We love games!
There’s plenty to choose from here.
We have: Adaptive games, game scenarios, touch rugby games, mini games, small-sided games, warm up games.
From tackling to handling, all require decision-making under pressure.
So look out for handling games, tackling games, rucking games, kicking games and even fitness games.
in Rugby drills, Small-sided games
If you are nearing the end of a long hard season your players will be tired in all sorts of ways, physically and mentally. It’s not a good time to take on new ideas so small adjustments can make a big difference. MORE
in Contact, Rugby drills, Small-sided games
If the ball is on the ground, then players need to react, and react aggressively. This activity works on what happens immediately after the ball is won. MORE
in Small-sided games
Don't just play a game in training, make sense of it for you and your players. London Irish Academy Coach Development Officer, Rhys Davies develops "All Blacks touch". MORE
in Small-sided games, U10+
In this fast-paced game, teams have to retain possession in a small area and then try to raid the opposition box. It will develop communication, footwork, defence and passing skills. MORE
in Attack, Rugby coaching videos, Rugby drills, Small-sided games
We take a traditional 2 v 1 exercise and add in two elements, a random starting position for the defender and forcing the ball carrier to change their line twice. MORE
in Attack, Rugby coaching videos, Small-sided games
Use this continuous one minute game to put passing and decision-making under pressure. MORE
in Defence, Practice plans, Rugby drills, Small-sided games
Use this game-skill-game approach to develop your players tackling skills and game awareness of how to complete the tackle. It focuses on footwork and shoulder contact. MORE
in Kicking & Catching, Small-sided games
Running back a kick will be an important part of any team’s attacking play. Use this game to work on the chase and the kick-return in open play. MORE
in Rugby coaching, Small-sided games
Training using “game sense” helps players contextualise skills in a game situation. Ramp up these sessions further by making them “game tense”.
in Attack, Rugby drills, Small-sided games, Tackling
Every player needs the confidence to carry the ball against all shapes and sizes. Use this activity to give your players lots of opportunities to test out what works. Because the players will face lots of different opponents they can try out different techniques to beat the player in front of them. Some of these... MORE