Rugby Drill Demonstration

Description

The two teams are named Oranges (A) and Apples (D).


The coach calls either Oranges or Apples.


If Apples then the D must run to their safe zone without being
tagged by A.

 

Variations/Progressions
Starting positions can be varied, start lying on the ground, facing
each other, facing away, sitting down etc...

Coaching points

Coaching Points
Ball carrier
· Carry the ball in two hands
· Run forward
· Lower centre of gravity (body height) and shorten strides when
changing direction
· Use fast feet to run into space
Tracking
· Deny time and space by moving forward quickly
· Lower centre of gravity
· Look forward at the target, hands up
· Make sure the players make a two handed 'Walla’ tag
Tagging
· Place lead foot in close to the ball carrier
· Head to side or behind when making a tag

Oranges and ApplesPractices for JuniorsRugby Drills Coaching