Drill Categories

Agility & Running Skills Drills

Agility is how quickly your players can move while staying balanced and flexible. Running to evade the tackle, move into space for a pass and change d...

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...

Drills

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 ...

Tackle Approach

category: Tackling

Rugby Tackle Approach Tackling Players 3m apart – slightly crouched One of pair nominated as tackler On balls of feet, with feet shoulder width apa...

Tackling Star

category: Tackling

Rugby Tackling Star Tackling Drill to practice making multiple tackles in a period of time. Set up a circle of 6 cones with a padman opposite each co...

Tackle

category: Tackling

Rugby Tackle Tackling Good low position Head up, chin off chest, tighten shoulders Shoulder to shorts Big hit and grasp around legs with both arms re...

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...

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.

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...

Jogging Tackle

category: Tackling

Rugby Jogging tackle Tackling The player with the ball jogs in a straight line with the tackler coming in form the side to tackle them.

Landing In A Tackle.

category: Tackling

Rugby Landing in a tackle. Tackling Correct way of going down with the ball in a tackle. Person being tackled should 'twist' their body so that they ...

Bulldog On Knees

category: Tackling

Rugby Bulldog on knees Tackling Simple game for teaching tackling when on your knees. Starting with initially two tacklers and the rest as attackers,...

Web Videos

How to do a rugby tackle

Have you ever wanted to get good at rugby. Well look no further than this educational resource on How To Do A Tackle. Follow Videojug's professional e...

Sessions

Contact Skills in the Tackle

Instil confidence and tackle toughness into your players with this tackling from the front, side and back session! Build their knowledge of the benefi...

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Community Drills

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 ...

Tackle and ruck support drill

2 V 2 Tackle & Ruck support drillCreate a 6m x 8m grid.Red player with the ball is tackled inside the grid by the Blue defender at the opposite si...

Ruck Realign Attacking

Getting the players to be able to realigin in attcak and be affective.1. Have 2 defenders with tackle shields standing behind each other. 2. Get ...

Rucking Technique Decision Time

Gets them thinking which technique is best one out of 3 to use.1. Have a tackle cylinder and a defender with a curved tackle shield on its side, stand...