Breakdown

Bismarck Du Plessis

Contesting for the ball and clearout
Contesting for the ball and clearout

Advice on contesting for the ball and clearing out at the ruck.

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Body position at the breakdown
Body position at the breakdown

The South African forward's session on positioning at the breakdown.

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Getting back to feet quickly
Getting back to feet quickly

Recover your feet quickly to avoid oncoming tackles.

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Richie McCaw

Breakdown on attack
Breakdown on attack

New Zealand legend Richie McCaw gives us his tips on the breakdown when attacking.

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Sam Warbuton

Decision making at the ruck
Decision making at the ruck

Wales captain Sam Warburton on decision making at the ruck.

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Ben Herring

Breakdown core foundations
Breakdown core foundations

Get the basics of the breakdown correct.

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Breakdown drills & game
Breakdown drills & game

Ben explains breakdown drills and games in an easy to follow format.

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Post tackle
Post tackle

Two drills you can use to highlight post tackle.

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Breakdown drills upper body
Breakdown drills upper body

Drills you can use to position yourself better at the breakdown.

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The counter ruck
The counter ruck

How you can steal possession at the breakdown with the counter ruck.

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Eddie Jones

Body position at the breakdown
Body position at the breakdown

England coach Eddie Jones on your positioning at the breakdown.

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Decision making at the breakdown
Decision making at the breakdown

How to make better decisions at the breakdown.

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Body position breakdown drill
Body position breakdown drill

A drill to help you position correctly at the breakdown.

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Dave Rennie

Clean out drills
Clean out drills

Drills to help you clean out the opposition.

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Graham Henry

The breakdown
The breakdown

A World Cup winning coach on how to prosper at the breakdown.

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Warren Gatland

Contact area: Placement & securing ball
Contact area: Placement & securing ball

International coach Warren Gatland on the keys of contact.

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Contact scenarios
Contact scenarios

A variety of techniques to use in the contact area.

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Clear out
Clear out

How to retain possession by removing opposition players from the ruck.

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Courtney Lawes

Ball carrying & clear out
Ball carrying & clear out

How to get on the front foot with fast, effective ball in the contact area.

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Nick Stiles

Approach to the breakdown
Approach to the breakdown

The Queensland forwards coach shares his tips for cleaning out the breakdown.

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Hook shield drill
Hook shield drill

Secure the breakdown quickly and effectively with this drill.

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