In this game, defenders in coloured bibs are called back to touch their try line, creating space and opportunities for the attack to exploit.
Now this is called color touch so color touch when you're touched when you make a touch you go down on one knee. It's the same rules. Okay, you've got one second to offload the ball, but when I call blues and I called blue pink the blue Pink's have to run back to the try line. If I call red pink red pink, I gotta run back to the try line and the attacker still attack. So when the red so if the reds are attacking and I've called the Blue Pink's back, where's the opportunity going to be? Well, they were okay right. Here we go. Red's at the top. If I call Blue if I call blue pink you come back. Okay, are we ready? touched touch blue pink blue pink back ago. Hey, hey. nice cool blue bull no school Blue bull play play if you touch to go on one knee if it starts going one knee carry on Blues carry on carry on red pink back ego red pink back ago. Okay, Rach, you're playing good score Reds play Let's Play blue pink blue pink dough Rich. Go Reds put on red Scurry on. Great hands. Okay, bring it in on the jog. So how many opportunities to be had there? Right. Okay, really Goodfellas right over we come.
Adding variety into your sessions keeps players interested as they learn new skills or try to improve key techniques but in a different way. Patrick O'Grady from London Irish explain why he uses different sized balls
Jake Sharp from Oaklands college delivers a fun game that requires a range of skills from the players. The coach uses lots of questioning to cement the learning and talk about why games are such an important coaching tool
Chris Kibble of Esher RFC & Whitgift school says to start your sessions with a game. In this clip Chris runs a game called "Drop touch" where the players run back to a line when they make a touch. This is good for fitness and creating wholes to attack
In this game, two defenders must link up, slowing them down and creating more opportunities for the attacking side. This can create the overlap necessary to put 2 v 1 and 3 v 2 techniques into practice.