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Identifying Good and Bad Skills with The Rugby Site

What does good and bad skill execution look like on the playing field. How do you identify bad skill execution and fix it. In this series we breakdown key skill components and give you tips on how to improve them.

Part 1. Catch Pass Final   2:10 Free video

To start the series, analyst Hamish Webb highlights some good and bad passes during a high school match. Hamish explains the positives and negatives from the passes and recommends how to improve the players skills.


Part 2. Breakdown Clearout 1:17 Free video

Are your rugby performances suffering from poor breakdowns and ineffective clearouts. Committing too many players to the breakdown and still have slow ball. In the 2nd release of this skills analysis series, Hamish explains why this is happening and how to fix it! Play video

Part 3. Making good breakdown decisions 0:54 Free video

Do I clear out? Do I fan out? Oops too late! Has poor decision making at the breakdown costing you quality, quick, front foot ball? In our latest skills analyst release, Hamish highlights what is good decision making at the breakdown. Play video

Part 4. Accuracy at the breakdown 1:19 Free video

What does being accurate at the breakdown actually mean? How low do you need to be effective? How important is it to time your clearout drive? Analyst Hamish Webb explains how these key points determine your breakdown success in his latest skills analysis series release. Play video

Part 5. Keeping your Lineout Simple 0:43 Free video

Having trouble winning your own lineouts? Are players struggling to remember the different calls? Keeping your lineout calls simple is the key to winning lineouts. As analyst Hamish points out the 1st advantage is to throw the ball to where your opposition lineout pod is NOT! Play video

Part 6. Individual Attack Skills 1:04 Free video

Better to have and use than to be trying to stop as analyst Hamish Webb explains in our latest Skills Analysis video. Play video

Part 7. Could the Defence have done better 1:20 Free video

Analyst Hamish Webb believes so in our latest Skills Analysis video. Get square + reduce the space + players correctly aligned = Squeeze the attack and REMOVE the threat. Check the Defence Options Today Play video

Part 8. Defense Setup Mistake 1:58 Free video

Man for man or tackle in your channel! Oops neither and beaten by the old DSP - Dummy Switch Pop move. Analyst Hamish Webb looks at what goes wrong for the Black defence and how to fix it in the latest Skills analysis video. The coach took Craig Newby's 6,7,8 Defensive roles video to training this week! Play video

Course Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8
Duration 07:27
Topics Youth Coaching News & Opinions
Applicable to Coaches   Players   Managers  
Languages English

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Course reviews

Excellent overview on basic skills.


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