2 fun ways to work on evasion
Most young players have good natural agility skills so practise them often. The warm-up is the best place to play chasing games and here are two games that combine agility, fitness and fun.
High speed pop passes
By Ian Diddams, RFU coach tutor with over 20 years experience in coaching at grassroots level Overview Short, sharp passing in close proximity can prove effective not only in keeping the ball away from contact but also in defeating tightly packed defences. Set up You will need: A 20m x 5m channel Groups of five...
Rugby coaching drill to improve rucking skills
A rucking grid creates various challenges for the players to react to. It helps them concentrate on how to arrive "through the gate" and make a difference at the ruck.