EXPERT SESSIONS AND ADVICE FROM QUALIFIED AND EXPERIENCED GRASSROOTS RUGBY COACHES

Passing & Handling

Pick up and play – ideal for younger players

in Passing & Handling

The ball is often fumbled or passed poorly as players get used to handling. That means more ball on the ground. Help your players recover the ball and play away. A moving rugby ball isn’t an easy thing to pick up. And once gathered, the new ball carrier has to make decisions on what to do next. Use this session to work on techniques and options. MORE

How to improve and reinforce running from the deep 2

Runner from the deep

in Attack, Passing & Handling, Practice plans

The pace of the attacking line can be enhanced by a player entering from a deep position. The timing of this run comes from using lots of practices like the ones in this session. Players get to know the passing shapes of their team mates and so find it easier to read the running lines and get their timing right. MORE

Sparta 300: Touch & run and kick backs

in Core skills, Passing & Handling

Handling enhanced training with balls arriving in the player's hands from different directions, angles and speeds. Touch & run develops catching at angle on the move; kick backs develops tests the catcher's reaction a quicker, more random return pass. Aim to get up to 30 touches in a minute of each activity. MORE

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