OBJECTIVE:

Execute straight running with basic pass.

EQUIPMENT:

10 cones / One ball.

GROUP SIZE:

Seven in each group.

AREA:

10 x 15 meter grid.

DRILL SET-UP:

Players set up as shown in the diagram. Four attackers vs three defenders.

DRILL EXPLANATION:

  1. First attacker starts with the ball and must commit the defender before passing the supporting player.
  2. Each player in turn must commit his or her defender, which enables an overlap for the outside player.
  3. All attacking players must support the ball-carrier until they reach the try-line.

COACHING POINTS:

• Ensure players are committing the defenders.
• Note correct passing technique.
• Ensure players are communicating.

VARIATIONS / PROGRESSION:

  1. Close the space between the defenders.
  2. Allow defender 3 to drift off the third passer.
  3. Allow defenders 2 and 3 to drift off the second and third passers.

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