Tackling the bags can also be fun pick up the ball and off we go game related activities. Tackle up get back in the game win the ball and off we go sighs step in swerving.
Rugby is a game of evasion. The movement and agility of players is integral to evasion and coaches should integrate specific exercises into training sessions. Coaches can use small sided games along with some simple practises
Do Premiership teams train differently to amateur club and schools, is it just a difference in skills and power or do they approach training in a different way?
An insight into a Premiership Rugby training session. Do the top teams train differently to amateur clubs and schools?
All athletes and especially sprinters use agility drills to get the body ready for speed training. Tom Varndell outlines some of the essential techniques players go through before the sprinting starts. You MUST WARM UP
All players can train to get quicker & being quicker off the mark is a great asset to have when playing rugby. Tom Varndell one of the quickest players in the game goes through some acceleration drills
Players can develop their ability by putting in extra work outside of their rugby training sessions. Premiership coaches explain the benefits of training at home.
Win or lose, it's important to focus on the positives to maintain confidence in your players and a productive training environment.
Sir Ian Mcgeechan discusses how training methods have evolved in rugby
Premiership coaches discuss the benefits of extra-curricular training at home and participation in other sports to develop skills.
London Irish Director of Rugby Brian Smith discusses the key objectives and challenges when planning a training session.