Create and Stop a Maul with Brendon Ratcliffe
Brendon Ratcliffe is back in front of the camera. In this series, Brendon looks at all aspects of the maul from setup to defending one.
Part 1. Driving Maul from a lineout / Stage 1 - Setting the platform 8:13 Member content
Brendon is back with his new Maul Series and Part 1 is all about setting the platform. Enjoy!
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Part 2. Driving Maul from a lineout / Stage 2 - The Drive 12:18 Member content
This week we look at stage 2 of the driving maul from a lineout. Enjoy! Play video
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Justin Pilgrim Canada
great session. from part one and part two. I hope to be adding this to my arsenal this season.
Peter Rapata Great Britain & Northern Ireland
Very good, well explained, simple steps for progression.
Keri Lovell Wales
Thank you for the feedback, Phil Connolly.
AJ Cloete South Africa
LOTS OF BUFFERING
Sam Cairns New Zealand
Paul Platts New Zealand
Hi Brendon, another two top class videos, really enjoyed the detailed easy to follow and nicely demonstrated skills please keep them coming.
Jeremy Cundy Canada
I really enjoyed this footage, very helpful.
Michael de Kock South Africa
I have the same concern… refs have become quite strict on lifters blocking defenders and as soon as it even seems like their ahead of the jumper, they can be pinned. I am also concerned about using the outside arm to bind on the jumper, a clever defender can worm his way in there… Enjoyed the basic setup and simple communication though.
Rich Avery England
Part one and two very clear will use this tonight. My only concern is,as mentioned in other posts, the idea of lifters blocking in front of jumper. I guess if the impression given is that they are still bound and lifter is still in air with the ball then they are just planting their feet. Albeit in a blocking position but as part of the lift. Thanks for this though.
Carter Croft England
Excellent enjoyed he body position of the lifters. Carter Croft
Matthew Ratana England
Defenders cannot be blocked from attacking the jumper once he has landed. Some refs may penalise if the lifters bind across jumpers backand are to forward of him, so as to block defenders.
phil connolly New Zealand
Hi Keri—John, we have discussed the setup with NZ and UK referees. As long as the jumper comes straight down and the ball is not passed back the players are legally permitted to bind in the prescribed manner.
Keri-John Lovell England
Quick question, aren’t the props dangerously close to being offside and causing obstruction? Referee’s interpretation?
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