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The Frontal Tackle with Wayne Smith

The last in the series, the aim of the frontal tackle is to turn defence into attack. A key element for getting dominance in the tackle is making sure that you are getting the same foot and same shoulder forward into the collision. This will generate good leg drive through the tackle and drive the ball carrier back behind the gain line. As the tackler, the closer in you get to the ball carrier, the more chance you have of achieving this.

Part 1. The Frontal Tackle   18:45 Member content

Wayne Smith takes us through the key features of executing great front on tackles. No matter if you are smallest player on the park, you need to know how to handle some one running straight at you.

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Course Part 1
Extras Includes a companion PDF
Duration 18:45
Topics Tackling
Applicable to Coaches  
Languages English , Español

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Course reviews

Love Wayne Smith’s tackling coaching…simple tweaks that you can use from day 1 of contact (U9s).

England

Great.. Appreciate the progression from a drill to a game situation

Kenya

love it !!!

Australia

Excelente una fragmentaciòn perfecta de la técnica del tackle. Gran coach Wayne Smith

Argentina

Excellent session

England

I like the idea of inside defender identifying/anticipating the tackle in the channel next to him, he has a great opportunity to steal ball.

USA

A brilliant explanation with all the basic skills, the interpretation of the laws of the game to finish were very helpful, 4 feet against 2, is something I will remember.

France

Interessante spiegazione delle basi nel placcaggio, credo che le utilizzerò nella formazione dei tecnici anche nelle categorie Mini Rugby.

Italy

Great video. Good to see different tackle types and how tos.

New Zealand

very well explained i like

Georgia

Great coaching – clear progression of technical aspects of the tackle with excellent personalised feedback for the players.

Argentina

excellent

USA

Wayne Smith is spot on as usual

Venezuela

Another excellent video from Wayne, clear and informative. Rugby Site has certainly helped develop my coaching. Wayne Smith best in the business, any chance of getting Dave Rennie to join your ranks!!

England

la progresion esperfecta y lograria a mas de mejorar la tecnica disminuir los miedos en lo chicos

Argentina

muy bueno excelente

Peru

Excelente explicación, es muy progresiva y a su vez contundente en sus fundamentos

Spain

muy instructivo realmente eficaz

Argentina

Hi im going on a level 3 coaching course and bring back the tackling basics is going to help me

Ireland

Very simple to follow. Shows specific safety issues and takes a slow approach to create a confident tackler.

USA

a great video

Georgia

I am Italian and I have difficulty to understand what you say in the movies, it would be useful to continue to put subtitles in Spanish but also in English. The movies are all interesting.

Italy

Love having the companion PDF to take along to practice. I am a first year coach and the rugby site has been more than helpful.

USA

translation ( in spanish) will be welcomed at the bottom of the video, other than that, the content is excellent as always.

Argentina

Outstanding as always

England

When will be available in spanish ?

Brazil

Dears, I cannot see the latest three videos, would you pls. take a look to the configurations/settings for Argentina, and no ones were translated (subtitled) into Spanish language yet, maybe the issue is there, since I can see all other videos and those are subtitled. Thx. Regards.

Argentina

Another session where Wayne reduces the complex to the simple with a superb eye for good technique and attention to detail.

USA

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