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Don’t spend your time fretting over plays in training. Give your players the tools to attack and then let them find the best ways to use those tools. MORE
Develop the players’ understanding of when they can pass without looking at the receiver, using this simple exercise to embed the skills and communication needed.
Trick defenders and open up gaps in defences with angled runs and no-look passes.
Cones and ball
Note: Because the ball carrier wants to be as far forward in the corridor and not bump into the defender before they deliver the ball, they won’t be focused on the defender.
See how the passer (Ben Teo) doesn’t give away the intention of the pass, and looks to lift the ball into the space for the runner.
Like other disciplines, rugby has a jargon of its own. Unless the meanings are explained they can be meaning-less. That's why I've explained them in plain, simple English and with large, clear illustrations in my manual Rugby Tactics Made Simple. But not only that, you'll learn how to coach the tactics with my tips. If you’re new to coaching or prefer a more simple style this is a great, straightforward introduction to rugby tactics. "It highlights the key fundamentals of all aspects of play & gives coaches a good understanding of terminology and techniques at the highest level" - Richard Whiffin, assistant coach at London Irish MORE
Anxious about coaching rugby to children? Maybe you're already coaching, but sometimes struggling to get your points across at training? Perhaps you sometimes simply run out of preparation time? Possibly you're feeling your sessions are getting dull? Do you want a few new skills to boost your player's skills now? Or to help your players develop the techniques for seasons ahead? Maybe even the core skills for their whole rugby playing career? Here's the answer... MORE