The "jackknife" is a method of presenting the ball when tackled. It involves a fast, dynamic movement designed to get the ball back towards your own team and away from the defenders. The following rugby drill illustrates the move.
It’s not always easy to get young players to embrace contact which is why we’ve spent so much time devising and testing contact drills that will help your players grow in confidence. Use them alongside our tackling drills to develop a team of players that are comfortable making and taking contact.