With few exceptions, there’s no point kicking simply to give possession away. If you are going to kick, be it a long punt or chip and chase, you have to execute the skill well.Your players must understand rugby kicking tactics and their roles within the game plan. The chances are they also need to improve […]
Kicking & Catching
It’s worth coaching rugby kicking skills as early as possible, even if your young players are not allowed to kick during games yet. By the time kicking is introduced into the game, the youngsters will have a well-developed set of core skills and a basic tactical understanding of when to kick. Use the following rugby coaching tips and drills to help. And, of course, any catching drills are going to be worthwhile as they’ll soon be faced with some up and unders too!
Kicking under pressure with a cross wind is a common situation for rugby players. Here are some good tips to maximise your kicking skills in these conditions.
Windy days can make kicking a lottery, but the following tips can help you use the wind to your advantage, even if it is against you.
For consistent results from goal kicking you need to kick the ball the same way every time. Players should develop routines they feel comfortable with and a key rugby coaching tip is to sing a song, hum or whistle just before the kick. This might sound mad but it modulates breathing and helps players relax […]
Use these rugby coaching tips and drill to get defenders on the back foot with some well-executed kick and chase moves.
Make hard ground work to your advantage with these three rugby coaching kicking secrets.
The kicking game is too often left to chance and the whim of the fly half. Here are some tips and tactics to broaden your options.
Check out the rules for kicking a try, there may be aspects of the law that even experienced coaches are unaware of.
A rugby coaching drill to help make kicking a first phase attacking option using the chip and chase kick.
Use these rugby coaching tips and drills to work on your team’s kicking game strategy – you can build one in thirty minutes with the following rugby coaching session.