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Attack

Rugby attack patterns are used to get your players to make the most of the attacking opportunities that come their way during a game. In these attacking drills I look at ways to create chances for your attackers, rugby games that will sharpen their reactions near the try line, and tips on how to coach your attackers to be try-machines.

Stop us being too flat in attack

in Ask Dan, Attack, Defence, Rugby coaching, Rugby drills

  Q  How can you improve players’ alignment to stop them getting too flat, so they attack with pace.  Nick Howe, St Paul’s School, U13s A  While you can drill alignment, it rarely transfers into matches. That’s because players don’t sense the context and therefore, when they reach the same situations in matches, they don’t... MORE

Small area adaptive games

in Attack, Rugby drills, Small-sided games

Not much room, only one floodlight working or find yourself in the local gym hall? No worries, try out these adaptive games. By Dan Cottrell   Latch touch Challenge Score tries. Set up A 15m box (or whatever space you have). How to play > Even numbered teams of no more than 8 a side. >... MORE



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