Rugby Drill Demonstration

Description

Improving scrum halfs box kick.

Coaching points

Make sure you set up a ruck site, so its more realistic.

 

TECHNIQUE

EYES AND HANDS

- Keep eyes on ball. 

- Fingers spread faceing the direction of the ball, to ensure quick ball placement and ball drop onto foot. 

 

BALANCE

- Focus on dropping ball at correct angle and height.

- Poorly balanced leads to poor kick. 

- Ensure player engages core from beginning. 

 

BALL STRIKE

- Make contact with the ball low down, more power transfered into ball. 

- If foot makes contact higher up less power. 

- Ensure foot is flexed, gives strong platform. 

 

TRAJECTORY

- Foot must make contact with nose of the ball. This is where the foot transvers most power. 

- By kicking the ball at this point the kicker can control the ball and create back spin.

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