Making a Sympathetic Pass - All with The Rugby Site
Experienced Australian rugby coach and educator Peter Koen is on Australia's Gold Coast with the local Eagles club U16s players. In this series, Peter introduces the players to a 'Sympathetic Pass'.
Part 1. Making a Sympathetic Pass 11:00 Free video
A ‘gentle’ pass inside 2-3 metres TO your teammate not THROUGH them.
Experienced Australian rugby coach and educator Peter Koen is on Australia’s Gold Coast with the local Eagles club U16s players.
In this series, Peter introduces the players to a ‘Sympathetic Pass’.
Note: Not a pass is dropped in the making of the video.
Part 2. Making the Sympathetic Pass Stick 13:08 Member content
As experienced Australian coach Peter Koen progresses his Sympathetic Catch and Pass series his focus is on positive improvement with his Gold Coast Eagles players.
The drill progression is not complicated but the messaging around it is key – always explaining the ‘why’ to the players and compliment the good executionPlay video
Part 3. Ruck Defence and Challenging your Players 13:10 Member content
Understand what you are doing first so you can then improve it
This was experienced Australian coach Peter Koen objective with his final Gold Coast Eagles U16 players session.
Using a Ruck D drill as the base activity, Peter challenges the players understanding of what they were doing rather than just focusing on the execution of the skill.
Try it at your next training (all ages) – you might be surprised what your players know.Play video
|Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
|Catch and Pass Defence
|Coaches Players Youths, ands, highs, and schools
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Giacomo Preo Italy
Simple but very interesting! Thanks Peter
Epeli Davetawalu Arabian Gulf
Very simple and great drills. Building up good habits in passing and squaring up in attacking. Great coaching with depth of experience. Thanks Peter
Guy McKim Canada
Really appreciate the simplicity of the progression and the reminder to us as coaches to help players start with good technique or to help veterans get better. thanks
Aart Jongejans Netherlands
Great stuff, even with senior players, I am using it, its hard though, for years they have been learning bad habits….
Edwin Silkstone England
Good introduction to improving the catch-pass technique in one movement
Viorel Popescu Italy
desmond harty Ireland
Simple,basic,fundamental but still needs constant repetition.
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