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Kicking & Catching

Recover your own kick

in Core skills, Kicking & Catching

Kicking the ball doesn’t have to mean conceding possession. In the final part of our series on catching, we look at how to win back the ball from two main types of kick – the box kick and “chip and chase”. MORE

Cover and contest

in Kicking & Catching

Help your backs communicate, cover and then compete for the high ball under pressure. Creating match-like scenarios develops their ability to identify which areas to cover when receiving kicks. MORE

How to improve the kick chase game 2

Chasing the kick, no penalties

in Kicking & Catching, Practice plans

Any player may be in a position where he is chasing a kick and he finds either the opposition player jumping for the ball or sliding on to the ground to gather it. Here is a session to work on the best options to tackle the player and avoid conceding penalties. MORE

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