Rucking & Mauling

Ruck fatigue

in Rucking & Mauling

Can your team ruck for 20 phases? It’s not a common scenario, but challenge them in training to maintain the skill execution and accuracy for this type of ball retention. If your team can concentrate for 20 continuous phases, it will mean that your normal multi-phase rugby will be much easier to execute. MORE

How to improve rucking 2

Ruck, ruck, ruck

in Practice plans, Rucking & Mauling

Get rucking. This session will make your players ruck more than they will in a game, so they will be more than match ready. They will have to ruck fast, efficiently and when they are tired. The session takes place in a square, so players cannot arrive from the wrong angle or side. MORE

How to position in rucks 3

Planes taking off

in Practice plans, Rucking & Mauling

Safe rucking equals good rucking. This session helps players get the idea that arriving at the ruck with a good body position will give them more power at the contact and will keep them on their feet. This low to high movement is like a plane taking off. MORE

Baby Black ruck decision making

in Rucking & Mauling, Rugby drills

Make quick, accurate decisions at the ruck with the role of the first support player based on the incoming threat from the nearest defender. The first support player has to judge the tackle situation to decide on his role. This is best trained through game-like activities where there are lots of possible outcomes. MORE

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