Drills

Crash Through 2 Tackle Bags

category: Tackling

Rugby Crash Through 2 Tackle Bags Tackling Basic but good warm up drill for matches. 4 cones set up a grid of about 5-10m by 5-10m. 2 defenders with ...

3 V Tackle Bag And Body Suit

category: Passing

Rugby 3 v Tackle Bag and body Suit Passing 3 attackers start at the beginning of the grid who will go up against the tackle bag first and then the pe...

Tackle

category: Tackling

Rugby Tackle Tackling Start with this simple tackling drill with no resistance to the tackle to get your players warmed up and used to contact.

Ruck Clear Out Between Two Tackle Bags

category: Tackling

Rugby Ruck Clear Out Between Two Tackle Bags Tackling 2 people are on the tackle shields or 2 on each side about 5 metres apart facing each other, th...

Presenting The Ball Using Tackle Bags

category: Ball-Presentation

Rugby Presenting the Ball Using Tackle Bags Ball Presentation Good for younger rugby players to learn how to go into contact and set up the ball at p...

Realign

category: Tackling

Rugby Realign Tackling The first player moves forwards, makes contact with the tackle bag and retreats diagonally to the line of cones. The next play...

Fend Off The Challenge

category: Off-Loads

Rugby Fend off the challenge Off Loads Set Up Line of defenders - 5m apart in staggered formation tackle shield. Individual players move down the lin...

Tackle Fitness

category: Sevens

Rugby Tackle Fitness Sevens The runner/tackler starts 10 meters back, runs forward and places the ball down just before the bag, and in the same moti...

Web Videos

Rugby slow motion tackle bag - 500fps

Great slow motion footage of a player hitting a tackle bag. Shot at 500fps. Comment and subscribe to our channel for more slow mo.... Twitter @rugbysl...

Sessions

Pre-season Contact Build-Up

After a long off season period it's important to carefully ease your players back into contact - use this session to get your players tackling again i...

Ruck through the Gate

Teach your team to ruck safely, effectively and quickly. By going 'through the gate' you'll avoid giving away penalties and encourage better binding

Answers

Community Drills

Ruck - Clearing players at Breakdown

(a)Both teams start onTeam w/ ball player straddles tackle bag and defends ballOther player in and clears player out Clear out w/Roll(B)Use tackl...

Pick up and hit bag

Player has back to bag. On the coaches call run around the cone and chase down loose ball. Pick up the ball with one fluid movement and drive up into ...

running as a pack

Players run in packs of 3 one player runs up in front of the other two while the other two run close behind him the front player hits the tackle bag...

cleaning out

Players run up one at a time and drive the player back who is standing over the ball and tackle bag (like in a ruck).Progress the drill by removing th...