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Evasion Resources

Evasion & Support

Evasion & Support

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Space Invaders

Space Invaders

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Continuity Cube

Continuity Cube

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Corner Ruck

Corner Ruck

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Score Zone

Score Zone

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THE AIM

Key Outcomes - u9/10

By the end of u9/10 players will be able to:

  1. transfer the idea of going forward to score into a contact game.
  2. use the side-step, swerve and spin to avoid being tackled.
  3. take a tackle safely and in control.
  4. control the ball after the tackle - pass it or place it.

Key Coaching Factors -u9/10

Side step

  • Make defender move.
  • Judge the distance from the would-be tackler
  • Plant foot and change direction
  • Accelerate away from defender

Spin

  • Make defender move
  • Plant foot and spin across defender
  • Accelerate away from defender

Ball management in the tackle situation

  • Hold ball with 2 hands.
  • Keep ball away from defender
  • Strong grip on the ball

Pass out of tackle

  • Go forward
  • Get as far to the side of the tackler as possible by use of side step, swerve or spin
  • Accelerate in contact
  • Free the arms
  • Support player to react to space created.

Ball Placement

  • Body facing where ball carrier came from
  • Long arm placement
  • Protect the head

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