Rugby: two ball touch

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Maul Touch Warm Up - Rugby Dri...

Be brief when telling the players the laws of this game, it's important to get them moving quickly. This is not a contact game, but there will be some light contact. Break your players into two teams, giving each team their own colour of bibs if necessary. One team goes to attack, and one to defence. Nominate a Scrum Half for each team, it will be their job to move the ball from the back of the maul and out to an attacking line. There is no kicking in this game. Normal laws of rugby apply e.g. a forward pass will result in the ball being turned over to the opposition. If an attacking player is touched: they must stop and turn, a maul is then built based on how you have trained your players to Maul. Only four players should be in the maul - but every player should be able to maul - including the backs! When you start playing this game make sure that the defence is employing your defensive pattern around the maul. They will commit 4 players, but will not do anything more than provide light resistance. Once formed the maul can take four steps before moving the ball. If there is a delay in creating the maul, or the quality of the maul is poor - the ball can be turned over. Depending on your goals decide on the number of touches you wish to allow e.g. unlimited is not a bad option as mistakes will be made! If a team has been in possession for a long time, don't forget to turn the ball over to give the opposition a run. Don't hesitate to shape the game to focus on your session goals, and let us and other coaches know what worked for you.

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Mistakes Cost – Touch Variat...

<p class=&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;MsoNormal&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;>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 following laws: <ul type=&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;disc&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;> <li class=&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;MsoNormal&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;>Keep the law briefing, brief! Get your players moving as quickly as you can. <li class=&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;MsoNormal&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;>Start this game with a rugby league style touch game - when touched a player can set the ball down, standing over the ball, another player moves the ball from the ground; restarting the attack. Make it a two touch turnover game to start with.<br /> <li class=&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;MsoNormal&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;>Punish every mistake; forward passes, off sides, everything; be harsh. Each mistake results in a turn over. <li class=&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;MsoNormal&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;>When the players get going; tell them that every touch will result in a turn over. <li class=&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;MsoNormal&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;>On a turn over ball the defence must retreat 10 Meters. <li class=&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;MsoNormal&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;>Be harsh; any touch and the attack lose the ball. Any law infringements; and the attack lose the ball. <li class=&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;MsoNormal&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;>Referee the defense equally harshly; if they infringe; force them back 10 meters and allow the attack to continue. <li class=&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;MsoNormal&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;&quot;>Change the laws as you see fit, and let us know the variations that work for you.

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Flip It Warm Up - Rugby Drills...

<div class=&quot;&quot;&quot;MsoNormal&quot;&quot;&quot;>Be brief when telling the players the laws of this game, it's important to get them moving quickly. </div> <li class=&quot;&quot;&quot;MsoNormal&quot;&quot;&quot;>This is not a contact game. <li class=&quot;&quot;&quot;MsoNormal&quot;&quot;&quot;>Break your players into two teams, giving each team their own colour of bibs if necessary. <li class=&quot;&quot;&quot;MsoNormal&quot;&quot;&quot;>One team goes to attack, and one to defence. <li class=&quot;&quot;&quot;MsoNormal&quot;&quot;&quot;>Nominate a Scrum Half for each team. <li class=&quot;&quot;&quot;MsoNormal&quot;&quot;&quot;>There is no kicking in this game. <li class=&quot;&quot;&quot;MsoNormal&quot;&quot;&quot;>Normal laws of rugby apply e.g. a forward pass will result in the ball being turned over to the opposition. <li class=&quot;&quot;&quot;MsoNormal&quot;&quot;&quot;>If an attacking player is touched: they must go to ground, present the ball, two of their teammates ruck over (staying over the ball), and the Scrum Half moves the ball for the next phase of attack. <li class=&quot;&quot;&quot;MsoNormal&quot;&quot;&quot;>When you start playing this game make sure that the defence is employing your defensive pattern around the ruck. As the game develops consider telling the defenders that they must have one or more players at the back of the ruck, if they are not fast enough to do this - push them back 10 meters. <li class=&quot;&quot;&quot;MsoNormal&quot;&quot;&quot;>It’s important that defenders are employing their defensive pattern behind the primary defensive line. <li class=&quot;&quot;&quot;MsoNormal&quot;&quot;&quot;>Have attacking players do what they normally would at the ruck. <li class=&quot;&quot;&quot;MsoNormal&quot;&quot;&quot;>Depending on your goals decide on the number of touches you wish to allow e.g. unlimited is not a bad option as mistakes will be made! <li class=&quot;&quot;&quot;MsoNormal&quot;&quot;&quot;>When you feel the time is appropriate, usually during a ruck, blow you whistle and should FLIP IT – kicking in or throwing in a second ball to the back 3/2 defenders on the team currently in defence OR just kick it behind the defenders. The defensive team goes, without hesitation, into attack. The team that was attacking goes into defence and you or an assistant coach remove the other ball from play when you can. Ideally you might have two balls with different markings. <li class=&quot;&quot;&quot;MsoNormal&quot;&quot;&quot;>Don't hesitate to shape the game to focus on your session goals, and let us and other coaches know what worked for you!

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what are simple drills for touch rugby...to get ready?

what are simple drills for touch rugby...to get ready for the season?

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What is the current thinking regarding kickoff receiving alignment?

What is the current thinking regarding kickoff receiving alignment?

Gary Kent Coach, United States of America

where can I get an under 8 year program of training?

where can I get an under 8 year program of training or activities to introduce them to the game of Rugby?

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My U18s were refused a quick lineout?

My under 18 team tried to take a quick lineout with one attacker in the lineout and 2 defenders in the lineout. When he threw the ball to another attacker who was about 10metres behind the lineout he was told by the referee that the lineout had formed and could not take a quick penalty. What is the clarification of this as I always thought you had to have at least 2 players from each team in the lineout to say that the lineout had formed?

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what are the rules of tag rugby?

what are the rules of tag rugby?

Chris Mason Coach, England

ANYBODY GOT ANY DRILL FOR UNDER 6 RUGBY AS AN INTRODUCTION?

ANYBODY GOT ANY DRILL FOR UNDER 6 RUGBY AS AN INTRODUCTION TO THE GAME?

Garry Windle Coach, Wales

On the kickoff, the ball bounces over the touchline?

On the kickoff, the ball bounces over the touchline before it goes 10m. What is the following action or possible choices of action?

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Drill to help to teach backs how to check their line?

Drill to help to teach backs how to check their line up from defensive to attacking

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I'm 19 years old in Canada and have started a new rugby team?

I'm 19 years old in Canada and have started a new team. All the students that have signed up are new to the game and are about 14/15.. Any tips on how to introduce rugby to them?

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Hi, I'm required to coach the tight 5 to right wheel?

Hi, I'm required to coach the tight 5 to right wheel a scrum - yes, it's for an exam. I have researched it - including talking to forwards - and all of the sparse info out there describes unlawful techniques. I can make a stab at almost anything apart from this 'black art' as I have no references to use. Help!

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What are some simple drills for touch rugby?

Hi I am a new 19 year old coach, it is my first time coaching and currently am looking after a year 3/4 team for touch rugby. I was wondering if anyone could give me some simple drills to help build the students passing and spreading out skills for touch rugby

Zac Coach, New Zealand

what are the rules of touch rugby

what are the rules of touch rugby

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I have just started coaching touch at my school and?

I have just started coaching touch at my school and have been trying to find out about field positions. can anyone help me? i have only been doing drils at practice and now want to start having mini matches.

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Kick in general play, and bounce of ball

Hi, How do you kick the ball so that it bounces back towards you? Thanks!

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Can I and should I coach basic tackle skills to U8s?

Does anyone have a definitive answer to this question%3A can I coach basic tackling skills to U8s now, in preparation for next season, without falling foul of any RFU rules or regulations? Hugo

Hugo Norton-Taylor Coach, England

Blindside position - I'm new to the game and I'm not sure what to do?

This is my first year playing on a rugby team for my school, grade 9, im much smaller than everyone else but i run fast and can be strong. my position is the blind side wing, and i dont understand what im supposed to do. it seems like i just jog and stay far away, but i dont know what im supposed to do if someone from the opposite team comes near me and noone else is one them, am i supposed to tackle? i also have trouble tackling cause my arms dont rap fast enough when they run into me, any advice?

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what are the rules of touch ru...

what are the rules of touch rugby

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