Rugby: u8

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how to keep a defensive line f...

i currently help out with the coaching of the u7+u8 tag rugby but we are struggling to keep a defensive line can have anybody got any drills

jason halse Coach, Wales

U8 session plan for 2 hours | ...

Wanted some help guidance putting together u8 two hour session plan Asked using Sportplan Mobile App

Gary ward Coach, England

U8s staying on side and use of...

I am currently coaching an U8s tag team, is ther any drills to teach them to stay onside after a tag and to stay spread out as they seem to bunch very quickly

Tony Bunyan Coach, England

What is the best age to introduce contact?

I'm trying to work out what the best age is to introduce contact to children (tackling, mauling, rucking). I think learning early how to handle contact safely is very important, but at the same time, I want to make sure it is not too early. Are there any universal guidelines, or does it vary from national union to national union?

Dominic Rossi Coach, Canada

what is the best way to start 5 year olds running and?

what is the best way to start 5 year olds running and passing the ball as or before they are tagged?

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I am currently coaching under8's rugby in England which?

I am currently coaching under8's rugby in England which is 7 a side tag. Next year we are going into 9 a side contact and we wanted to start coaching our players the techniques of tackling and carrying the ball into contact towards the end of this season to prepare them for next season. We didnt carry this out as we were unsure what the RFU directive was regarding preparing for the step up. Some people say they were training their players and some people were not. Does anyone know the official line from the RFU whether or not you can train in contact or not

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RFU - proposed Mini's rule changes

RFU - proposed Mini's rule changes%3A All - just a quick straw poll%3A Have any CLUBS that you are aware of officially come out in SUPPORT of these changes? If not, have they come out officially rejecting the proposed changes, or are they adopting a "wait and see" attitude? Regards Stephe

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U8 going off their feet while making a tag. What are?

U8 going off their feet while making a tag. What are the laws and what are the guidlines for Referees and coaches?

richard bath Coach, England

I coach U8's and am looking for drills to get them?

I coach U8's and am looking for drills to get them used to tacking other players. They are fine using the tackle bags but are finding it difficult to get used to tackling players

Mark Thornton Coach, Northern Ireland

Will you please recomend some games for coaching u8?

Will you please recomend some games for coaching u8?

joao maia Coach, Portugal

Advice on how to play the game safely?

Good day, Firstly, I would like to introduce myself my name is Werner, I love rugby I still play every chance I get, we live in Western Australia. I help to coach my sons rugby team and have done so for the past two years U7 & U8’s at Mandurah Pirates Rugby Union Football Club and I must say the kids are having a ball. As the kids get more involved and need more input and advise on how to play the game safely I.E Defensive lines, Protecting the ball, Passing, Tackles, etc. I find myself researching more and more to find good coaching materials books, dvds anything to help me as a coach and ultimately the kids. Are there any step by step easy to follow drills that you could recommend us using, I prefer keeping it simple and basic with the youngsters. Regards, Wener.

Werner Rademan Coach, Australia

Under 8 coaching drill

Looking to plan a 1.5 hour session for under 8. Do you have any advice on specific under 8 rugby union drills

Scott Coach, England

U8 tag rugby team selection

Should I mix my best and worst rugby players in the team, or, divide them into similar skills and abilities? Asked using Sportplan on Mobile

George Dundon Coach, England

Can I and should I coach basic...

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

What is the best way to transf...

What is the best way to transfer tag rugby ability to contact rugby in 8-9 year olds? How can one best teach the basics of the breakdown?

Ed Bevan Coach, United Arab Emirates
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