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Developing Contact Skills For Continuity

These exercises aim to progress player’s confidence in contact, developing skills including offloading the ball, introducing the ruck and contesting the ball at the breakdown.

Disclaimer: This resource is aimed at rugby coaches who have already achieved at least a Level 1 Coaching Award in Rugby Union - it is expected that you will have already trained in aspects of safety in the tackle through the Rugby Ready Player Safety course prior to coaching any of the exercises described in this resource. The RFU and Fifth Frame can take no responsibility for accident or injury incurred as a result of mis-use of the information contained herein.