Need to inject some new ideas in training. Sometimes the old games have run their course. Well, for the time being anyway. Here are some fun games which are quick to set-up and, with few rules, give the players new challenges. Though they are primarily aimed at mini-tag, you can easily adapt them for older players. I think you find the energy generated quite uplifting. MORE
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There are over 3,000 different pages of content on this site. Here’s a guide of where to start if you want to solve the following problems:
- Just started out as a coach
- Need fresh ideas
- Coaching young players
- Want different training methods
- Are keen to explore small-sided games
Plus loads of video content to support your coaching.
1. Just started out as a coach
Your first session? Keep it simple. Play some age-appropriate games to get the session going.
And if you are coaching young players, go to the age group tag from the menu.
2. Need fresh ideas
All our latest activities are produced on the right hand side.
But if you want some for handling, then go to:
Or tackling, then
And if you want some games to try out
3. Coaching young players
Our Easi-coach curriculum is a great place to start.
For a guide to coaching under 8s, click here.
For a guide to coaching under 9s, click here.
For a guide to coaching under 10s, click here.
4. Want different training methods
Our team management section has lots of different ideas on how to coaching your team, whatever shape or size they are.
Here are some examples:
5. Are keen to explore small-sided games in training
Here are some great small-sided games to help develop skills, teamwork and tactics. And, of course, what player doesn’t love to play games.
Here are some ideas on games and how to include them in your sessions:
Or just click on the Rugby Drills tab in the menu and go to small-sided games to see our huge selection.
Our library expands every week…
Or try out