Drill Categories

Scrum Drills

A scrum involves eight players from each side locking heads with the opposition. It is a way of restarting play after the ball has gone out to touch, ...

Drills

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 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 Touch Kick

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...

3-Kick Warmup

category: Kicking

Drill to warm up/practice different types of kick.

Players form two lines in the 15m channels with all the balls starting on one side.

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5 Attacks 3

category: Sevens

  • Using cones mark out the four corners and the midways points of each side of a 20 x 20 meter training area.
  • Divide your players into...

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...

8 Vs 3 Game

category: Match-Related

8 players are lined up just outside the 22 metre line, with 3 defenders starting under the posts with the ball.

One of the defenders kicks ...

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 ...

Web Videos

A guide to learning about rugby

Looking for a instructional video on A Guide To Learning About Rugby? This practical bite-size tutorial explains exactly how it's done, and will help ...

Spotlight of a rugby player

Shot in the San Francisco Bay area to highlight the training routines of a competitive rugby player. -- Everybody starting off with this guru story ri...

Beginner's guide to rugby

Rugby is a popular sport in the United Kingdom, descending from soccer and resembling American football. Learn how to play rugby, including rules and ...

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Sessions

Fitness Testing Session

Work up a sweat with this fitness and conditioning rugby session - testing Aerobic Fitness, Anaerobic Fitness, Flexibility, Power and Strength

Community Drills

Autosave 57454410

Blue runs the ball around the outside of the cones.Red has to takle blue, whilst not loosing the teniss balls in hand.White cones are starting and or ...

Fitness 1

Players sprint to other side and then runs backwards to starting cones - do push up and then repeat.

Autosave 31412485

The aim of this drill is startin to improve upon awareness of the ball and the types of passing you can do. Before the start of the drill i will make ...

Jog/Sprint Course

Athletes are spread out onto different cones for their starting positions. When the whistle is blown the athletes will run in the direction of the cou...