OBJECTIVE:

To practise techniques with the side/front-on tackle and falling in the tackle.

EQUIPMENT:

3–4 cones.

GROUP SIZE:

7.

AREA:

Small.

DRILL SET-UP:

Tackler stands facing three attackers who are next to cones.

DRILL EXPLANATION:

On their knees, tackler makes three tackles: two side-on and one front-on. Upon making the three tackles each player rotates and the drill continues.

VARIATIONS / PROGRESSION:

  1. Tackler on knees - Attackers walking.
  2. Tackler on knees - Attackers jogging.
  3. Tackler on knees - Attackers running.
  4. 4 - 6 repeat 1 - 3 with tackler in a crouch.

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