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Catch and Pass - Session Plan for Youth Players with The Rugby Site

This Catch and Pass session plan is about adding defence and time pressure into players catch and pass activity. The Catch and Pass skill is the same for all levels of the game it is just the time to pass and make decisions to decrease as the pressure increases.

Part 1. Passing Wave   6:59 Member content

Rugby Site Founder Brendon starts this Catch and Pass practice session for Youth and High School players with a simple Wave passing drill.

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Part 2. Adding Progressions to the Passing Wave 6:59 Member content

Brendon builds on the Passing Wave drill by adding a static defence.

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Part 3. Passing Wave with Active Defence 7:15 Member content

Brendon now adds an active defence to the Wave Drill.
Players are now required to think about their passing options with defensive pressure.

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Part 4. Build quick Hands and a Long pass 5:56 Member content

Ex All Black Fullback and 100 test centurion Mils Muliaina introduces a catch and pass drill to help players quicken their passing and create space on the outside.
As Mils says it is a great drill for creating space and a hall mark of All Black rugby.

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Part 5. Replay/Freeze/Tactics 9:54 Member content

Magic Rugby Founder Rusty Earnshaw introduces coaching concepts to help players develop their skills and decision making on the pitch. A great one to incorporate Catch and pass skills into game like situations.

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Course Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5
Duration 36:23
Topics Session Plans
Applicable to Coaches  
Languages English

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Great reminder that you can’t ignore the simple skills/drills.


Can never do the basics enough at any age group

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