WRU Game Locker

WRU Game Locker

Individual Scrummage Drills – Timber & Leopard Holds

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Minimum 2


TIMBER HOLDS AIM: Develop good tension and core strength.

  • Pair up front row players
  • Player 1 leans forwards supported by Player 2 who holds Player 1 at both biceps
  • Player 2 removes one hand at a time. Player 1 must hold position without dropping away Description: LEOPARD HOLDS AIM: Core strength and Stability, Grip Strength
  • Player 1 forms into a strong press up position over a cone
  • Player 2 attempts to move Player 1 from over the cone with safe & supervised pushing or pulling movements

Coaching Points

  • Emphasis on gripping the ground and tension strength in the core
  • Wide base of support

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