Rugby Drill Demonstration


One on One tackling - Key points

Keep ‘eyes up’ looking at the ball carrier to keep head in the correct position
Track the movement of the ball carrier and get their same foot as shoulder (right foot, right shoulder) close enough to make the tackle
Prepare for contact - adopting a body position that is strong, stable and low
Position their head behind or to one side of the ball carrier (never position the head in front of the ball carrier)
Hit with the shoulder and wrap the arms and lock on and drive to ground Release the tackled player, get back to their feet immediately and contest for possession

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