Filed under: Dan Cottrell, Rugby Drills | Tags: cleanout drills, drills, George Smith, rucking, rucking drills
A very simple rucking drill from George Smith, posted on the eliterugbycoaching Youtube page.
Easy to set up and observe, so you can concentrate on the developing the key points of the ruck cleanout.
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.