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Coming Soon - Warren Gatland: Clear out (Removing the Threat) Posted almost 3 years ago

Warren Gatland was this week named the BBC’s ’Coach of the Year and signed a new contract with Wales to go beyond the 2019 RWC. We thought we better give you some more of the man of the moment. In this 25min session on how to remove the opposition threat at the breakdown, Gatland covers clear out technique and demonstrates progressive drills to improve your chances of winning those all important collisions.

Here’s what Warren says: “This is about contact technique, it’s not something that needs to be done at a hundred miles an hour, a low tempo, low impact approach will help give your players confidence. Once your players have gained a bit of confidence and belief in their technique, you can up the tempo and intensity so when it comes to the game, they can do it naturally.”

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Holding the record for the most games played for Waikato, Warren was first selected as an All Black in 1988. However Gatland has had his greatest impact on the game as a coach. He is the current head coach of the Wales national team and also the head coach for the 2013 British and Irish Lions tour of Australia.

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