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Wasps Tackle Safely & Dominate

Coaching a safe head position for tackling is not only a "Duty of care" for coaches but it also developes great body position and the platform to drive your opponents backwards. This video shows how physical the Wasps players are but not without safety & accurate technique

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Good shot YT. Good way to good nice. I think we have we have a Too Much Greater influence on our young kids about saying tackling low. For example, I don't know there's probably controversial that we always say oh, you know, we got to tackle them low, but then what we don't do is follow up. What is it? What is an absolute low table? Because what we have what will I find with young players coming through is that they they hinge from the hips down. On Old tackles whether it's front on slight angle and then side on I think there's a time for a low tackle. There's a time for a hip tackle or an upper thigh tackle or so. I think there's a time for a chest tackle. So it's actually just trying to put those things in place and also to keep the players as safe as possible. Let's go. Yep good shot the go again go again. So what happened now that Nathan's got it head went down so he came into here. You got to allow him to get into that space before you can attack him and then his head went down and basically you waiting for a collision. I mean a concussion there keep your head up. Get your feet in close, then you can predict where he's going to go. So Gage 8. I mean to hear I predicted, you know, I can't drive and my head's up and through I would definitely if I had to look at one aspect of coaching, you know that age sort of age bracket from 9 10 11 and Beyond I think my preference would be to to use footwork as a massive Focus Point even but you know before they even taken a year or two years to pull all the contact comes in because I think you know guys with good footwork into the tackle you can adjust. Well he can get their head into the right position without going live. That can come later on. I think then we'll have a big avoidance of injuries moving forward because the game is hard enough as the as children get older. They getting bigger. They're getting stronger. I think it's even a much more important aspect to work on the footboard pre-contact. Keep your head up. Get your feet in close, then you can predict where he's going to go. So Gage 8, I mean to hear I predicted, you know, I can't drive and my head's up and through okay. So then, you know, if he steps back in you can adjust your head out of the way. Okay. So feeding close head up dip late and through let's go go get those are not bad. Not bad. You got your head slightly Twisted. Let's do one more. Let's go hit up dip go again. Drop your head. Drop your head. Keep your head up. Let's go. That's where you going. All right, I want you to get on that on that sort of angle. Okay, let's go ready. Go again. You're overthinking it now. Okay. So process right feeding close head up drop through and then leg Drive process ready better shot better shot better shot better shot. Ready? Last shot here. Good shot. Good shot. Once I'm going to hear of what my right leg to split the Centerline of Jake splitting down the middle what that enables me to do is then when I dip I can then reward myself with a hit and then a Chase and that's that double step. So you think your power up in the tackle rather than deep our let's go. Good shot Glenn. Good shot. Well done Oscar. Excellent. Excellent. Let's go Jay. Go good shot. Jake leg Drive good. I think what a lot of players do is they make the initial contact at 80% and then their feet give up on them and they go from 80 percent to 72 6250. And actually the only thing that completes the tackle is a bit of Bravery in the end and probably their initial shot. Whereas I want them to reward it reward good footwork good collision with a postman post tackle Chase, so they were in a better position to Jackal for love.