EXPERT SESSIONS AND ADVICE FROM QUALIFIED AND EXPERIENCED GRASSROOTS RUGBY COACHES

VIDEO: Starburst adaptive game

Use this game to develop decision-making skills and team-working. It also offers creative solutions to players.

 

  1. Put four attackers in the middle, facing inwards, holding a ball. They can be as close together as they want. They can also circle.
  2. Put four defenders about 5m away from the circle. Depending on the pressure you want to exert, they can be closer or further away.
  3. When the attackers “burst”, they aim to score over any point at the edge of the box. They can pass and run in any direction.
  4. To score, the ball carrier must be carrying the ball when they go over the line.
  5. The defenders aim to touch the ball carrier to win.

PROGRESSIONS

  • The defenders win by bringing the ball carrier to ground.
  • The defenders win by grabbing and holding the ball for more than three seconds (promoting possible mauling outcomes).
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