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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...

Short-Pass, Long-Pass, Short-Pass 0

Short-Pass, Long-Pass, Short-Pass

Listed here as specifically for centres and number 10’s the ‘short-pass long-pass short-pass exercise’ is a great drill for all backs (indeed all rugby players). The skill level of the modern game is such...

Dave Alred’s Kicking Masterclass 0

Dave Alred’s Kicking Masterclass

The Man behind England’s Johnny Wilkinson and Toby Flood, the Kick doctor, Mr Dave Alred gives a quick kicking masterclass which is invaluable for any youngster (indeed any player) wanting to learn how to...

Toby Flood’s Three Point Technique 0

Toby Flood’s Three Point Technique

England International Toby Flood in a very red, very very tight t-shirt, gives a snappy explanation of the kicking process. From ball placement to follow through, this is the basic what-to-do when faced with...

Top Tips From James O’connor 0

Top Tips From James O’connor

I stumbled upon this great little article on James Haskell’s fitness and nutrition blog. Though brief, it features the prodigy of Australian rugby, James O’Connor, giving tips on strength and conditioning, specific training drills, and his pre-match...

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....

Scrum – Core Drills 0

Scrum – Core Drills

First off, apologies for the quality of the video, but nonetheless, the drills and point’s demonstrated by RuckThis favourite and All-Black ‘Scrum Guru’ Mike Cron are all of value to front-row forwards. Want more...