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Tips on Improving Your Rugby Union Tackling Technique

Developing a sound tackling technique is one of the fundamental skills to master in the game of rugby union. Whilst the game is all about scoring points, many of the games great players were known for their immense defensive qualities. The low scoring nature of many of the matches at the 2007 Rugby World Cup illustrated that it is not all about scoring masses of tries in order to win the game.

Discover Rugby Union Drills to Enhance Skill Levels

With all due respect to the history of the game, modern day rugby union has become a much more demanding game, placing big physical demands on players. Although it is a hugely physical sport, many club and amateur players may often struggle during rugby-specific fitness testing and this may be attributed in part (or in whole) to a lack of a good training regime, and little if any rugby skills training.

Develop a World Class Rugby Union Kicking Game

Many of today’s modern day rugby union superstars are often blessed with a great kicking game that they base their overall skills around. Players such as Daniel Carter, Jonny Wilkinson, Francois Steyn and Ronan O’Gara have all succeeded by being masters of kicking.

Get Fit For Rugby Union With Your Very Own Training Program

To be good on the rugby union field, you have to be fit, and fitness is gained during your time off the field. Nothing can take the place of hard work. However, make sure that you are doing the kind of hard work that gets you the results you want.

True Rugby Legend – Tim Horan

Former Australia and Queensland Reds centre Tim Horan has to be one of the modern greats of Rugby Union, and certainly one of the first legends of the professional era. Horan was a complete player in the centre, both in attack and defence, which always made him a formidable opponent for his opposite number knowing that it was going to be difficult to get past him and difficult to stop him.

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