Category: Positional Training

Rugby drills for specific positions

front row

Props.

Props Les pilier as they are called in France; props are the pillars, the anchors, the foundations, or indeed any number of metaphors and clichés of your choosing. All of which are similarly designed...

The Chopper: Dan Lydiate

The Chopper: Dan Lydiate

Any true rugby player will tell you that making that perfect tackle feels as good as scoring a try. I love it. You love. We all love a solid big-hit once in a while....

The perfect…12!

The perfect…12!

Hey Folks, today let’s enter the mad bad world of Inside Centre. Incidentally, after playing everywhere in the back line, the position I have settled on for the foreseeable future. Like a lot of...

The End-Over-End Kick

The End-Over-End Kick

Who doesn’t love kicking the ball around? For wingers, fullbacks and number 10’s its part of the job description, but front five forwards I’ve seen you at training giving the ball a hoof around...

Scrum Dynamics

Scrum Dynamics!!

Let’s take a look inside the scrum. Even though the laws have changed the founding principles still remain. I remember watching England and British Lions prop Dan Cole being interviewed once, he was asked...

1v1: Evasive Drill

1v1: Evasive Drill

This should be your bread and butter. The chance to show off how damn good you are, through acceleration, flat-out speed, and the ability to change direction.

Winning Turnovers – The Jackal

Winning Turnovers – The Jackal

A real in-depth look at the jackal turnover with a great explanation of the rules backed up by examples of legal and illegal practice. A must view for those open-side flankers who are always...

Winning Line-outs 0

Winning Line-outs

Today’s video is on Lineout Technique, for both lifters and jumpers. Hurricanes Coach Mark Hammett discusses the principles of the lineout and demonstrates them nicely with a pod of three. The video explains some...