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Non Contact Defence Session Plans - Y and HS with The Rugby Site

Non contact defence training - no problem. You can use to develop players skills, have some fun, build player fitness and all non contact. Much of defence play is about alignment and numbering up. This session we feature the 'Master of Defence' 2x World cup winning coach Sir Graham Henry, ex All Black No8 Rodney So'oialo and ex USA 18 coach Salty Thompson. Plus ex NZ 7s trainer Kevin Roberts to warm up. This session can be done anywhere on a pitch or even at the beach - just need a few cones and you are away.

Part 1. Off Season - Defence Warm-up   5:07 Member content

Ex All black’s 7s Conditioning coach Keith Roberts gets this session underway with a run, catch pass fitness drill.

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Part 2. Defence Line Integrity 7:31 Member content

Ex All Black coach and defence master, Sir Graham Henry shares his philosophy of defence and also introduces specific activities that he believes in to build and test defence systems, from set piece through to general play.

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Part 3. Defence when Numbers are Down 5:12 Member content

Can 4 players defend against 9? Or 6 against 8? Ex All Black and World Cup winning coach and defence master Sir Graham Henry with his line up of future international stars demonstrates how it is possible.

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Part 4. Reacting and Adjusting Defence Alignment 6:20 Member content

Ex All Black and Hurricanes captain Rodney So’oialo explains how to realign defence structures from phase play.

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Part 5. Elimination Touch - Non contact 10:29 Free video

Always good to wind a session down with some fun as well as reinforcing the sessions learnings.
EIRA coach and director Salty Thompson’s Elimination Touch modified game is just that.
2 team of less than 10 and plenty of fun, fitness and defence.

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Course Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5
Duration 29:38
Topics Session Plans
Applicable to Coaches   Youths, ands, highs, and schools  
Languages English

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