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VIDEO: Pre-season contact skills

in Contact, Pre-season, Rugby drills

Bernard Jackman, formerly head coach at the Dragons in the Pro14, takes an indoor contact session when he was coaching at Grenoble. The players are working on contact skills and ball presentation. The randomness of the initial contact and the surprise element means the players have to make multiple decisions to be win or retain the ball. MORE

VIDEO: 2 v 1 defence constraint

in Defence, Rugby drills

The Jordanian Sevens team practise a 2 v 1 at the end of their session. They are experimenting with a constraint where the defender isn't allowed to come further forward than a certain line. What can the defender do differently? MORE

VIDEO: Skills zone pop and offload exercise

in Passing & Handling

Use this simple activity as a breakout from games of touch rugby to work on your team’s pop passing skills and offloading from the ground.   THE SKILLS Handling and close support HOW TO DO IT Put a column of up to eight players in front of two cones, slightly offset, no more than 5m... MORE

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