 defenders tand in the middle o...

4V3 Passing Channel

category: Passing

  • This is a 4 v 3 overload drill in favour of the attackers
  • The area is set out, with four attackers spread out across the back line, th...

7'S Fitness Handling

category: Sevens

Tell them the following......

  1. The ball carrier will run forward with the ball, their partner will go with them in support.
  2. Th...

A Cheeky Little Number

category: Passing

Give each training area one ball and tell the players the following......

  1. Let's just get the ball moving down the line. Give the playe...

A Cheeky Little Number

category: Sevens

Give each training area one ball and tell the players the following......

  1. Let's just get the ball moving down the line. Give the playe...

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...

All In Touch

category: Warm-Up

The following are the laws for this game:

  • Equal number of defenders and attackers.
  • Use bibs to identify both teams.

Alpha

category: Backs-Moves

  1. 10 is the ball carrier, advancing forward, before cutting in as shown in the diagram.
  2. Both 12 and 13 advance, then change direction ...

Alpha

category: yBacks-Moves

  1. 10 is the ball carrier, advancing forward, before cutting in as shown in the diagram.
  2. Both 12 and 13 advance, then change direction ...

Another Defender Bites The Dust

category: Warm-Up

  • Normal laws of rugby apply; a knock on etc. results in a turn over.
  • The attacking team gets unlimited touches.
  • A player is ...

Attacking Footwork And Tackling 2

category: School

  • Defender should try and keep shoulders square, close down space and focus on the attackers hips.
  • Attacker tries to stop and s...

Ball Tag

category: Warm-Up

Make sure that you have your warm-up area marked out before your players arrive, it's important that you get them working right away.

  • ...

Beat The Defence

category: Handling

Offensive players (blue), line out in one deep line while the defence (red) line up opposite in a straight line, slightly inside player from the pl...

Beat The Defence

category: Passing

Offensive players (blue), line out in one deep line while the defence (red) line up opposite in a straight line, slightly inside player from the pl...

Beat The Runner

category: Agility-Running-Skills

  • Divide your players into groups of five, with one player acting as a running. Each grid will need a runner. The runner starts on the runners ...

Beat The Runner

category: Sevens

  • Divide your players into groups of five, with one player acting as a running. Each grid will need a runner. The runner starts on the runners ...

Beat The Runner

category: Warm-Up

  • Divide your players into groups of five, with one player acting as a running. Each grid will need a runner. The runner starts on the runners ...

Blitz Defence

category: Defensive-Patterns

WHY?

Put pressure on attacking side.

Force ball back inside.

More numbers in defence than attackers....

Box Back

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following.....

  1. Pass the ball around, clockwise.
  2. After each circuit of the ball, take one half step back...

Break

category: Passing

Keep your player briefing short. Tell your players the following....

  1. Pass the ball left, clockwise for 2 passes.
  2. Then right (...

Broken Defence

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following.....

  1. The attacking group will wait at the top of the training area until the coach calls the number of...

Building The Defence 1

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following.........

  1. The coach will call a number e.g. 1.
  2. That attacking group must attack, aiming to sco...

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...

Coach Says!

category: Warm-Up

  • Coach gives orders and the players do it.
  • Example include: coach says do a press-up, coach says touch the groud with your right hand...

Colour Defend

category: Sevens

Tell the players the following.....

  1. The coach will call a colour.
  2. At that point the players from those cones should run to th...

Competitive Sidestep Drill

category: Agility-Running-Skills

  • Two players are competing to manoeuver around the sticks or cones and get over the line.

Competitive Sidestep Drill

category: Warm-Up

  • Two players are competing to manoeuver around the sticks or cones and get over the line.

Connaught

category: Backs-Moves

  1. Carries the ball forward, inviting the defence to press up.
  2. 10 Passes to 12.
  3. 10 loops around 12 following their pass, 10 sh...

Connaught

category: yBacks-Moves

  1. Carries the ball forward, inviting the defence to press up.
  2. 10 Passes to 12.
  3. 10 loops around 12 following their pass, 10 sh...

Contact Pop Pass Contact

category: Contact-Skills

  • Ball carrier goes forward, hitting in on the shield, turning to pop the call to a support player who passes the ball across the grid into the...

Contact Pop Pass Contact

category: Warm-Up

  • Ball carrier goes forward, hitting in on the shield, turning to pop the call to a support player who passes the ball across the grid into the...

Contact Relay

category: Warm-Up

Break your players down into groups of 3.

In each area there should be 1 player with a tackle shield, 1 player with a tackle bag, and one wi...

Contact Skills Circuit

category: Contact-Skills

  • Groups of 2
  • Bags
  • Balls
  • Contact conditioning

1. Body height clear out work

In ...

Contact Skills Circuit

category: Ruck

  • Groups of 2
  • Bags
  • Balls
  • Contact conditioning

1. Body height clear out work

In ...

Contact Skills Circuit

category: Ruck-Clear-Out

  • Groups of 2
  • Bags
  • Balls
  • Contact conditioning

1. Body height clear out work

In ...

Continuous Passing Drill

category: Handling

  • Groups 9+
  • Ball
  • Cones

This could be perfect fro a warm up drill.

Player with the ball runs to fir...

Counter Attack

category: Sevens

Tell your players to do the following.......

  1. The two passing players keep passing the ball until the coach shouts GO.
  2. On GO, ...

Crossover Relay

category: Passing

Keep your player briefing short. You may consider having a demonstration group.

  • Give two players opposite each other, one ball each.

D1 - Dummy Loop

category: Backs-Moves

  1. Use the diagram in order to think about the starting position of your players, I suggest that they are not too deep for this one.
  2. 10...

D1 - Dummy Loop

category: yBacks-Moves

  1. Use the diagram in order to think about the starting position of your players, I suggest that they are not too deep for this one.
  2. 10...

Decision Making

category: Sevens

Tell the players the following.....

  1. The players at the bottom of the triangle will pass the ball back and forward.
  2. The passer...

Defence - Swimming In Twos

category: Defensive-Patterns

2 defenders work together to force 5 players to pass and work them towards touch.

The golden rule is for them to keep their spacing even, ens...

Defender - Round And Realign

category: Passing

Tell your players the following......

  1. There will be one ball to each group, any player can be the ball carrier.
  2. Each group wi...

Defense Into Rucking 2

category: School

  • To extend the drill, get the taxes to always back pedal and get them to have to go to the cone they weren't just that. This will aid communic...

Defense Into Rucking

category: School

  • Work this fitness, defensive in line speed, communication, beating the defender and rucking.
  • Even number of players and pads....

Defense, Drift And Blitz

category: School

  • Excellent drill to put defenders in game situations and having to make decisions.
  • Defenders go from defending one side into t...

Denfence Down

category: Warm-Up

  • Be brief when telling the players the laws of this game, it's important to get them moving quickly.
  • This is not a contact game.
  • ...

Depth, Fitness, Warming Up

category: Warm-Up

This exercise is all about getting deep lines of support, speed onto the ball, warming up the entire body, and getting fit for rugby - in this one ...

Developing The Spin

category: Passing

  1. Using just one hand they should pass the ball to each other, spinning the ball.
  2. They should make 10 passes on one hand, and then 10 ...

Diamond Geezer

category: Agility-Running-Skills

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

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, offloa...

Dizzy

category: Passing

  1. There will be one ball carrier at any one time.
  2. They will run around the circle, passing the ball.
  3. The ball must be handled...

Do Not Enter

category: Sevens

Tell the players the following......

  1. The first attacking group lines up with enough depth to attack the edge of the grid, they pass th...

Double Tackle Technique

category: Tackling

  • Groups of 6.
  • Tackle Suits.
  • Ball

1. 1 v 2 - Shoulders on

1 attacker must run in ...

Dummy Switch Behind (Dsb)

category: Backs-Moves

  1. 10 advances with the ball, running slightly inwards.
  2. 10 changes the angle of their run, towards the first post.
  3. 12 runs acr...

Enter 1

category: Backs-Moves

  1. Use the diagram to help with players starter positions, but feel free to experiment.
  2. 10 carries the ball forward, inviting the oppos...

Enter 2

category: Backs-Moves

  1. Use the diagram as suggested starting positions, but be flexible.
  2. 10 carries the ball forward, inviting the opposition defence to pr...

Enter 3

category: Backs-Moves

  1. 10 carried the ball forward, inviting the defence to press up.
  2. 11 runs a decoy line.
  3. 10 passes to 12.
  4. 15 runs a li...

Enter 4

category: Backs-Moves

  1. 10 carried the ball forward, inviting the defence to press up.
  2. 11 runs a decoy line.
  3. 10 passes to 12.
  4. 15 runs a li...

Escape To Victory

category: Warm-Up

  • 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...

Evasion Skills

category: Sevens

Tell the players the following.....

  1. The player on the top of the grid is the defender.
  2. The player on the bottom is the attack...

Fan Out And Pass

category: Passing

Keep your player briefing, brief! You may decide to have a demonstration grid.

  • On your call, all players fan out to receive a pass.

Fast And Pressured

category: Passing

Tell your players the following......

  1. There will be one runner.
  2. 1 player, static, on each cone. 4 players on the cones in tot...

Fast And Pressured

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following......

  1. There will be one runner.
  2. 1 player, static, on each cone. 4 players on the cones in tot...

Fast Up - Play

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following......

  1. This game is to be played at pace.
  2. It is contact and normal rules of 7's apply, only di...

Flick And Back Pass Insanity

category: Passing

Now split your players into two teams, giving one group of players a set of colored bibs to set them apart, and quickly tell your playe...

Footspeed

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following......

  1. One group of 3 will be on the bottom right cones, the attack - they should have a ball each.

Footwork And Handoff

category: School

  • Vital skills to beat a defender and get the football.
  • Ball is needed. Players must do it at full speed. Key players low and t...

Four Handed Touch

category: Warm-Up

The following are the laws for this game:

  • Equal number of defenders and attackers. Use bibs to identify both teams.
  • Normal l...

Go To Goal Touch

category: Warm-Up

The following are the laws for this game:

  • Normal laws of rugby apply; a knock on etc. results in a turn over.
  • The attacking t...

Goal Kick Approach

category: Kicking

  • The aim of the drill is to develop players approach and angle.

Handling In Channels 3

category: School

  • Can evolve drilled by having 3 versus 2 in the wide channel.
  • Start off with defenders being passive in order for attacking success a...

Handling Pivots

category: School

  • Excellent way to improve speed of feet and hands.
  • Developed concept of hands up, follow-through and working hard to realign.<...

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 swit...

Heads Up Passing

category: Passing

Tell the players the following:

    • Lets just get the ball moving down the line. Give the player at the start of one of the lines a b...

Hit & Defend

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following.....

  1. The defence will first turn and hit the pads.
  2. When the attack hears the hit - they can a...

Hold, Press, Push

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following.....

  1. The first should of 3 will PUSH, drifting across and HIT the pads together.
  2. They will th...

Hurdles And Ladder

category: Agility-Running-Skills

SAQ (Speed, Agility, Quickness) drill for warm ups, handling the ball and warming up muscles.

4 or 5 small SAQ hurdles, 1 ladder

Make...

It'S All Rip And Roll To Me!

category: Warm-Up

You may consider these two points when looking to challenge or build confidence.

  • Keep your player briefing, brief! It's best not to ha...

Jackal Progression Drill

category: Contact-Skills

1. Bounce

Race to get off the floor. CHest to bag then bag to feet.

2. Bounce with sausage

Jackle Race

category: Contact-Skills

The aim of the drill is to develop speed off the floor into a positive Jackle Position.The Jacklers emphasis is to win the ball back by getting into a...

Jog - Lock And Load

category: Passing

Tell your players the following:

  1. Using just one hand they should pass the ball to each other, spinning the ball.
  2. They will co...

Join The Attack: 2V1 - 3V2 - 5V4

category: Warm-Up

  • With a group of nine, tell two of them they are attackers - for now. The rest will be in defence.
  • Allocate your defenders within the...

Tell your players the following...

  1. The attackers will start at the base of the grid and attack the first box.
  2. The 2 defenders...

Keep Passing

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following.....

  1. 3 players start on the right cones.
  2. The remaining 3 players will be running, they start ...

Keep The Ball Game

category: Passing

Tell your players the following:

  1. One group of two players will be defenders, you might want to give them bibs.
  2. The attackers ...

Keep The Ball Game

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following:

  1. One group of two players will be defenders, you might want to give them bibs.
  2. The attackers ...

L For Long!

category: Sevens

  • What you should have is your players lined up to work within a small L. Give the ball to the last player in the first line of players at the ...

L With Defenders

category: Passing

  • Keep your player briefing, brief! It's important to get your players working as quickly as possible.
  • Lets get the ball and the player...

L-Shaped Passing

category: Passing

Lets get the ball and the players moving with lateral passing through the hands. Each training area only needs one ball, and that ball should start...

L-Shaped Passing

category: Sevens

Lets get the ball and the players moving with lateral passing through the hands. Each training area only needs one ball, and that ball should start...

Ladder Pass

category: Warm-Up

  • Have four players stand at the four cones, the other players, in their own running groups of four should, be behind them - ready to go when t...

Lateral - Switch

category: Passing

Tell your players the following.....

  1. Players in pairs with a ball between them.
  2. The player on the left starts with the ball a...

Left Out

category: Warm-Up

  • The players behind start running around the circle in a clockwise direction.
  • When the coach shouts ATTACK, each player must get back...

Leinster

category: Backs-Moves

  1. Use the diagram as a starting point for players.
  2. 10 advances carrying the ball, inviting the defence to press up on the attack.
  3. ...

Living On The Edge

category: Warm-Up

  • Split the players into two teams, giving each team their own set of bibs. Two different colours that clearly define the teams.
  • Keep ...

Choose A Folder...

  • Keep your player briefing, brief! It's important to get your players working as quickly as possible.
  • Lets get the ball and the playe...

Loop Move (Simple)

category: Backs-Moves

  1. See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
  2. 10 passes to 12.
  3. 10 loops around 12,
  4. 12 passes to 10, this pass ...

Loop Move - M1

category: Backs-Moves

  1. See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
  2. 10 passes to 12.
  3. 12 moves forward.
  4. 10 loops around behind 12.

M1 (13 Missed)

category: Backs-Moves

  1. See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
  2. 10 moves forward with the ball, drawing the defence to press.
  3. 10 passing ...

M1 (13 Missed, 14 Over)

category: Backs-Moves

  1. See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
  2. 10 moves forward with the ball, drawing the defence to press.
  3. 10 passing ...

M1 (13 Missed, 14 Pop Inside To 15)

category: Backs-Moves

  1. See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
  2. 10 moves forward with the ball, drawing the defence to press.
  3. 10 passing ...

M1 (13 Missed, 14 Pop Outside To 15)

category: Backs-Moves

  1. See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
  2. 10 moves forward with the ball, drawing the defence to press.
  3. 10 passing ...

M1 (13 Missed, 14 Under)

category: Backs-Moves

  1. See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
  2. 10 moves forward with the ball, drawing the defence to press.
  3. 10 passing ...

M1 (Looper) Attacking Wide

category: Backs-Moves

  1. See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
  2. 10 moves forward carrying the ball.
  3. 12 loops around 13, and wide outside ...

M1 (Over)

category: Backs-Moves

  1. See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
  2. 10 passes to 13, missing 12.
  3. 12 overruns the ball.
  4. 13 runs an ov...

M1 (Pop Inside 15)

category: Backs-Moves

  1. See the diagram for starting positions.
  2. 10 moves forward carrying the ball.
  3. 12 moves forward, over-running the ball, cuttin...

M1 (Pop Ouside 15)

category: Backs-Moves

  1. See the diagram for starting positions.
  2. 10 moves forward carrying the ball.
  3. 12 moves forward, over-running the ball, cuttin...

M1 (Under)

category: Backs-Moves

  1. See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
  2. 10 passes to 13, missing 12.
  3. 12 overruns the ball.
  4. 13 runs an un...

M1 12 Over

category: Backs-Moves

  1. See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
  2. 10 carries the ball forward.
  3. 12 run forward, then an over.
  4. 13 ru...

M1 12 Under

category: Backs-Moves

  1. Note the starting positions of players for this move, it's just a suggestion. However, I suggest your players start that bit flatter, and tha...

M1 Simple

category: Backs-Moves

  1. See the diagram for the starting positions.
  2. 10 passes to 13.
  3. 13 comes forward either straight, or cutting in to close the s...

Keep your player briefing, brief! It's important to get your players working as quickly as possible.

  • Lets get the ball and the players...

Man To Man

category: Defensive-Patterns

3 attackers and 2 defenders.

The scrum half passes to the first receiver of group of 3 attackers.

The 3 attacking players must then p...

Many Hands

category: Passing

Tell your players the following......

  1. Each group of two players should have their own ball.
  2. While they have a partner, they c...

Many Hands

category: Scrum

Tell your players the following......

  1. Each group of two players should have their own ball.
  2. While they have a partner, they c...

Maul Touch

category: Warm-Up

  • Be brief when telling the players the laws of this game, it's important to get them moving quickly.
  • This is not a...

Max 1

category: Backs-Moves

  1. See the diagram for the suggested starting positions.
  2. 10 moves forward carrying the ball.
  3. 12 moves forward, cuts in.
  4. <...

Max 2

category: Backs-Moves

  1. See the diagram for the suggested starting positions.
  2. 10 moves forward carrying the ball.
  3. 11 provides a decoy run.

Max 3

category: Backs-Moves

  1. See the diagram for the suggested starting positions.
  2. 10 moves forward carrying the ball.
  3. 11 could provide a decoy run.

Max 4

category: Backs-Moves

  1. See the diagram for the suggested starting positions.
  2. 10 moves forward carrying the ball.
  3. 12 and 13 switch.
  4. 13 tak...

Miss Me Baby, One More Time!

category: Passing

  1. We will begin with laterial passing down the line, just to get going.
  2. On your call we will start to miss the player in the middle, a...

Miss Pass (M1)

category: Passing

Keep your player briefing, brief! It's important to get your players working as quickly as possible.

  • Lets get the ball and the players...

More Loop

category: Passing

Tell your players the following......

  1. The ball carrier (A) runs straight in a line and makes a normal lateral pass to the supporting p...

Munster

category: Backs-Moves

  1. See the diagram for the suggested starting positions.
  2. 10 advances with the ball.
  3. 12, 13, 14 advancing, closing the space be...

Number Cruncher

category: Passing

  • Keep your player briefing, brief! If necessary you might considering having one group quickly demonstrate the exercise to the other players.<...

Numbered Mismatch

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following....

  1. They each have a number, 1, 2, and 3.
  2. They will jog up and down the grid, until the coach...

Off-Loading Pass

category: Passing

Tell your players the following......

  1. There will be two static players, passers, on the mid sections cones. One on each side. One of w...

Offloading Touch Game.

category: School

  • Develops lines of support, vision, footwork and offloading.
  • If a player is touched, he must go to the floor and off load.&nbs...

One On One Race

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Tell the players: The player in possession of the ball when the coach blows their whistle has to run around the cone at the end of the grid to try ...

One On One Race

category: Sevens

Tell the players: The player in possession of the ball when the coach blows their whistle has to run around the cone at the end of the grid to try ...

One On One Race

category: Warm-Up

Tell the players: The player in possession of the ball when the coach blows their whistle has to run around the cone at the end of the grid to try ...

One Touch Off-Load

category: Warm-Up

  • Keep your player briefing; brief, and get them working as soon as possible.I can't stress this enough, it's not a debating society - players ...

One Touch Ruck

category: Warm-Up

  • Be brief when telling the players the laws of this game, it's important to get them moving quickly.
  • This is not a contact game.
  • ...

One V One

category: Agility-Running-Skills

  • 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

category: Sevens

  • 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

category: Warm-Up

  • 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...

Open Channel

category: Passing

  • Give each training area one ball and tell the players the following......
  1. Lets just get the ball moving down the line. Gi...

Pace Onto The Ball

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following.....

  1. Every receiver following the the ball carrier should lay on the ground, they can get up only when...

Pass And Control

category: Passing

  • Keep you player briefing, brief. Get the players moving and training as soon as possible.
  • If you feel it would help, have one group ...

Pass And Follow

category: Warm-Up

  • 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...

Pass And Run

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Tell the players the following....

  1. Player 1 starts with the ball.
  2. Player 1 passes the ball to player 2 and then quickly moves...

Pass And Run

category: Passing

Tell the players the following....

  1. Player 1 starts with the ball.
  2. Player 1 passes the ball to player 2 and then quickly moves...

Pass And Support

category: Passing

Give each training area one ball and tell the players the following......

  1. Lets just get the ball moving down the line. Give the player...

Pass And Support

category: Sevens

Give each training area one ball and tell the players the following......

  1. Lets just get the ball moving down the line. Give the player...

Pass Invaders

category: Passing

  • Tell your players the following.....
  • In groups of 2 they will attack, passing the ball before they reach each unique cone, so when t...

Pass Within A Channel

category: Passing

Tell the players the following.....

  1. This is simple, just attack from the bottom and top of the grid at pace.
  2. There can be two...

Passing & Evasion

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following.....

  1. Trackers will pass the ball and tag the evades.
  2. Evade simply avoid getting tagged with t...

Passing 1 Step

category: Passing

  • The aim of the drill is to develop players speed of pass.

Passing Box

category: Passing

Tell your players the following.......

  • There should be one group of 4 players between each cone on the four sides of the grid.

Passing By Numbers

category: Passing

  • Keep your player briefing, brief! If necessary you might considering having one group quickly demonstrate the exercise to the other players.<...

Passing Central

category: Passing

  • 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...

Passing Circle

category: Passing

  • Tell your players the following.....
  1. There will be 4 players on the outside of the circle, starting at 12, 3, 6, and 9 o'...

Passing Compass

category: Warm-Up

  • Have a quick demo using one group - keep your player briefing, brief.
  • Each pair face one another and stand side by side, about 1 met...

Passing Grid Progressions

category: Backs-Moves

  • Start out with a grid of 10 x 10
  • Passing progressions are based upon the ability of players to fix defenders - ensure the exerci...

Passing Grid Progressions

category: Passing

  • Start out with a grid of 10 x 10
  • Passing progressions are based upon the ability of players to fix defenders - ensure the exerci...

Passing Grid-Under Pressure

category: Handling

  • Groups of 12+
  • Balls
  • Cones

4 defenders lineup in a passing grid, that has laid out 2 red cones and 2 bl...

Passing In Contact

category: Passing

  • Keep your player briefing, brief!
  • Tell you players the following......
  1. Players will attack in groups of 2, so we...

Passing In Traffic

category: Passing

  • Tell the players the following......
  1. Runners move forward towards the cone opposite to their location.
  2. ...

Passing Race

category: Handling

  • Using just one hand they should pass the ball to each other.
  • The pass should come from on, or behind the hip.
  • They should m...

Passing Race

category: Passing

  • Using just one hand they should pass the ball to each other.
  • The pass should come from on, or behind the hip.
  • They should m...

Passing Reps

category: Sevens

The sequence of passing on this exercise is as following......

  1. P2 passes to P1, who passes to P4.
  2. As the same time P3 passes ...

Passing Technique

category: Handling

  • Groups of 4
  • Balls
  • Tackle bags/sausages
  • Cones.

3 players line up opposite 3 bags la...

Passing To Support

category: Passing

  • Tell your players the following......
  1. One the call of the scrum half, the 3 attackers turn, round the cone and attack.

Ping Pong

category: Warm-Up

Make sure that your players are holding their tackle shields correctly!

  • Have your players work in groups of 10, adjust depending on yo...

Pole Position

category: Sevens

Tell the players the following.....

  1. Each player has four tackle bags and six balls, the winner is the player that knocks down the most...

Pop And Pass

category: Passing

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

Pop Box

category: Sevens

Tell your players the following.....

  1. Ball carrier on the lower right cone advances to the center of the grid, drops and pop the ball t...

Pop, Roll, Down, Up And Gut

category: Passing

  • Tell your players the following......
  1. The ball carrier will run/carry the ball directly across the grid, offloading it to...

Pre-Contact Circuit

category: Contact-Skills

  • Brief your players, but keep it brief!
  • In each grid there will not be two channels. In each of the two channels there are two player...

Pre-Contact Circuit

category: Warm-Up

  • Brief your players, but keep it brief!
  • In each grid there will not be two channels. In each of the two channels there are two player...

Pressure Ball

category: Warm-Up

Make sure your warm-up area is marked out before the players arrive.

  • Depending on the number of players you have at training, mark out...

Pressure Cooker

category: Passing

  1. 4 players stand on the middle cones in the grid, avoiding the corner cones. The 2 players at the top and the bottom of the grid will have a b...

Pro 1

category: Backs-Moves

  1. See the diagram for the suggested starting positions.
  2. 10 advances with the ball.
  3. 12 advances, 13 provides support with 14.<...

Pro 2

category: Backs-Moves

  1. 10 moves forward carrying the ball.
  2. 12 moves forward and in.
  3. 11 loops around the back of 12.
  4. 10 passes to 12.
  5. ...

Punt Kick

category: Kicking

2 players working together, about 4m apart. One player punt kicks the ball to the hands of the other.
Create a competitive edge by having teams ...

Push Push 2

category: Sevens

Tell the players the following......

  1. When the attack advances the defenders PRESS UP on the attack.
  2. The attackers must pass t...

Push Push 3

category: Sevens

Tell the players the following......

  1. When the attack advances the defenders PRESS UP on the attack.
  2. The attackers must pass t...

Quick Ball/ Offload Touch

category: Ball-Presentation

Once an attacker is touched they must offload within one second.

You can start the game so that players have to pass the ball in front of de...

Quick Ball/ Offload Touch

category: Tag-Rugby

Once an attacker is touched they must offload within one second.

You can start the game so that players have to pass the ball in front of de...

Quick Hands - Warm Up

category: Sevens

  • Within a group there are two groups of 4 attackers and one chaser/scrum half.
  • At the middle point, marked by a cones, the scrum half...

Quick Hands - Warm Up

category: Warm-Up

  • Within a group there are two groups of 4 attackers and one chaser/scrum half.
  • At the middle point, marked by a cones, the scrum half...

Quick Hands

category: Passing

  • Tell your players the following.....
  • The first player runs out with the ball to the first set of cones and passes the ball to the se...

Quick Passing To Space

category: Passing

Give each training area one ball and tell the players the following......

  1. One of the attacking lines takes the ball.
  2. They sim...

Quick Passing To Space

category: Sevens

Give each training area one ball and tell the players the following......

  1. One of the attacking lines takes the ball.
  2. They sim...

Rangi (Version 1)

category: Backs-Moves

  1. Use the diagram to highlight suggested starting positions.
  2. 10 is the ball carrier, advancing forward, before cutting in as shown in ...

Rangi (Version 2)

category: Backs-Moves

  1. Use the diagram to highlight suggested starting positions.
  2. 10 advances with the ball.
  3. 12 advances, as does 13.
  4. 14 ...

Rangi (Version 3)

category: Backs-Moves

  1. Use the diagram to highlight suggested starting positions.
  2. 10 advances with the ball, then cuts in.
  3. 12 advances, and cuts w...

Realignment And Handling

category: School

  • Excellent drill to get players working off the ball to create depth while not turning their backs.
  • Groups of 3 or 4.&nbs...

Reloading And Passing Practice

category: Passing

Have 8-10 players standing in a line with a scrum half at the end a few metres in front.

Scrum half passes the ball to a player. Passing down...

Round And Realign

category: Passing

  • Tell your players the following......
  1. There will be one ball to each group, any player can be the ball carrier.
  2. ...

Round The World

category: Agility-Running-Skills

  • Tell your players the following.....
  1. The first player picks the ball up at the cone passes the ball to the next player, t...

Round The World

category: Passing

  • Tell your players the following.....
  1. The first player picks the ball up at the cone passes the ball to the next player, t...

Ruck - Press Up - Part 2

category: Sevens

Tell the players the following......

  1. The first group of 3 go first.
  2. The first player hits in on the bag with their shoulder, ...

Ruck Organisation And Press

category: Ruck

5-7 players run around in a rectangle shaped grid. They must move very fast within it awaiting the whistle, but they are not allowed to touch the...

Ruck Organisation And Press

category: Ruck

5-7 players run around in a rectangle shaped grid. They must move very fast within it awaiting the whistle, but they are not allowed to touch the...

Rugby 5 Pin Bowling

category: Sevens

Using cones and tackle bags, mark out your training area as shown in the diagram. The tackle bags should be stood up, and at a distance away from...

Rugby Cricket Fielding

category: Passing

Coach stands in the middle of a semi circle of 6-10 players, holding a ball.

One player throws a ball at the coach, who bats it away using th...

Rugby League - Touch Rugby Variation

category: Warm-Up

Split your players into two teams, giving one group of players a set of coloured bibs to set them apart, and quickly tell your players ...

Rugby Tennis

category: Passing

  • Tell you players the following......
  1. There will be two players on one side of the middle line of cones, and another group...

Running Side Tackle

category: Tackling

Starting with their backs to one another, two players stand 5 metres apart and run off in opposite directions along one side of the 20 metre grid.<...

Running Warm Up

category: Warm-Up

Tell players the following....

  1. Each Player will work individually, unless told otherwise.
  2. Players can run in any direction: m...

Scoring Zones

category: Warm-Up

  • Be brief when telling the players the laws of this game, it's important to get them moving quickly.
  • This is not a contact game.
  • ...

Scramble Defence Drill

category: Tackling

  • Groups of 6
  • Balls

2 attackers start with the ball the complete a simple 2v1 catch and pass.

The fi...

Scrum Half - Shotgun Alley

category: Passing

  • Explain to thescrum halfs that they are to attempt to pass the ball at the attackers and attempt to hit them below the shoulders.
  • It...

Scrum Half - Shotgun Alley

category: Sevens

  • Explain to thescrum halfs that they are to attempt to pass the ball at the attackers and attempt to hit them below the shoulders.
  • It...

Scrum Half Pole Position

category: Sevens

Tell the players the following.....

  1. Each player has four poles and six balls, the winner is the player that hits the most poles - you ...

Serious Fun

category: Passing

  • Tell your players the following, keeping your player briefing, brief! It's vital to get the players moving as quickly as possible.
...

Sh Passing Circles

category: Sevens

  • One of your players will be the passer, and the other the catcher.
  • The passer goes to one of the circles that has ball and the catch...

Sh Passing Reps

category: Sevens

The sequence of passing on this exercise is as following......

  1. P2 passes to P1, who passes to P4 using a pass from the ground.

Sh Passing Skills

category: Sevens

  • The passer passes the first ball, from the ground, to the catcher, who sets the ball down.
  • the passer then run around the first cone...

Short Passing

category: Passing

  • Give each training area one ball to start with and tell the players the following......
  1. Lets just get the ball moving dow...

Side-Stepping The Opponent

category: Agility-Running-Skills

Players line up and approach the pole and evade to a side.

Using shorter strides when they get close, they step to one side with the POWER...

Simple Drift Defence

category: Defensive-Patterns

  • 3 attacks - 2 defenders
  • Scrum half passes to first receiver of group of 3
  • 3 attack 2 passing ball down line
  • Simple Passing Exercise

    category: Passing

    • Tell your players the follow.....
    1. The first two players at each coach will advance, attacking the cone to their left, in ...

    Simple Passing Grid

    category: Passing

    • Brief your players one what you would like them to do.
    • Start the activity by having all players pass the ball around the grid in any...

    Simple Passing Warm Up

    category: Passing

    • Passing and receiving exercise to warm the players up and get the handling skills ready for training.
    • Minimum 9 players.
    • Group...

    Simple Tackle

    category: Contact-Skills

    Both players jog out at the same time.

    When the players meet the red player tackle the white player and then both players get back to their ...

    Single Leg Ladders

    category: Agility-Running-Skills

    • The aim of the drill is to develop speed and agility.

    Single Tap Ladders

    category: Agility-Running-Skills

    • The aim of the drill is to develop speed and agility.

    Slalom Running

    category: Agility-Running-Skills

    Set up a running slalom for your players to run through at the end of their training. It should be approximately 10 by 5m in size.

    1. Slalo...

    Slalom Running

    category: Warm-Up

    Set up a running slalom for your players to run through at the end of their training. It should be approximately 10 by 5m in size.

    1. Slalo...

    Snap, Crackle, And Pop - Touch Variation

    category: Warm-Up

    Split your players into two teams, giving one group of players a set of coloured bibs to set them apart, and quickly tell your players the followin...

    Space Invaders

    category: Warm-Up

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

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

    Speed Maul - Hands On!

    category: Maul

    Set up lines of defenders with pads aligned laterally across your working area. You can either have 1 line so the attacking players work once and...

    Speed Pass

    category: Agility-Running-Skills

  • 8 in each group.
  • 6 in the playing area and 2 outside it.
  • The six in the playing area play a 4 v 2 against each other trying to pass...

    Speed Pass Challenge

    category: Handling

    • Groups of 8
    • Ball
    • Cones

    2 sets of 4 players line up back to back.

    Cones are places 3m apart and 3 in fo...

    Speed Pass Challenge

    category: Handling

    • Groups of 8
    • Ball
    • Cones

    2 sets of 4 players line up back to back.

    Cones are places 3m apart and 3 in fo...

    Speed Pass Challenge

    category: Passing

    • Groups of 8
    • Ball
    • Cones

    2 sets of 4 players line up back to back.

    Cones are places 3m apart and 3 in fo...

    Spin Passing

    category: Passing

    • Give each training area one ball to start with and tell the players the following......
    1. Lets just get the ball moving dow...

    Split With Trailer

    category: Passing

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

    Standing And Passing - Variation

    category: Passing

    • Keep your player briefing, brief!
    • Tell your players the folloiwng.........
      1. Players should be moving, staying around 5 meters...

    Standing And Passing

    category: Passing

    • Keep your player briefing, brief!
    • Tell your players the folloiwng.........
    1. Players should be 5m apart.
    2. ...

    Star Wars

    category: Passing

    • The rest of the players are told to stand at one end of the field (they are the Space Pirates). The space police want to try and blow up the ...

    Static 1

    category: Backs-Moves

    1. See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
    2. 10 and 12 remain static, the other players are in motion, offering options.
    3. <...

    Static 2

    category: Backs-Moves

    1. See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
    2. 10, 12, 13, will be starting very flat with minimal movement.
    3. 11 will pro...

    Static 3

    category: Backs-Moves

    1. See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
    2. 10, 12, 13, will be starting very flat with minimal movement.
    3. 11 will pro...

    Staying Alive

    category: Passing

    Tell your players the following...

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

    Staying Square And Fixing Defenders

    category: Passing

    • Exercise aimed at attackers staying square when running towards a defender in order to fix them to the spot and then spin a pass out to the si...

    Step Back

    category: Sevens

    • Players start at the cones, pass the ball one circuit clockwise and one circuit anticlockwise.
    • Following the two circuits, they take...

    Step Up

    category: Sevens

    • The attacker goes when ready, and must round either the top or bottom cone.
    • The defender must mirror the movements of the attacker o...

    Strengthening The Power Stride

    category: Agility-Running-Skills

    Players need to work their way up the cones, moving from one leg to another, winding up by bending at the knee and hips, and exploding off to the othe...

    Structure Defence

    category: Defensive-Patterns

  • 5 attackers - 10 defenders (or 2 to 1 ratio dependent on numbers)
  • Start slowly with ruck ball
  • Defenders cannot steal ball
  • Support play down channel

    5 players start in a 5x5m grid, and pass the ball to one another in any direction.

    Once the coach blows the whistle they explode with speed d...

    Support Play Down Channel

    category: Agility-Running-Skills

    5 players start in a 5x5m grid and can pass the ball to one another in any direction.

    Once the coach blows the whistle they explode with spe...

    Support play down channel

    5 players start in a 5x5m grid, and pass the ball to one another in any direction.

    Once the coach blows the whistle they explode with speed d...

    Support Play Down Channel

    category: Passing

    5 players start in a 5x5m grid and can pass the ball to one another in any direction.

    Once the coach blows the whistle they explode with spe...

    Support Play Touch

    category: School

    • Develop speed to break down and attacking skills.
    • When the player was touched, laid down and presents properly (turnover if i...

    Surfs Up

    category: Sevens

    Tell the players the following.......

    1. Lay flat on the ground.
    2. In a moment but not yet, I want you to get to your feet, but yo...

    Switch 1

    category: Backs-Moves

    1. See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
    2. 10 carried the ball forward, inviting the defence to press up.
    3. 10 cuts in...

    Switch 2

    category: Backs-Moves

    1. See the diagram for suggested starting positions.
    2. 10 carries the ball up.
    3. 12 advances.
    4. 10 passes to 12.
    5. 1...

    Tackle Conditioning

    category: Tackling

    • This is a simply set up game designed to test players' ability to continuously make tackles, especially when fatigued.
    • Each area shoul...

    Tackle Jackle

    category: Contact-Skills

    The aim of the drill is to develop speed off the floor from the tackle into a positive Jackle Position.The Tacklers emphasis is make a positive tackle...

    Tackle, Bounce, Compete

    category: Contact-Skills

    • Sausage
    • Cones

    After you have completed the bounce motion, you can bounce and fire.

    Fire - is by any mean...

    Tackle, Bounce, Compete

    category: Ruck

    • Sausage
    • Cones

    After you have completed the bounce motion, you can bounce and fire.

    Fire - is by any mean...

    Tag: Hounds And Hairs

    category: Warm-Up

    • 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.

    Ten Passes Then...

    category: Handling

    • Keep your player briefing, brief!
    • Tell your players the folloiwng.........
      1. Players should be moving, staying around 5 meters...

    Ten Passes Then...

    category: Passing

    • Keep your player briefing, brief!
    • Tell your players the folloiwng.........
      1. Players should be moving, staying around 5 meters...

    The Next Pass

    category: Passing

    • Keep your player briefing, brief! Tell the players the following or have a demonstration group.....
    1. We have 8 static pass...

    They Just Keep Coming

    category: Passing

    1. We have 8 static passers and two runners.
    2. There should be a static passer on each cone, eight in total.
    3. The 9th player will...

    They Just Keep Coming

    category: Sevens

    1. We have 8 static passers and two runners.
    2. There should be a static passer on each cone, eight in total.
    3. The 9th player will...

    Three Blind Mice - Tag Warm-Up

    category: 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...

    Three Grids - Passing Alignment

    category: School

    Set up one small grid (5x5m), one medium grid (10x10m) and one large area (15x15m). Players work in groups of 3 with one ball.

    Coach shouts ...

    Three Player Circuit

    • The players in their groups of 3 stand between the lines of the inner square with the working group stood inside the other players.
    • ...

    Three Player Circuit

    • The players in their groups of 3 stand between the lines of the inner square with the working group stood inside the other players.
    • ...

    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 ...

    Touch The Runner

    • Put a group of 7 inside inside one of your grids. Tell them the following laws: The player not wearing a bib (the runner) is trying stay away...

    Touch The Runner

    • Put a group of 7 inside inside one of your grids. Tell them the following laws: The player not wearing a bib (the runner) is trying stay away...

    Track

    • One of the players in a group of 4 should be an attacker, and should take the pad.
    • The other 3 players will be defenders.
    • T...

    Traffic Lights Game

    • Brief your players one what you would like the to do by telling them the following....
    1. One of the players will stand outs...

    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 ...

    Tri-Attack

    • Tell your players the following......
    1. The first line of attackers move forward, passing the ball down the line.
    2. ...

    Two Man Piggy In The Middle

    • Tell your players the following......
    1. Two players will be defenders, it's their job to try and intercept the ball.
    2. <...

    ULSTER

    1. Use the diagram as a starting point for players.
    2. 10 advances carrying the ball, inviting the defence to press up on the attack.
    3. ...

    Understanding The Spin

    • Tell them the following......
    1. Using just one hand they should pass the ball to each other, spinning the ball.
    2. Th...

    Union Jack

    Tell your players the following...

    1. On GO Player A passes to B who in turn passes to Player C. At the same time Player E passes F.
    2. ...

    Up and Down

    • Tell them the following......
    1. Each attack will be up and down, up the left and down the right side of the cones.

    Variety of passing

    • Exercise get players to understand the changing amount of time they may have on the ball.
    • Groups of 3 or 4
    • pla...

    VISION

    • The two players in the middle of the circle will be defenders, it is their job to try and intercept the ball that is being passed, or to bloc...

    Warm up - Bulldog Touch

    • 2 Catchers.
    • Everyone else Runners.

    This is a warm up game that is used to raise the heart rates of the children.&nbs...

    Warm up - Bulldog Touch

    • 2 Catchers.
    • Everyone else Runners.

    This is a warm up game that is used to raise the heart rates of the children.&nbs...

    Wave After Wave

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

    Wave After Wave

    • The front line of players run towards the other side of the grid while passing the ball down the line. When the last player in the line recei...

    Wide Passing Lines

    • The two feeders should be 15 meters apart and will........
    1. Feed the left most attacking unit with a ball, they will move ...

    Working On Lineout Pod Movement

    • Lay out four cones in a square.
    • Lineout thrower stands on one cone and three lineout pod players on the next cone round.
    • The f...

    Zoom - Cruse - Zoom

    • It's important that the defence does the following......
    1. They have numbers, so press up fast but.....
    2. Slow down ...

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    Sessions

    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!

    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...

    Improving Rucking Technique

    React the quicker and get on the front foot in attack with this session, by improving their rucking technique!

    Coaching the Blitz Defence

    Develop the aggressive Blitz defending style in you game and don’t let the opposition get comfortable on the ball with this session.

    Improving the length of pass

    The ball travels faster than a running player, so stretch your opponents defence by developing your players' long pass.

    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!

    Answers

    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...

    Moving defense line

    Cover your gab and close it as a line.Defender runs around cone and attacks the gab,Runs backwards back and do it again with next cone/channel. n...

    3 on 3 rucking

    the coach pases the ball to a random player from the attacking side.the player runs forward and makes contact with the pad man and goes to ground and ...

    Passing run

    The players stand inline and pass the ball with runFocus on the speed

    Pass and Support 2

    Attack and pass at speedBall in 2 hands.run at speedcommunicationburst through game line

    pass and support 1

    Basic pass and support moveBall in 2 hands.non ball carriers not forward of ballhit the pass at speed and burst fwdafter pass get in a post to receive...