Safe Tackle Series with Rodney So'oialo
Watch Rodney, ex All Black and Hurricane, in his latest series - aimed at younger players.
Part 1. Tackle - Stay Safe and Dominate 8:09 Member content
In the 1st video of this series, Rodney demonstrates how to tackle safely but still dominate. Enjoy!
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Vinnie Chan Hong Kong
This is far away better than any training in tackling I’ve ever had.
Mario Augusto Zamorano Nieto Germany
Muy buen vídeo , pero me gustaría la traducción en español
Mairtin Breathnach Ireland
This is really excellent. Really simple straight advice. I like the outstretched hand and making tackler go under it. Great for the young ’uns and some old timers as well (:D
Edouard Menvielle Spain
Very good for my young boys thanks
Ray Lerwill Wales
Long admirer of Rodney and the way he played the game has got a real quality way of getting across his message and using the latest up to date with current laws ways of approaching the basics – be using these for my Under 15s in West Wales
Silivelio Alaalatoa USA
This was a great video on alignment. Simple and easy to understand. Thanks Rodney and your young players.
Mark Malone England
nigel tremain Australia
The simplicity of drill can be used in each training to enhance muscle memory and correct technique while eliminating the hand grabbers, also great transitional drill into faster tracking and tackle technique.
Todd Elliott USA
Great Video! Real essential breakdown of all the parts. The leg driving as demonstrated here, was enlightening with that second step. We were usually instructed to do more of the lunge, or go through type: this is better and I believe what we see in top-tier matches. Thanks mate.
Justin Trollip Australia
great series – really like the detail and way Rodney breaks the tackle down into the individual elements, without it being about the contact.
Chad Widmer Canada
This is all great stuff, thanks Rodney! A brief word document of the main points would be a great add on, Rugby Site!
Jeremy Cundy Canada
Excellent break down of key factors for the tackle
Pioiva Sasa USA
Nice demo uce. Thank you.
Adrian Troy Lee South Africa
Fundamental pointers we so often forget to focus on, as we are always looking at the bigger picture. Great refresher.
Carter Croft England
The video is not playing for me, I get sound only.
Patrick Van Wyk Namibia
Very good break down of a core skill in rugby. Impressive in how he always explains the “why” which compliments the “how”.
So many tackle techniques today poorly coached, leading to poor execution. This is an excellent session on how to perfect the little things make a big difference. Looking forward to more sessions from Rodney.
Carl Taopua New Zealand
Great drill roddy, something we all can put into practice.
Mark casey Australia
Very good drill to break down skills and build confidence.
Christopher Wierzbowski USA
Second Juan’s point! I feel like this is a great progression towards Sir Grahm or Wayne Smith’s tackling sections. I love the small detail focus regarding hand positioning upwards. I had coached tracking with hands in, but I think that the footwork to shoulder targeting is a brilliant bit.
John White New Zealand
I’m going to try this drill today. Looks a great basic drill.
juan pedro checchi Argentina
great initial progression. then go to Ben Herrings series, and then Graham Henry´s…
Stacye keelan New Zealand
Shot Rodney. Mean.
Ricardo Juan Martinelli Argentina
it is the best initial progression to the tackle I have ever seen
Pierre Polese Denmark
Good stuff !!! We can’t emphasize enough to stop using the arms when we want to tackle.
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