Rugby Coaching Drills Video Library

Developing Your Personal Coaching Style

Valuable coaching insights into developing your own coaching style, confirming player understanding and learning from experience

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Great, someone great to him on that's the whole idea of these games is to give these guys the opportunity to score the goal look after it was a good call and I told one I was a 3 on 2 to 1 really good score. Okay, Lads come in. What did you think of that last game? So from a conditioning physical point of view, it's hard graft as well. How many decisions have you guys got to be making in there? Too many a lot. But how are you going to learn? You learn by experience. You learn by practice. You learn by games? Okay. So all these things we do outside of here and drills and moves putting them into game practice with conditions that the coaches can set. Okay, it's good. I've been very conscious that I have been shouting or getting instructions on and just that last set I didn't say a word and it was good that your voices were coming up. Okay, so we consciously it's more important for you guys to be communicating these father Roland so Mom nice haul targets. Do you want to catch the ball early or late? Catch the ball early? Why do you want to catch the ball early? Okay late and straight. Let's go. As a coach sometimes I make a decision to either. Say lots of things and give instructions and sometimes just be quiet and let them get on with it. It's a balance of how you think your style should benefit the players any things that work better in that exercise. What went well staying deep number one. Early communication. Okay staying deep early communication anything else? I'm much more to it a good pasta. Where is a good pass a good passes to the Target of the next supporting player? Okay, so that's why it's important to put up targets communicate early. Okay, very good for right back into a game is I'm going to ask you when you get touched. You have to stop and pass the ball backwards. You can't keep running when you get touch you stop and pass the ball backwards. Let's go. nice score Why did I put the conditioning to drop a player to create space? Okay, so if someone drops and then you take another player out Defender at quite quickly they got to out. Whether opportunity is going to be okay. All right, good. Okay. So this time I'm going to change the game this time rather than dropping back. You just going to go into one knee down to one knee three seconds. Then you can go back into the game again. All right, some people may have heard of what's called whole part whole approach or coal pothole coaching and the whole pot hole is the whole is the game. So you start with the game only for three or four minutes. You come straight out of the game back into a drill or an exercise, which is where you do the part in the skills skills for three or four minutes back into a game for 3 or 4 minutes back into skills for three or four minutes and you can continue that through the whole session. It makes it short and sharp the coach make sure he uses progressions. So there's some progressions into the skills and there's then progressions into the game for the guys will learn that's the simple approach of whole part hole.