Essential Basic Skills with Hamish Webb
In this series Hamish shows the U13 team (many new to the game), a series of drills to develop their skills.
Part 1. Essential Catch & Pass Basic Skills 10:41 Member content
Hamish shows the U13 team (many new to the game), a series of drills to develop their Catch and Pass. Enjoy!
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Part 2. Early Catch and Active Grab 11:58 Member content
Rugby Site's UK Manager Hamish Webb is back to start the new year in London with the Hackney Women's team. Hamish breaks down the Catch and Pass into simple parts that once mastered enable players time and confidence to make right decisions under pressure: Hands out early Pointing to the ball Active grab Fingers across the middle of the ball Play video
Part 3. Reading Defenders Hips 5:24 Member content
What can you read into defenders hips? The Rugby Site's UK Manager Hamish Webb explains as he continues his session with the Hackney Women's team in London, UK. Hamish, progresses their Catch and Pass skills by understanding where a defender's hips are positioned can be an advantage to your attacking decision. So what do you do if defenders stay square or turn their hips? Play video
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Carter Croft England
An excellent junior coach, attention to basics, Hamish must have been a teacher, his explanations and props first class. As a Coach I am always learning, it is good to re educate.
phil connolly New Zealand
Freddie The purpose of any drill is to identify, isolate and improve individual parts of of a skill. I have found this drill (pt7) does this in spades! Early catch, run square, keep depth, weight of pass. Like all drills it does not mirror match conditions but as this group success rate was not that great it highlighted all these skill need to be developed without pressure to begin with. As I mentioned below and at the session by adding more pressure we can test the skills that we have introduced. We see week after week the Crusaders convert tight numbers up situations with a mastery of these skills. Skills that they practise extensively with drill like these.
I can’t really see that this last drill (the part 7) is fit for purpose: Using hands to create an overlap in a very small space in which you simulate a 4 on 5. In a real game situation the defence can always press up and tackle before the ball is moved to the 5th player, or if they are that deep that the defence can’t do it they can just press and drift easy without losing meters.
Hamish Webb England
Scott Thanks for this. We did not get a chance to film this but a great game to play after this drill is a touch game with only 2 defenders allowed in the 15 m channel . Double points for a try scored in there. This challenges the attacking team to flood the wide channel and use quick hand to beat the outnumbered defenders. i like to flip,flop between the drill and the game to get a full squad buy-in.
Scott Sherwin New Zealand
Perfect drill well explained will try tomorrow
Martin Slagt Netherlands
I like how there is a logical progression, like adding the No.8. and the extra “Free” attacker. Looking and decision making.
John Walker England
The RFU guidelines demand that there is no contact during the summer months until 2 weeks before the season starts. These defence drills covered by Hamish show that as coaches there is still a lot we can cover without full contact. Great drills, simply explained.
Guy McKim Canada
Love how simple the explanation is. I’m working with my club on these very same issues, these videos clarified a few things for me, now I can help my players. thanks.
Gerhard.Coetzee South Africa
Great video training and well explained
Sebastian Suarez Argentina
En español ?
Paul Davidson Australia
Fantastic video for me as coach of 12/13 year old girls. Give me more please asap. THANKS.
Marcel van Kuilenburg Netherlands
Luca Gubinelli Italy
Simply basic but really fundamental. It is important to review it at any time and in any age category
Jeff Bonham Ireland
Clear and concise passing and catching drills, very effective and structured.
Jon Antrobus Great Britain & Northern Ireland
Great video. Some great ideas for developing the basics
Jay Rizzo USA
good basics drills
Steve Botha South Africa
very good basics
Jeremy Brett Scotland
This is superb! Such clear fundamentals!
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