Rugby
Rocking the Ruck
Rating: 4
from 13 members ratings

You've only got 5 seconds to free the ball and win back possession for your team in the ruck - that's why it's vital your team know their role when it comes to winning and securing a ruck.

To help your players execute the correct technique this session puts your players in realistic situations, designed to improve their decision making - so that came the end of training they'll know what we mean by "Clearing the threat!"

What's in the Session?

Four progressive practices, starting in small groups and slowly building towards the final game. Throughout this session we reinforce correct (and safe) technique when entering a ruck including:

  1. Chin off chest and head up
  2. Look over your eyebrows
  3. Enter low to high
  4. Take short steps before contact...

Try this session tonight to encourage quick rucks and get your players thinking about the threat on approach.

Session Ratings: 13 ratings with 3 comments (see below)
Session Comments:
Rocking the Ruck
Martin Sansot
Argentina Martin Sansot
Date:
Rating:4
Comment:
Good. I will ad variants. Senior players.
Rocking the Ruck
Dennis Burns
Australia Dennis Burns
Date:
Rating:4
Comment:
Good confidence-builder
Rocking the Ruck
Ken Simmons
United States of America Ken Simmons
Date:
Rating:4
Comment:
I modified the pod ruck drill to allow the pods to recycle. We used two pods and attacked 4 stations. This forced the players to get up quick and set up for the next crash

Join our community of over
55,000 Rugby Coaches Today!
Register Now

Recently Viewed Drills

Recent Blog Entries

The 5 most popular sports and hobbies
Have you wanted to try a new sport? You're not alone - find out how many other players and coaches try new activities in this infographic

60 Second Interview: The journey from player to coach
Serious injury 'robbed' a Gareth of a playing career, but the South African refused to quit the sport he loved and forged a career as a rugby coach

The 5 Cs Of Being A Great Coach
From Premiership manager to grassroots stalwart, the coach is an important part in any sportsman's playing career

Pre-Game Nutrition - Optimum Performance and Recovery
5 Top Tips for Pre-match Team Talks: Motivate your team
60 Second Interview: School and Club Coach: Peter Berman