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Tackling Articles

A community rugby player tackling a tackle-bag during a training session.

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A rugby team may be great going forward, and have the best organised defence in the league, but if they are lacking tackling skills they will be at a huge disadvantage. Tackling is one of the fundamental skills of rugby and can always be improved, whatever position you play.

Below are two articles written by professional coaches explaining how to practice tackling effectively, and analysing tackling techniques in detail. 


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