Starter Coach Series - Y with Ben Herring
Ben & Brendon share their tips in this series which is aimed to support new coaches and junior coaches.
Part 1. Starter Coach - Evasion Drills Part 1 4:43 Free video
Evasion is what rugby is all about. Ben Herring teaches some really basic drills to help players of all ages improve there evasion skill.
Part 4. Starter Coach - Defence alignment & basic defensive system 15:13 Member content
Every team performs better with a defensive structure. Brendan shows us an introductory structure for beginner teams.Play video
Part 6. Starter Coach - Ball Placement After Contact 3:42 Member content
Watch Ben show correct ball placement in his latest video – enjoy!Play video
Part 7. Starter Coach - Breakdown Part 1 Core Foundations 4:55 Member content
In this video we look at the breakdown and keep it simple with strong core foundations. Enjoy!Play video
Part 8. Starter Coach - Breakdown Part 2 Drills & Games 10:15 Member content
Ben explains breakdown drills and games in an easy to follow format.Play video
Part 14. Starter Coach - Practice plan - Catch & Pass 5:33 Member content
Watch the second video of the practice plans from Ben and his Otago Boys High and Wests (Wellington) young support team.Play video
Part 16. Starter Coach - Practice Plan - Clean Out 4:22 Member content
Ben has put together a session plan for coaches to develop new players defensive skills in a fun and safe environment. Enjoy!Play video
Part 17. Starter Coach - Beyond Skills & Drills 5:49 Member content
Being a new rugby coach or even coaching a new team requires plenty of organisation and ability to adapt and handle different situations. In this video, Ben passes on some tips to coaches on how to be organised with your team. Enjoy!Play video
Part 18. Driving Maul from a lineout / Stage 1 - Setting the platform 8:13 Member content
Brendon is back with his Starter Coach Series and Part 1 is all about setting the platform. Enjoy!Play video
Part 19. Driving Maul from a lineout / Stage 2 - The Drive 12:18 Member content
This week we look at stage 2 of the driving maul from a lineout. Enjoy!Play video
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peter heslin Great Britain & Northern Ireland
Great techniques and drills to ensure defensive alignment, organisation and communication
Nick Lacey England
Fantastic explanation of a fundamental game scenario skill set for kids, youth and adults a like.
John Bryant England
Loving Brendons short sessions on the basic skills and the simple messages to reinforce the skills. Thanks for sharing.
Herbert Schouten Ireland
Really good Explained clearly
Guy McKim Canada
Great progression , based on meeting the needs of the learners using a ‘games’ approach with good examples of checking for understanding while they play. Lovely to watch, look forward to doing with my players.
Jason Dennis Australia
This is fantastic. I’m an AFL player coaching my sons rugby team – this will be invaluable
Shaun Sheppard England
Love the site and the content! I’m a bit concerned that the driving maul from a lineout videos (Parts 18 & 19 of Starter coach) are showing a set up which is illegal. Principally the set up has the two lifters getting into a position in front of the ball and effectively obstructing. My U18 side was penalised for just this set up several times towards the end of last season. Don’t get me wrong I would like to set this way every game, if the ref will allow it, but I do think that the coaching needs to inform what the laws say, especially at this basic level. Happy to be proved wrong on this point of law…
Nicolas Llugdar Argentina
Muy bueno para reposicionamiento defensivo.
looking for the magic touch game?john royal USA
robert randell USA
great defensive principles of identify, alignment, communication and line speed gives the boys confidence in their role
Poneke Chungking Louie New Zealand
Brilliant series of video’s.Season starts next week looking forward to the coaching sessions.
Paul Platts New Zealand
Awesome video, great focus on communication which in turn improves the skill sets being taught. Really happy to see the starter coach series so we can teach our kids correctly from the beginning. More Awesome All Blacks in the making!
César Cat Uruguay
Me gusto la explicacion y el entusiasmo de los chicos
Dominic Crotty USA
Excellent ideas, so simple yet effective.
Very clear and effective explanations.
Nigel Burke England
As a new coach these drills and coaching advice are priceless. Thanks Ben.
Henry Adams South Africa
Great coaching. The players enjoyed the session. Getting them involved through questioning was great. From: Henry Adams(World Rugby Coaching Educator.
Roger C Croft France
I thought it was good, I shall use Ben,s, evasion drill but adapt it a little; to include an off load if the player is tackled by the defender on his knees.
Guillermo Ledesma Argentina
Excellent!!! an easy drill and optimal result….congratulations Ben
Giuseppe Camillo Italy
Bellissimi esercizi sull’evitamento. Ottima la spiegazione e il coinvolgimento dei ragazzi da parte del tecnico (Ben Herring)
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