Filed under: Dan Cottrell, Rugby Skills, Rugby Training | Tags: ball placement, contact skills, Richie McCaw, ruck drills, rucking drills
Here is an interview with Richie McCaw, but in the background you can see some simple ideas for drills around the breakdown.
He has obviously built this up for the players, in stages.
What we can see at the end is about four different elements:
1. Ball placement
2. Clearing the threat or challenging for the ball.
3. Clearing the next threat
4. Playing on from the ruck.
Filed under: Dan Cottrell, Rugby Coaching, Rugby Skills, Rugby Training | Tags: contact skills, drills, London Irish, rucking, Toby Booth
The coaches at London Irish are full of excellent ideas. Here is a video of a drill created by David Williams and London Irish Head Coach Toby Booth.
It is quick to set up, interesting and slightly unusual. It gives you an excellent chance to concentrate on honing good technique.