OBJECTIVE:

Make a side-on tackle.

EQUIPMENT:

Four cones, balls.

GROUP SIZE:

Groups of 8.

AREA:

5m x 5m.

DRILL SET-UP:

Four cones, 5m x 5m grid with four players grouped at two different cones.

DRILL EXPLANATION:

  1. Player from team A runs to cone C.
  2. Player from team B makes side-on tackle, regains ball and joins team A.

VARIATIONS / PROGRESSION:

  1. Change tacklers and attackers so both shoulders are used.
  2. Bring in support players to contest ball.

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