Tackle - Session Plan for Returning to Rugby - HS and A with The Rugby Site
This session plan is tailored to teams that are returning to contact rugby after a lengthy lay off. We focus on safe tackle technique in a 1v1 engagement with below the waist tackling according to the new tackle laws. To start Trainer Dean Rice uses the local park as an exercise facility. Why not try it at your park and get warm up ideas from your players on possible exercises. Get creative and make it a competition and have some fun. Josh Syms presents some great tackle primer drills for the players to get used to the tackle position and contact. Ex Blues and Manu Samoa and current Canon Eagles defence coach Al Rogers progresses through a safe tackle session focusing on the new tackle laws and below the waist tackling. Again no equipment apart from balls and cones required. Enjoy getting back into rugby.
Part 1. Training in the Park 14:18 Free video
Follow trainer Dean Rice as he goes outside to the park with one of the North Shore club players, and they find ways to train Rugby specific exercises. Be creative and have some fun with your players as you find ways to exercise and warm up around your ground.
Part 3. Approaching the Tackle 13:20 Member content
Now you are warmed up and tackle focused onto tackling the New Tackle Laws. Manu Samoa and ex Blues Defence coach Al Rogers, with the help of Takapuna Grammar players, starts to change tackling habits with emphasis on targeting the knees in the tackle. Same shoulder, hand, and leg. Get low and head up watching the target. Hands behind the knee. Hit through the tackle.Play video
Part 4. Tackle Decision Making under Pressure 5:59 Member content
Execute simple tackle technique and the outcome takes care of itself. Alastair, completes the tackle progression by challenging the players’ decision making and technique under pressure with positive results. Get off the line and meet the attacker. Self awareness of your skill execution. Positive effective tackle = unstable attacker.Play video
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Tim Hockin Canada
The palms of the hands was a good little technique for body shape!
Takai Taulanga New Zealand
Good strength exercises
Austin Ryan USA
Will be using this in the warm-up on match day.
Marc Downes USA
Excellent Video for reCoaching bad habits on footwork etc
Carter Croft England
Really good loved the use of the mobile phone.
lucas brouwer de koning Argentina
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Steve Botha South Africa
Very good after a layoff to get them back into tackling
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