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Defensive Structures with Courtney Lawes

In this video Courtney Lawes takes you through a number of defensive systems and structures, outlining where each player has to go and what responsibilities they each have for their role. "The key with defence is to stay in your structure, follow the game plan and to maintain talking amongst the players."

Part 1. Defensive Structures   12:55 Member content

In this video Courtney Lawes takes you through a number of defensive systems and structures, outlining where each player has to go and what responsibilities they each have for their role. "The key with defence is to stay in your structure, follow the game plan and to maintain talking amongst the players."

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Course Part 1
Duration 12:55
Topics Defence Espanol
Applicable to Coaches   Players  
Languages English , Español

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Course reviews

muy bueno

Argentina

muy bueno. Excelente

Argentina

Good to remember about drifting on overlaps

New Zealand

muy bueno

Argentina

good basic defense. A must have

Romania

Brilliant. Helped alot. Thanks Courtney.

England

Loved the simple approach to this.

Great Britain & Northern Ireland

Enjoyed the video. Useful to see the defense structures and work through them.

England

Really like the way Courtney delivers this session.. nice and simple and straightforward.

England

Muy buenos ejercicios de estructura defensiva para mantener cubierto el interno y el externo. Gracias!!!

Argentina

Clear and well explain video

England

muy didactico el video, gracias¬°¬°

Argentina

The defense around a ruck or after a tackle can be made with the same number of players or outnumbered. Courtney Lawes shows how you should defend. Great video.

Italy

instructive , communication is essential , but even when you are in numerical inferiority

Argentina

Very good/clear. Not so good if your 10/12 etc can run the moves effectively to test the defence.

England

awesome video, great way to teach your players there roles around breakdown step by step.

New Zealand

I reckon Courtney Lawes would make an excellent coach when his playing days are over. Great enthusiasm.

Australia

Great Stuff, I coach a Junior side and our Senior Squad started using this last season with great success. I’ll be introducing it in my first Junior session tomorrow!

Canada

Courtney simplifies this defensive structure and gives examples of common threats and how to deal with them.

Great Britain & Northern Ireland

Very useful and practical advice.

Russia

Coupling this video with the Graham Henry video provides both a macro & microscopic view of the defensive structure.

USA

This was actually an eye opener for me as my defense lacked structure. On the last set were the boy’s shifted on the defense line I used a elastic rope tied to straps on the boy’s to help them shift as a unit. it worked like a bomb. Thanks guy’s

South Africa

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