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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Carter Croft England
Excellent from our captain. Carter Croft.
Chris Rose England
An excellent video demonstrating a simple but highly effective defensive system that can be applied by all age groups and levels.
Peter Wood Scotland
do ABC stay fixed or is there an argument for filling inside C outside B so allow the wrap to get in position quicker
Alan Iwata Japan
It showed important basic points. B goes to 9 and A should close the gap, which is sometimes confusing and difficult to stick to when players are tired. The video showed one mistake example which was good to see the actual situation. Small talks are important in the event of drifting outside when the number is down. Very good basic lesson.
horacio speranza Argentina
mb , muy claro y didactico
Randall Clifford Williams South Africa
Pablo José Ghigliazza Argentina
Super didáctico, me facina la simpleza con la expican cosas que que quizás sabemos (otras no) pero nos organizan la forma de explicarlo a su vez.
Brian Downey Ireland
A simple yet very effective defensive structure well explained and delivered by Courtney
Andre F DeKlerk USA
PDF download would be nice. Content was great.
Dave Berry Great Britain & Northern Ireland
Brilliant demo and explaination. Adopted this system with an U13 Bteam that was much smaller than all their opposition – this has evened things up and they have started winning games.
Juan Barcelo Argentina
Muy buena la explicación de una estructura basica, gracias
Sebastian Suarez Argentina
Excelente video de estructuras defensivas Mr. Lawes. Muy bien explicado y muy buenas las demostraciones.
Tai Taimataora New Zealand
Good video simple instructions and good demonstration from Courtney
Pamela Hadikin Canada
Great simply explained, easy enough to share with players and then run, and then run at pace.
juan manuel yacobitti Argentina
Carlos Martinez Argentina
muy bueno. Excelente
Reg Korau New Zealand
Good to remember about drifting on overlaps
gustavo miguel pablo bendini Argentina
Vlad Pustiu Romania
good basic defense. A must have
Henry Templar England
Brilliant. Helped alot. Thanks Courtney.
Peter Robson Great Britain & Northern Ireland
Loved the simple approach to this.
Iain Gravestock England
Enjoyed the video. Useful to see the defense structures and work through them.
Really like the way Courtney delivers this session.. nice and simple and straightforward.
Charly Garcia Argentina
Muy buenos ejercicios de estructura defensiva para mantener cubierto el interno y el externo. Gracias!!!
David towl England
Clear and well explain video
cristian fernando nieva Argentina
muy didactico el video, gracias¡¡
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.
Guillermo Ledesma Argentina
instructive , communication is essential , but even when you are in numerical inferiority
Trevor White England
Very good/clear. Not so good if your 10/12 etc can run the moves effectively to test the defence.
Fordz New Zealand
awesome video, great way to teach your players there roles around breakdown step by step.
Alex Batten Australia
I reckon Courtney Lawes would make an excellent coach when his playing days are over. Great enthusiasm.
Michael Stott Canada
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!
Brendan Hope Great Britain & Northern Ireland
Courtney simplifies this defensive structure and gives examples of common threats and how to deal with them.
Very useful and practical advice.
Jim Clawson USA
Coupling this video with the Graham Henry video provides both a macro & microscopic view of the defensive structure.
Byren Meintjes South Africa
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
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