Collapsing in the tackle is a problem for an attacking team. It gives the defence more opportunity to steal or slow down the ball because it is more difficult for support players to get in behind the ball carrier. Use this session to build understanding of how to keep going forward in the tackle. MORE
How to run the Defence zone activity
Talking with experienced grassroots coach Chris Sweetapple, we look at a recent session he’s run using a Rugby Coach Weekly activity. This episode is about “defence zone” which was the game activity as part of the practice plan, Standing in the tackle.
We also discuss, and not necessarily agree (!) on the following questions: “Who are we doing this for?” and “How do development and results coaches get along?”
This session comes from Standing in the Tackle