Kicking & Catching

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

How to secure kick offs 3

Catching the kick off

in Kicking & Catching, Practice plans

A clean catch from the kick off can be a defining moment in the game. Whether it’s at the start of the half or after a score, it can have a massive psychological effect on the team. Your catchers, most likely the forwards, need to practise receiving a kick off under pressure and in the air. MORE

8 steps to perfect goal kicking

in Kicking & Catching, Tips

You can’t expect to strike a ball like Jonny Wilkinson or Johnny Sexton – but that shouldn’t stop you trying. Use these great tips from world-class kicking guru Dave Alred to raise your team’s percentages off the tee… MORE

Attack backers

in Kicking & Catching, Practice plans

There will always be poor kicks for your team to return or chase. This session works on running and/or kicking the ball back with purpose as well as thinking about what the defence might do to counter this. MORE

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