Attack-Defence alignment reaction

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DESCRIPTION

2 groups work in attack an defence. Ball is placed on red yellow and white cones. Coach calls a colour and either 1 or 2. Number called denotes attack group. Other group react in to defensive alignment. attack  align of colour called with 3 forwards in ruck attack position. Scrum half passes to 10 who attacks forwards followed with fast hands along backs as they attack. Meanwhile defensive group align against stackers sbd actively defend with concentration on  speed and  defence

COACHING POINTS

looking for

attack/defence group alignment

attack speed 

defensive line speed

reaction

Scanning and communication

 

can move drill on by increasing level of contact. Contesting ruck and thereby forcing reaction dependent on which group wins ball. Run a second phase of initial phase. Concentrate on either blitz  or drift defence

 

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