Drill Categories

Off Loads Drills

An off load is when a tackled player passes the ball to a teammate before the tackle is completed. Use the 2v1 and tackle bag off load drills and vide...

Tackling Drills

All players need to be able to tackle. Tackling is how a player physically stops an opponent from moving forward with the ball. It's a vital aspect of...

Drills

3 V Tackle Bag And Body Suit

category: Passing

With a wealth of experience and as part of New Zealand's World Cup winning coaching team, Marg is ready to pass on her knowledge to answer your coach...

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...

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...

4V3-Realign

category: Tackling

Rugby 4v3-realign Tackling 4 sausages 4 Bags The sausages and bags are lined up alternately in a line. 8 defenders start lined up outside of the tack...

Sessions

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

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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...

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Community Drills

Ruck Securer Drill

Lie a tackle tube on the ground with a ball placed behind it on the side of the securer. Two counter ruckers with tackle bags try to know the securer ...

Get Low

Encouraging the players to get low. -Tackle Cylinders lying down.-Lightly weighted rugby balls or medicine balls.-A pole.1. Get players in a line...

Tracking 1

Players on command contest for ball over tackle bagThen move to triangle where inside player shadows outside ball carier fro 30 seconds When outs...

Double Tackle

To encourage players to bounce and keep defending. 1. Set up 5m x 10m grid with a tackle shield at one end and two coloured cones either end wher...