Young rugby players fall into two camps – those who won’t tackle, and those who think they can tackle. Expanding on your Rugby Ready course, The Contact Academy DVD is the ideal resource for coaching full contact rugby to 8-10 year olds.
Through a mixture of games and drills, the DVD is packed with new ways to introduce the basics of contact. Covering tackling, rucking and mauling, it is describes the whole coaching process, from setting up the exercises to interacting with the players.
With key coaching tips and fresh ideas throughout, The Contact Academy DVD is for any coach looking to introduce children to their first season of full contact rugby.
Running time: 55 minutes.
This book is available as:
Ebook: We'll give you a link you can use to download and read your book on any device
Printed book: A spiral bound hard copy, we'll send to you in the post
Ebook + Printed book: The best of both formats at a discounted price
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Printed book: If you are in the UK please allow up to 9 days to receive your copy, Europe up to 14 days, Rest of World up to 18 days. In most cases you'll receive your copy earlier, but sometimes our deliveries are subject to Customs and Excise checks, and these may cause a delay
Dan is a practising RFU Level 3 coach and WRU Course Leader. He is currently the Head Coach of Swansea Schools U15 and has previously held coaching roles with the Young Ospreys Academy and was Assistant Coach on the Wales Women's Team for the 2010 World Cup.