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THE DEFENCE MODEL

By | April 3, 2016

AIMS: To prevent the team in possession from gaining territory. To regain possession of the ball. To use the transition between defence and attack to gain an advantage. Task One: Answer the following questions: When is a team in defence? In what way is this different from the use of the term in the Law […]

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DEFENSIVE PRACTICE PLAN

By | April 3, 2016

The aim of the practice is to improve the individual skills and to build these into the team’s defensive pattern. SELECTION OF DEFENSIVE SKILL ACTIVITIES Warm Up: Aussie Rules to open up the players’ view of the game. Force back to develop catching and kicking skills.   Individual Skills: Live Tackles – have you got […]

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Defence Muscle Memory Practice Progression

By | April 3, 2016

Scrum and Line-out Open-side: Have enough defensive stations so that players can work in pairs and threes at each position in the defensive line so that this is also a fitness activity. Use cones to mark out attack line, defence line (including defence line alignment) and gain/advantage line. Use cones to mark out the inside-out […]

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