Develop your players’ ability to get back to their feet quickly after making a tackle. This will improving the players’ understanding of the importance of getting back in the game as quickly as possible MORE
A tackle is not over until the ball carrier is on the ground and the tackler is getting back into the game. Your players need to understand the technical aspects of this.
By Sean Holley, former Bristol and Ospreys coach MORE
Continually assess the defence in contact situations and then adjust to breakthrough. By Eamonn Hogan MORE
The premise is simple: players (even the pro ones!) love games. And if the challenges are right, they will improve their skills and decision making faster than they would in a simple drill. MORE
Use this reaction, pass and chase game to improve your players' basic skills. The simple start can be developed into lots of different versions. You can set up lots of groups at the same time. MORE
In the third episode of the Rugby Coach Weekly Podcast, Dan talks to experienced grassroots coach and coach developer Ian Diddams about teaching scrummaging. MORE