Rugby Warmup Diagram

Rugby Warmup

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  • This rugby warmup is a possession game with the hands.
  • Players try to retain possession with the ball by not being tagged with it.
  • Defence tries to intercept the pass or tag the opposition with the ball to gain possession.

Progression: Add goals and have the players score by a header.

Coaching Points: Rugby Warmup

  • Spacing
  • Communication
  • Movement
  • Vision

Relevant Age Groups:

  • U12, U-12, Under 12, 12 and Under
  • U13, U-13, Under 13, 13 and Under
  • U14, U-14, Under 14, 14 and Under
  • U15, U-15, Under 15, 15 and Under
  • U16, U-16, Under 16, 16 and Under

Here is another exercise to help players with their Defending Technique.

Check out my eBook “50 Soccer Training Exercises” for more training session ideas.

Coaching Equipment:

  • 60 Cones
  • Coordination Tools – Hoops, Hurdles, Ladders
  • Tactical Board
  • Poles (Optional), Training Mannequins (Optional)
  • A Ball per Player
  • 3 Colours of bibs
  • A Watch
  • A Pump
  • Air Pressure Gauge
  • A Whistle (windy day).

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