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Agility - Tackle Bags
Drill to improve agility and speed. This drill requires players to change pace at speed and react to directions while making tackles.
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Ascending Attack
Attack and defense drill requiring effective catching and passing skills
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Attack Overload
Attack drill that creates an overlap for attackers to exploit. Designed for backs to create and attack space. Good for distributors vision and ball carriers option taking skills.
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Ball Contact - Support Play
Drill for players to hit into contact and the first support player to secure the ball and drive the player forward. Great way to develop correct technique.
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Ball Protection
Drill to increase players technique in maintaining possession and gaining possession in one on one contact situations.
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Building Offloading Options
Drill designed to increase players awareness of options they have in relation to offloading ball at contact play.
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Coaching Body Contact
Drill to aid training players to build confidence when taking ball into contact. Great to coach players on fine points of technique to improve their ball security.
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Counter Attack 2
Team drill to give everyone, but mainly the outside backs, practice at counter attack options and running lines.
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Defensive Line Drill
Drill to train players to keep alignment and space while working in a defensive pattern.
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Defensive pattern - Guard dogs
Defensive pattern that starts from the ruck, incorporating guard dogs to defend the fringes and the rest of the players setting from there. Effective system to base your defence around.
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Draw and Pass
Drill to give players an opportunity to practice drawing a defender before making the pass in a pressure situation.
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Evasive Running
Drill to give players opportunity to practice evasive running in confined space with opposition. Also improves defenders tackling technique and their manipulation of space.
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Evasive Running 2
Drill that requires players to run evasively and attempt to lose their partner with agility and footwork skills
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Five Pass Game
A fun game that will get players heart rates up while they perform passes, move into and around available space and opposition try to intercept the pass.
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Flow ball
Exercise for fast ball handling, requiring precision and accuracy under pressure
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Four Corners
Players in four even teams, ball goes between two opposite teams giving players a chance to work on communication, catching and passing. Drill has many variations and progressions to develop the skills of your team with.
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Four Corners - Contact
High frequency contact drill with players moving through a pressure zone before offloading ball to a player travelling in the opposite direction.
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Four Corners - Gates
Players in four groups, the ball goes between two opposite teams with players required to change running lines as they run with the ball and prior to receiving ball. Improve vision, footwork and handling.
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Four Corners - Passing
Players in four groups, running through a grid while performing long passes and changing direction when exercising variations.
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Four Man Defence Practice
Grid that has four men making match scenario live tackles.
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French Tackle and Release
Drill to develop tackling technique for defenders, and offloading in the tackle as well as support play for the attackers. Helpful to improve confidence offloading, and also to work on technique.
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Handling and Running
Drill to upskill players in running lines and creating space to beat defence
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Handling Skill Drill
Skill to get players passing quickly and effectively
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Kicking - Calling
Competitive game requiring players to kick accurately and call before receiving balls.
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Loose Ball Competition
Competitive game where pairs race to secure loose ball. Good to improve players confidence at diving for loose ball and to show them that this is a better way to secure the ball than kicking it.
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Passing - Draw and pass
Drill involving attackers against defenders, attackers have to draw and pass to beat defenders. Great way to improve this vital skill.
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Passing - Middle Runner
Catching and passing drill that works one player in particular. Improves their competence at passing off both hands at speed. Also gets the three players involved working hard.
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Passing Accuracy
Long passing drill that requires the players to pass accurately as their will be alot of other players running through their passing line. Great for ball skill confidence and communication skills.
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Seeing Space
Drill to help players see gaps in defensive lines and learn to exploit them
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Side on Tackling 1
Drill to get players tackling side on, with attackers practicing evasion skills. Will take some players out of their comfort zone and challenge them.
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Tackling - Continuous
Eight players with four working hard tackling endlessly. Fantastic fitness for the four working players, getting up off the ground and sprinting with purpose.
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Tackling - Individual Testing
Drill which places induviduals in a position where they have to make alot of tackles from a variety of angles.
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Tackling Pressure Drill
Drill to get players making a number of tackles in quick succession to replicate a game like situation
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Team Attack Hit and Spin Drill 1
Look for leading shoulder. Look for plant foot prior to contact Small power steps through contact.
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Team Attack/Defense Drill - Channel Running
Aim: To encourage channel running and offensive and defensive communication. The attackers try to read the defence and create space for other attackers to penetrate.
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Team Basic Pass Progression
Basic building and progression of passing technique, competence and confidence.
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Team Defensive Drill Rover Attacks - Number 3
In this drill, an attacking player can rove behind the attack line and penetrate where he wishes requiring the defence to adjust quickly and communicate who has responsibility for the penetrating player.
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Team Defensive Re-alignment Drill - Number 2
Blue team runs forward attacking space in redís defensive line.
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Team Defensive Slide Drill - Number 1
Defensive Contact Drill where defenders have to work hard to keep a pattern to their defensive effort.
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Team Drill Criss Cross Basic Passing Grid Drill 4
Aim: As a warmup drill to get hands and feet co-ordination going Player with ball to run across grid and pass to opposite player behind cone.
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Team Drill:Action Rugby
Attack and defence scenario drill to test attackers option taking ability and decision making skills using in the pass as well as defenders decision making skills to react to attack.
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Team Skill Drill - Passing-Quick Hands Drill 3
A good drill to encourage running in depth, quick transfer passing, realignment and communication between players
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Team Skill Drill Pass and Follow Basic Skills - Driill 1
Aim: To increase decision making when passing and catching the rugby ball. Players form a circle within the grid.
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Team Skill Drill Pick up and set down -Drill 2
Aim: To cleanly pick up the ball from the ground at pace. Balls are placed on the ground at cones 1 and 3.
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Unit attack and Defence
Drill to give backline units a chance for opposed attack, and 7 initially progressing to forward units a chance to work together defensively.
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Warm Up - Passing Grid
Grid to develop passing competency and warm up physically. Will test the players passing accuracy and concentration levels.
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Whistle Sprints
One on one drill where pairs chase and evade each other, reacting to the coaches instructions.
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