The Number 8 is one of three Back Row Players are also called Loose Forwards or Third Row Players.
Your Open Side is your psychotic flanker. He sticks his head into places nobody wants to go. He is your no.1 tackler.
General (Also known as Inside Half and Half Back) this player has to be an all-rounder, an excellent passer to both sides, can kick with both feet, a good defender around the maul & ruck and in cover, and an agile elusive runner who can recognise a gap and have a “just go for it…
How Coaches Allocate Playing Time? Decision time!
Your rugby players and their individual strengths are the rugby team assets. To put the different players where they make most of their talents. Especially in the Netherlands with a small player base this is an interesting puzzle. You have to look at the competences required for an individual role and match those. No match? Than…
The tight head prop is the anchor in the scrum
We need to think on how to teach vision and heads-up rugby.
Coach on the sideline, but how to intervene?
Hockey girls and a rugbycoach: interesting mix!
Rugby games are won on Speed. Everybody admires the players who can side step and swerve through a defensive line. Even more important nowadays with the tight defensive patterns is this ability to escape a tackle by changing direction at the last minute. Or what about these 50/50 situations where reaction determines who gets the…
Before you can start you need to know were you are now.