Rugby Drill Demonstration


A fun warm-up or warm down game for all age grades

Coaching points

Pair the players up by size.

Number each pair 1 & 2

Number 1s form a circle with their partner standing behind them.

On the coach's call of GO, 2s run around the outside of the circle while 1s perform an exercise. 2s must not overtake each other.

When the coach calls SADDLE UP, 2s must run round the circle back to their partner and jump on their back. Emphasise to 1s that they must brace ready to take their partner's weight.

Last pair to be saddled up (stationary, with both of rider's feet off the ground) performs a forfeit.

Change places and repeat.


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