In this exercise the players execute an exit strategy from a line out. They chased the kick up and set their defensive line. They're scanning and ensuring their spacing is correct. There are a couple of phases of live play for the Defenders to practice their organization.
Developing an awareness of applying pressure through an effective kick chase system
The box kick is an important tool in modern rugby tactics. A well-executed box kick along with a strong kick-chase can put teams under a lot of pressure, forcing errors, gaining territory and often reclaiming the ball. This video focuses specifically on how the ball should be struck for distance and accuracy. This can be transferred to punt kicks as well.
The objective for the kicking team is to back their defence and force a turnover ball
Also utilised the long kick if you do not have an accurate and consistent kicker
If you are the receiving team, have four players up near the 10m line
Developing an awareness of how to apply pressure through an effective kick chase policy
This conditioned defensive game incorporates all the tackling variations that occur during rugby union.
The coach can change the playing space to open up and provide more side-on and chase tackling, or close down the space to provide more front-on tackling as required
Elite coach and player go through the skills required to box kick. There are three main steps and some recommended practises with some added competition to help improve
Kicking longer distances is an attribute many players strive for. Dave Walder from Newcastle Falcons explains how to use your weight to get those extra metres