Breakdown Skills Series with Josh Syms
Watch Josh cover the topic of The Breakdown.
Part 1. Josh Syms Interview 18:47 Free video
Watch Josh Syms talk to our Producer, Warren about his background and insights. Enjoy!
Part 3. Attacking Ball Breakdown (Fog) Fight on the Ground 16:59 Member content
In this video, we hear from Josh as he starts introducing drills to help you develop the skill to win the 'fight' at the breakdown. Enjoy! Play video
Part 4. Defensive Breakdown Slowing & Stealing Ball 17:06 Member content
Watch Josh in his latest video on fight at the breakdown. Enjoy! Play video
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Geoff New Zealand
Great stuff Cheers
Shaun Sheppard England
Right up there with the very best coaches on this site
Justin Trollip Australia
very considered and great detail. Drills are very relevant and ‘deliverable’
John Kelly Ireland
Absolutely chock full of articulate and useable drills to help with the breakdown. The u18s on Thursday will love It! Thank you, Josh.
Harry Poi Australia
Great… Will add trace as an extention to our hip pop drill… and add to our awareness of space drills at the breakdown… thanx…
Gary Hendler England
This is a very clear demo which is easy to follow including fresh explanations as to what players can do more of to win or keep the ball…excellent thank you!
Carter Croft England
Very good, I enjoyed it and will use these techniques.
David Forsgate Indonesia
Very useful drills and clearly explained from Josh, will use at training tomorrow!
Hamish Webb England
Fantastic session. Far too many young players want to present the ball too quickly rather than fight to provide good ball. THE most important player in a breakdown is the ball carrier.
iharaira sinnott France
Great videos tugbys still a simple game and creating relationships. great interveiw great mindset drills & primers . def knows his stuff around the contact area
Clive Cashell Great Britain & Northern Ireland
Some good technical detail from Josh around the breakdown and good to see that he also identified safety points as well
Chris Collins Australia
Excellent presentation very clear and concise application of biomechanics to the breakdown
Dave Flynn Argentina
Excellent stuff, pitched at a good level for all standards of player to appreciate the message and some really handy coaching pointers
Sebastian Suarez Argentina
Muy pero muy buenos ejercicios hace mucho que no subían ejercicios de este tipo. Ojalá lo empiecen a hacer mas seguido. Los felicito !!!!
Very efficient drills for working on strong body position.
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