Rugby drills

This season, never hunt around for a fresh rugby drill again, find activities to help you train all the skills your players need in Rugby Coach Weekly.

Get proven and easy to use drills for all groups and abilities and to coach all rugby skills with Rugby Coach Weekly. As a coach, it is your job to give your team the skills and technique to be great players.

The rugby drills in this section will help you coach your players in the core skills of the game. We’ll tell you what to look out for, how to get the ideas over to your players, and we’ll give you games and exercises to really power-up their skills.

Drills by skill

Drills by age group

Out of the blocks

in Defence, Rugby drills

Organisation and line speed are the foundations of an offensive defence. This activity develops the lines of running, communication and speed to put pressure on the attack. MORE

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Feet for good ‘D’

in Defence, Practice plans

Good defensive systems need organisation and communication, and quick line speed. You can only close down effectively with these three elements. For the player it all starts from a good foot position. This session gives the player the right set up to make better decisions when he is defending. MORE

9-10 combinations

in Attack, Rugby drills

Build up the relationship between 9 and 10 as the fly half assesses his options and takes the pass from 9 ready to release players around him. Your 10 needs to understand the strength, speed and height of the passes from his 9 so he can adjust his own running lines and distance from his partner. MORE

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Danish long ball

in Footwork and evasion, Passing & Handling, Practice plans

Help your players discover the power of passing and evasion under pressure with this game. “Danish long ball” can be used to trigger lots of skills exercises, with players returning to the game afterwards. For instance you could work on long passing, sidestepping or communication in between bouts of play. MORE

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