Category: Forwards

Positional training for players 1 through 8

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....

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...

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...

Line-out throw drills 0

Line-out throw drills

We’ve already got a few video’s on the lineout throw explaining the technique and we wanted one with some good drills for you to do as well. The video takes us through some of...

The Mechanics of the lineout throw 0

The Mechanics of the lineout throw

If you’re starting out, improving, or just needing to tweak your technique then this is a good video for you. Matt Sexton NZRU Resource coach demonstrates and explains how to coach lineout throwing. All...

Line-out Throw In with Keven Mealamu 0

Line-out Throw In with Keven Mealamu

Calling all Hookers! Here’s a good insight into the Line-out throw with easily one of the greatest hooker’s of all time Kevin Mealamu, an All-black legend and generally considered all round nice guy (although...

Scrum Engage – Taking the Gap 0

Scrum Engage – Taking the Gap

Front Row, Assssssemble! …its Scrum Time. This short and snappy video is a quick ‘how to guide’ on scrum engagement. It shows the basic technique for the improving player. THIS IS NOT FOR BEGGINERS....