A passing and handling drill for rugby players aged 5-7

03/11/2019

health and fitness


Any rugby coach who trains young players aged 5 to 7 will know how rewarding (and sometimes frustrating!) coaching players of this age can be, which is why it’s so important to get it right. This is one of the most vital times in their life when it comes to learning key skills, and a player who can grasp an understanding of rugby basics at this age will develop far better later on. As we know, passing and handling are imperative to good rugby, which is why coaches are always looking for new ways to teach and develop this skill. We take a look at a passing and handling drill for 5-to-7-year-olds, which can be easily integrated into your existing sessions with excellent results.

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Drill basics


Players: 12 to 24
Skill: Passing & Handling
Age: 5 to 7 years
Area: 5m x 5m square
Equipment: Four cones, one …