48 Rugby Skills Games gives you a wide variety of skills games to recreate match like conditions in training and build pressure. Games are recognised throughout all levels of rugby as one of the most effective means of building skills in a way that translates into matches.
Keep playing, and coaching, fun with these skills games. We cover all areas of the game so whatever areas you need to work on there’s a skills game to fit. All the games in 48 Rugby Skills games are designed to be:
Competitive: Tries are scored and points awarded. Players have to work hard to win.
Relevant: Letting you practise under match conditions, at an intensity you can control.
Easy for you to set up: You only need a ball and a few players.
Active: All players are active and involved in both attack and defence.
Outcome focused: Concentrate on the result – winning more matches.
Energetic: Introduce fitness and footwork into your training.
Promote teamwork: Foster team spirit and motivate the players.
In addition, the games are fun to participate in, watch and coach… and no referee is needed!
The games in 48 Rugby Skills Games cover the range of attacking and defending skills, to help your players improve your:
- Passing & handling
- Support play
- Kick & recovery
- Attacking as a team
- Defending as a team
The games are all competitive, with clearly defined objectives and scoring systems. They are divided into 3 categories:
- Small-sided games
- Conditioned games
- Game situations
Designed for all players, whatever their skills levels, 48 Rugby Skills Games is a useful resource for any coach who wants to replicate match-like conditions in their training sessions.