Backs moves

From my experience even basic backs moves, like a miss pass, loop or switch, need careful consideration. Not least because there are crucial variations you can make to suit your team’s strengths. During the match the players then have to understand the purpose of the move – why this move here and now? Use the backs moves below to turn your back row into a deadly attacking force.

How should you practice backs moves?

How should you practice backs moves?

By Paul Tyler, Scottish Rugby Union level 3 qualified coach, former SRU rugby development officer and a qualified referee Overview Use this four-option backs move to develop more than one attacking threat from a set piece play. Set up Use half or a full pitch and a full set of backs, with at least four […]

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Work on 9-10 communication

Work on 9-10 communication

From Rugby Coach Weekly Use this Boland Cavaliers 9-10 passing exercise to work on your half back link. The South African team’s activity is designed to fatigue the 9 so he has to concentrate on accuracy. Why use it The 9 can perfect the sweep ball to 10 who is constantly changing his distance to […]

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