Work from left to right and back a number of times up a channel, aiming to keep possession and go forward at the same time.
It is a tactic that can be used to retain possession when running down the clock or to set up a drop goal. MORE
Encourage support players to be ready to follow the ball carrier through the line break, either to take an offload or if there is a clean break, ready to take the next pass.
Line breaks can be anywhere along the defensive line. Create scenarios for the players to react and support.
This quick to set-up game creates enough chaos to make the players think about their catch-and- pass skills under the sort of pressure they might be under in a real match.
Getting players used to using “soft hands” will result in more catches and greater continuity. MORE
If our players communicated more effectively, then the ball carrier would know when to pass or when to take contact.
Create more opportunities for this to happen by making it matter. The best exercises provide chances for players to see the value in calling for the ball.
Here are four good activities to use. MORE