EXPERT SESSIONS AND ADVICE FROM QUALIFIED AND EXPERIENCED GRASSROOTS RUGBY COACHES

Contest possession

Time: 30 | Age groups: U12-U16, U17+

This class will help your players master the basic tactics and skills associated with Contest Possession, one of the Defensive Principles of Play.

Aims and outcomes

Players will understand:

  • How contesting possession fits into the principles of play
  • What is meant by contesting possession
  • Ways to contest possession
  • Skills to contest possession

The team will benefit from:

  • Understanding why they focus on certain skills and tactics in training
  • Knowing how to attack more effectively in a game situation

What you'll need

Different class types required different resources. This table sets out what we think you'll need in each scenario, but feel free to amend it if you find something that works for you.

Lesson plan Slides Presentation notes Handout Online course Quiz Activities
Online class Y Y Y Y Y Y
Offline class Y Y Y Y Y
Before training Y Y
During training Y Y

Resources

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If two files appear in the "Slides" section, one will have embedded videos, the other is a smaller file with links to videos hosted on YouTube.

File Download
Lesson Plan
Slides
Presentation notes
Handout
Quiz
Certificate

Activities

When you've delivered the class you'll want to embed the learning with some practical activities. We recommend trying some or all of the activities below in your coaching sessions to put the theory into practice.

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