Rugby Drill Demonstration


Introduction to/recap of safe and effective tackling.

Safety - Cheek to cheek, push over and land on top of opponent.

Effective - Tackle around knees/legs to stop opponent from moving.

Attacking - Low body position, protect ball, run at speed, charge with shoulder.

Coaching points

Progression 1 - attacker walks in to defender who starts on one knee with arm out ready to tackle.

Progression 2 - attacker jogs in to contact with defender standing upright but ready to tackle

Progression 3 - defender starts on try line, lineout throws the ball to attacker who then starts a competitive 1 v 1 trying to score

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