Defence - Team Basics with Sir Graham Henry
Building a Team Defence system is crucial to stopping your opposition. In this series we detail the basics of a successful Team defence which you can create with your players.
Part 1. Top Defence Top Team 0:09 Free video
Your team's character is epitomised by its defence.
Part 2. Defence alignment & basic defensive structure 15:13 Member content
Rugby Site Founder Brendon Ratcliffe believes a good defensive structure relies on individual players clearly identifying WHO they are responsible for, aligning on them, then working together as a defensive unit to shut down the opposition attack and turn over possession. Play video
Part 5. Lineout Defence Setup 4:48 Member content
What is your lineout defensive policy? Are you up against a 52 or 43 lineout structure? Do the opposition have specific launch structures? Where is the blindside wing located? Ex All Black and World Cup winning coach and defence master, Sir Graham Henry considers different lineout defence options. Play video
Part 9. Alignment, Connection & Line Speed in Defence 11:17 Member content
Ex All Black and Hurricanes captain Rodney So'oialo is with the Wellington College (NZ) under 15s working on their defensive structure during phase play. Play video
Part 10. Reacting & Adjusting to get Alignment in Defence 6:20 Member content
Ex All Black and Hurricanes captain Rodney So'oialo and his Wellington College (NZ) under 15 players build on their realigning defence structures. Play video
|Course||Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, Part 10, Part 11|
|Topics||Defence Youth Coaching|
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