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Bismarck du Plessis - Lineout Throw with Bismarck du Plessis

South African International Bismarck Du Plessis is recognised globally as one of the most powerful and effective forwards in the modern game. He combines great physical strength on and off the ball and immense drive and work on and off the field. Bismarck holds the Springbok record for most tests with a brother (Springbok prop Jannie du Plessis) and is also the Springboks top try scorer as a hooker, with 9 tries to his name.

Part 1. Bismarck du Plessis - Getting to feet and contest for ball   8:01 Member content

Bismarck shares with you the physical techniques and the mindset required to win the battle at the breakdown. Taking you through a range of activities that will help your team win the contest for possession as well as being the most powerful and effective opposition clearers. These are the activities he uses and trains every day.

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Part 2. Bismarck du Plessis: Breakdown - clean out work 9:15 Member content

Bismarck shares with you the physical techniques and the mindset required to win the battle at the breakdown. Taking you through a range of activities that will help your team win the contest for possession as well as being the most powerful and effective opposition clearers. These are the activities he uses and trains every day. Play video

Part 3. Bismarck du Plessis - Lineout Throw 3:47 Member content

Here Bismarck du Plessis isolates the technique of lineout throwing. Looking at grip, follow through, finish and hitting your target at the lineout. Watch Bismarck demonstrate his throw execution from hours of dedicated practice of a skill that requires daily repetition to achieve consistency. Play video

Course Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
Duration 21:03
Topics Breakdown Player Programme Set Piece
Applicable to Coaches   Players   Others  
Languages English

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Course reviews

All the rugby site content is so high quality and when you explain to the boys that this is the way Bismarck du Pleases does it there’s no argument!

England

Excellent detail on the technical aspects of the throw-in!

USA

Wow. What a machine.

Australia

Great technical details from a true legend of the game!

England

Loved it! I’m going to show it to my coach at our next practice and have my team start working on it!

Canada

Very frustrating because I cannot watch a number of the videos,especially those of Sam Warburton and Bismarck du Plessis.

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