1-2-3 Tackle Drill

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DESCRIPTION

Put a tackler in the middle of the cones and, to start with, a ball carrier 1m away.

The ball carrier starts by reacting to your signal to move left or right. He steps outside that cone and goes for the cone directly in front of him. The tackler steps forward and makes a side-on tackle.

Swap and repeat. After several goes, the ball carrier starts on the next set of cones back repeating the step to the side and then forward. Finally work off the back cones

 

COACHING POINTS

Demonstrate correct tackling technique.

Coaches look at tackling technique.

Low impact tackles.

Emphasise on technique.

Praise good technique (ALWAYS)

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