Rugby Coaching Drills Video Library

Tackle Technique - Down/Up and hit shield

Originally a rugby league practise this exercise is used for players to gain confidence in contact with both contact shields and the ground. Body position is important as is leg drive and the speed of hitting the ground and getting back up again. You can do this in lines and use it for fitness

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All right left right left right left, right? You knew four of these so you hit back down to your chest up bounce your chest, but it's really quick and it's very hard. You just lay them ready and down other shoulder and driving back on your feet drive drive drive. And that are you doing there Alex driving down? So your soon as you hit the bag of falling over you've got to drive up bring it just back again. We're just do three. Alex won't go down last one go down. Okay.