EXPERT SESSIONS AND ADVICE FROM QUALIFIED AND EXPERIENCED GRASSROOTS RUGBY COACHES

A science-based approach to better and safer tackling

In this podcast, top rugby scientist Dr Sharief Hendricks outlines his research team’s findings on tackling.

He says that, through in-depth video analysis, they have found:

  • The key attributes to a safe and effective tackle.
  • A step-by-step method of coaching that tackle.

He tell us that:

  • The best tackles are both powerful and safe.
  • That technical understanding by coaches is the biggest barrier to progression.
  • Tackle pads have a limited role to play in tackle progression.
  • That you can improve tackling with the right conditioning.

You can read more about his work at:

Rugbyscientists.com

And follow him on Twitter

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