Drill Categories

Ball Presentation Drills

Ball presentation is how the ball-carrier makes the ball available to a teammate after they have been tackled. The ball presentation videos and drills...

Contact Skills Drills

A major part of rugby involves two or more players making physical contact with each other. Contact normally takes place during a tackle, lineout, scr...

Drills

Channel Ball

category: Tackling

Rugby Channel Ball Tackling This game is designed to teach the players about retiring to an onside position when a tackle is made. Set-up a field app...

Walking Tackle

category: Tackling

Rugby Walking tackle Tackling The player with the ball walks slowly in front of the other player. As the ball carrier is walking the defender should ...

Rugby Pinball

category: Tackling

Rugby Rugby Pinball Tackling This game is designed to teach the players about body height in tackling and ruck clean out. Set up a field about 15m lo...

Tracking Hit

category: Tackling

Rugby Tracking hit Tackling Tracking hit (2 x 10 minutes in split groups) Set up 3 different colour cones on the gain line. 2m spacing (set up 3-4 ar...

1V1 Tackle Grid

category: Tackling

Rugby 1v1 Tackle Grid Tackling Small playing area, for 1 v 1 tackling. Players line up in two lines adjacent to the coned area. Coach shouts go and t...

Double Tackle Technique

category: Tackling

Rugby Double Tackle Technique Tackling Groups of 6. Tackle Suits. Ball 1. 1 v 2 - Shoulders on 1 attacker must run in the middle of 2 defenders, in a...

Tackle Challenge

category: Sevens

Rugby Tackle Challenge Sevens The exercise stand clockwise, with the first player going from the bottom left cone. The defender must tackle that play...

Tackle

category: Tackling

Rugby Tackle Tackling Approach the tackle at pace Move to good low position Head up, chin off chest, tighten shoulders Arms out wide, ready for big h...

Web Videos

Sessions

Confidence in Contact: part 2

Continue to improve your player's confidence when using contact, with the second of our Confidence in Contact sessions

Contact: Rucking technical session

Master the ?Smash? and the ?Roll? rucking technique so that when the pressure is on and a clear decision needs to be made, clearing the ruck becomes ...

Answers

Community Drills

Running 8

keep body low, start in tackling position. sprint around eight.

Warm Up

1vs1 Tackling -Sight Target & Follow-Face Up-Feet Alive-Drive-Wrap-Power Drive