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Skills in Isolation

Catch activation #1Catch & pass

This activation exercise assists with the development of 'soft hands' for players when catching a ball.

Catch activation #2Catch & pass

This activation exercise assists with the development of 'soft hands' for players when catching a ball, then transfering with a pass to a support player.

Catch activation #3Catch & pass

This activation ensures the players catch early before transfering the ball above waist and passing to their support player.

Passing NestCatch & pass

Gun slingersCatch & pass

This exercise works to develop drive through the pass by isolating the shoulder and arm of the passer.

Punch pass - stationaryCatch & pass

This exercise helps to develop a player's ability to punch the ball from above the hips to a target while ensuring their hips face forward.

Punch pass - walkingCatch & pass

This extension activity helps to develop a player's ability to pass off the inside foot while maintaining forward momentum.

Lateral passing race #1Catch & pass

This drill develops the player's speed of pass, thinking and peripheral vision.

Lateral passing race #2Catch & pass

This exercise develops a player's catch-pass speed, peripheral vision and movement skills.

Realign catch-pass warmup #1Catch & pass

This drill works on developing speed of catch-pass in a competitive environment.

Realign catch-pass warmup #2Catch & pass

Backs passing with outside pressureCatch & pass

This exercise assists player to develop their catch and pass technique while having passive pressure added by defensive players.

Run and Pass RandomMovement

A good little warm up game that allows players to work on basic movement, catch-pass and peripheral vision.
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Clearing Pass and FollowCatch and Pass

This closed skill is good for developing all player's ability to clear the ball when it's on the ground.
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Switch PassCatch and Pass

This drill focuses on executing a switch pass in a 2v1 situation.
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Outside Ball SupportCatch and Pass

The object of this drill is to create more space by having multiple attackers looping the ball.
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Midline SupportCatch and Pass

This drill develops the players ability to attack mid-line space. The focus is on support play and pass efficiency.
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Support Play LoopCatch and Pass

This drill helps to develop the running lines for a support play loop pass.
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Loop PassCatch and Pass

This is a great activity that develops the players ability to come from depth and straighten when receiving a pass.
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Inside Ball SupportCatch and Pass

This is a great drill for developing close support play running lines.
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Ella Pass GridCatch and Pass

This is a great drill that works on player's running straight and developing quick short lateral pass skills.
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5M - 10M - 15MCatch and Pass

This is a great drill that works on player's running straight and developing lateral pass accuracy at pace over varying distances.
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Double Triangle PassCatch and Pass

This drill focuses on player's passing under pressure and helps to develop quick hands and communication.
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Triangle PassCatch and Pass

This drill focuses on player's passing under pressure and helps to develop quick hands and communication.
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Bad Pass drillCatch and Pass

This is a great drill that works on a player's ability to react to a bad pass.
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Waugh's drillCatch & pass

A great exercise to practice skills under fatigue and develop the ability of your players to take the ball out and create space.

3-line ArchibaldCatch & pass

This catch and pass exercise develops player's timing and coordination with regards to pass and support.

Pole passingCatch & pass

The passing drill works to develop a player's ability to run forward and pass backwards to a support player at depth.

Width passingCatch & pass

This drill focuses on running forward and passing backwards to a support player who is holding their depth.

Ball carry relay (through poles)Movement

This exercise focus on a player's ability to develop evasion and ball carry skills in a non-threatening environment.

Ball carry relay (+ support v defender)Movement

This drill allows the ball carrier to work on their evasion footwork, transfer through contact and pass to support players.

Pig in the middleMovement, ball skills, tracking

This is a great drill that sharpens your players ability to move to space, use their peripheral vision and work under pressure.
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Falling to the groundMovement

This activation develops a players ability to fall to ground safely and regain their feet quickly.

Steal the ball - player on groundGround & Contact skills

An exercise that develops ground skills, breakdown awareness and body positioning in a dynamic way.

Contact wrestleGround & Contact skills

A primer exercise that develops agility and movement on the ground in a competitive way.

1v1 tracking with halfTrack to Tackle

A tracking activity that focuses on the player's react time and ability to follow the AABC principles to track a ball carrier.

Tracking small to bigTrack to Tackle

This extension activity builds the time and space available on each rotation for both players in this tracking activity.

Tackle from kneesTrack to Tackle

This is an introductory activity to assist players develop tackle competence by focusing on the upper body tackle tech.

Tackle tech in frontTackle

This drill focuses on the players ability to make a front on tackle.
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Tackle tech LRITackle

This drill focuses on the players ability to make a tackle from the left, right and in front.
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Tackle from rearTackle

This drill focuses on the players ability to make a tackle while chasing an opponent.

Throw down tackle passiveSevens

This activity helps to develop throw down tackle technique and the options available for the tackle assist player in this 1-on-1 scenario.

Throw down tackle with pressureSevens

This extension from the previous throw down tackle assists the decision-making of the tackle assist player by adding an opposition support player who can vary entry time to the contest.

Maul - Hammer drillGround & Contact skills

This drill focuses on the role of the primary support player when a ball carrier is moving through contact.

Maul - Latch drillGround & Contact skills

This drill focuses on the role of the primary support player when a ball carrier is moving through contact.

1v1 Turtle (passive)Ground & Contact skills

This exercise teaches players how to remove a jackal threat safely.

1v1 Turtle (circle work)Ground & Contact skills

This exercise builds on the previous by adding dynamic movements prior to the player removing the jackal threat.

Three-station drillGround & Contact skills

This activity focuses on the competencies required at the tackle contest from both players in attack support and defense support roles.

4v1v1v1v1Ground & Contact skills

This contact drill helps to develop player's ability to carry into contact, tackle support and lateral support roles in a manageable format.

Tackle contest body shape #1Ground & Contact skills

Develop your players body shape through contact At the breakdown with this drill.

Tackle contest body shape #2Ground & Contact skills

A new breakdown scenario that puts more stress on decision making and breakdown awareness.

Turnover steal (passive)Ground & Contact skills

This activity helps to develop turnover ball technique by a defensive player at the tackle.

Turnover steal (with pressure)Ground & Contact skills

This extension activity adds an attacking support player ensuring the player stealing the ball is working under pressure.

Turnover steal (with support)Ground & Contact skills

This extension focuses on the job of the defensive support player and their ability to lock their team-mate on the ball in a supported and safe way.

1v1 Ball Carry - Stationary DefenderMovement

This focuses on the attacker’s agility and making a quick decision to run the optimum line, hitting the space while protecting the ball
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1v1 Ball Carry - Into Contact - Extension 1Contact

This activity promotes good leg drive while attacking through defenders
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Tackle Tech and defense progressionTackle and Defense

This drill focuses on the tackle and follow-on defensive roles and responsibilities
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1v0 Ball SecureGround skills

This drill focuses on the players ability to secure possession when the ball in on the ground.
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1v1 Ball SecureGround and Contact skills

This extension focuses on two players competing for the ball on the ground and trying to secure possession.
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2v2 Ball SecureGround and Contact skills

This extension focuses on competing for the ball on the ground and reaction time of players contesting possession on their feet.
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2v2 Ball Secure PlusGround and Contact skills

This extension focuses on competing for the ball on the ground, reaction time of players contesting possession on their feet and decision making of support players.
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Ball Presentation - IntroductionSevens

This in an introduction to 3 possible ball presentation techniques and actions required in different scenarios
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Ball Presentation - Bail ExplainedSevens

Practice core strength and movement on the ground to free the ball and make available to support players/teammates
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Ball Presentation - Bail ExtensionSevens

Decision making under fatigue – concentrating on awareness and orientation
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Ball Presentation - JetSevens

Identifying the defensive threat and correct technique around securing safe ‘jet’ ball at the tackle contest
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Ball Presentation - Roll BallSevens

Identifying the defensive threat and correct technique around delivering safe, quality roll ball at the tackle contest
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Continuous ball into contact and Sevens supportSevens

This drill works on ball carry into contact, primary support and lateral support development specifically for Sevens where there are less players available on the field of play.
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Continuous ball into contact and support 1Tackle Contest Support

This drill works on ball carry into contact, primary support and lateral support development.
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Continuous ball into contact and support 2Tackle Contest Support

This drill works on ball carry into contact, primary support and lateral support development.
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