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Eddie Jones on Breakdown Series with Eddie Jones

Eddie Jones has had an extensive coaching career holding roles with teams including the Brumbies, Reds, Saracens, Australia, South Africa and most recently Suntory. Following on from successfully leading the ACT Brumbies to their first Super 12 title in 2001 Jones took charge of the Wallabies for the 2003 World Cup on home soil, and fell at the final hurdle as his side were defeated in extra time of the final by Clive Woodward’s England. He continued on as coach until 2005, when his contract was terminated following a wretched run of results. From here Jones had a stint in an advisory capacity with English side Saracens and in 2007 was then appointed Queensland Reds coach. He then turned his back on coaching Australia again when he signed in an advisory role with South Africa working closely with head coach Jake White, securing the 2007 World Cup. After the World Cup Jones took up a full time position back at Saracens as director of rugby but left in 2009 for a role with Japanese side Suntory.

Part 1. Eddie Jones Promo   0:27 Free video

Hear from Eddie talk about his upcoming video releases, exclusive to TRS!

 

Part 2. Eddie Jones Decision making at the breakdown 19:46 Member content

You've asked and we've listened - hear more from Eddie talk about decision making at the breakdown. As usual, we welcome your feedback. Enjoy! Play video

Part 3. Eddie Jones Body position breakdown drill 8:00 Member content

It’s very important that every player in the team has the same breakdown skills, this means the ball carrier having responsibility for the ball, winning the contact and presenting the ball well while the 2nd man is to either win the space or take away the threat. This is a drill that the great George Smith does regularly after training to work on his body position at the breakdown. We will focus on making sure you keep your chest low as you go forward over the breakdown and then cleaning the threat out quickly. Play video

Part 4. Eddie Jones Number 9 Running 14:28 Member content

Watch Eddie's latest video on number 9 running the ball here... Play video

Course Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4
Extras Includes a companion PDF
Duration 42:01
Topics Coaches Corner Breakdown
Applicable to Coaches   Players  
Languages English

Click on CC button at top left of video for other translation options.

Course reviews

simple basics clear and simple gives you understanding about your roles also

France

Awesome stuff as usual from Eddie. Would love to see a fully live drill to observe the impact on decision making when the attacking team doesn’t necessarily win the initial collision.

Great Britain & Northern Ireland

Really terrific set, technically and tactically

England

muy bueno!!!!!

Argentina

Great training with excellent technique,well explained and demostrated

South Africa

I can highly recommend this drill and can’t emphasise enough what eddie says: “every player in the team should have the same breakdown skills”. essential viewing. p.s the music in this one not as good as the music in Wayne Smith’s videos.

Australia

Great series of drills. Progress all towards game play. Players and coaches can only improve.

Great Britain & Northern Ireland

Another great delivery from Eddie – nice key points, well explained in a clear and concise manner.

Wales

How can i have cc in spanish?

Colombia

Super session, love to see more from Eddie Jones

Great Britain & Northern Ireland

Appreciated! Where can I find that “score the try” first concept in going INTO a tackle?

USA

Good stuff – all on display from the Japan team against SA!

Coaching correct technique is one thing, but teaching the correct decision making skills is tough. This vid gives useful conditioned micro games to develop those skills

Great Britain & Northern Ireland

today 20 aug 15 this video “Eddie Jones on Breakdown Series” is’nt available. When will is possible to watch it?

Italy

great stuff, good tips and better having more involved as part of the decision making is whether to join or not

New Zealand

Great cues for coaches, “Head up chest down” and “second fight”. Liked the video spotlit replay highlighting the coaching points

Canada

when you think the video to traslate in spanish ?

Brazil

Ever since I used the term never exposed your chest to my team it has been very successful rucks at every game. Thanks Eddie

Canada

subtitulado en español

Argentina

NO PUEDO VER EL VIDEO DE EDDIE JONES, BREAKDOWN SERIES,PASA LO MISMO CON OTROS CURSOS MAS

Argentina

POR FAVOR, TRADUZCAN AL ESPAÑOL GRACIAS

Argentina

I am unable to get this video to work like others?

Australia

While a lot of the concepts are familiar, it’s Eddie’s coaching cues that really resonate with me e.g. “head up, chest down”,“second fight”. I also really like his simple clarifications of each player’s roles and responsibilities in the contest for the ball. Dave Robinson, Queensland

Australia

Great decision making drill for players to learn the art of whether they are needed at a ruck or they are more beneficial to the team going something else.

Wales

Another superb video from Eddie explained & coached perfectly especially the “2nd fight” to post the ball. Excellent!!

Great Britain & Northern Ireland

Very good video, particularly the concept of not exposing your chest when you are the first man over the ball.

USA

Good video by Eddie. Showing us how to get players making good breakdown decisions.

New Zealand

Good job Eddie. Bringing some vital mental activity and real learning into the game.

South Africa

Excellent session. shows very simply the decision making of the 2nd and 3rd man into the ruck, importance of body height at the breakdown.

Australia

Simple & effective- just how the game ought to be coached!

England

Excellent session from Eddie on the breakdown, simple and precise.

England

Brilliant video makes the whole thing look so simple.

England

Brilliant!!

South Africa

Eddie is exactly right in his assessment, we never stop learning, when you do your time is over.

France

More Eddie Jones!

USA

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