Rugby Drill Demonstration


the station is set out to accommodate 15 players, 5 on contact shields 5 applying resistance for the resisted sprint and 5 performing the full drill

Coaching points

start with a resisted sprint, then turn around and perform 5x5 contact shield drives. Then turn around and perform a maximal intensity 20M sprint followed by a maximal effort sprint while side stepping through the cones as laid out in the diagram

Players should continually be active; they rest while they are holding the shields. After players have rested 2 sprints they should grab a contact shield and hold it for 2 drives before starting to perform the drill again


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