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Rugby eBook-2nd Edition

Rugby eBook-2nd Edition


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    Master the skills, master the game. Rugby: Steps to Success covers all of the skills, tactics and strategies you need to improve your play and dominate the pitch.

    With 13 progressive instructional steps, you’ll learn all aspects of the game. Detailed descriptions, illustrations and photo sequences demonstrate the essential skills, including footwork, ball handing, tackling and kicking. Then practice and improve with 90 drills, each featuring a personal scoring system to gauge and accelerate your progress.

    After mastering the individual skills, you’ll learn to apply them in match play. From retaining possession to attacking the opposition’s weaknesses, you’ll learn the strategies to dominate the pitch.

    Become a complete player and lead your team to victory. As part of the popular Steps to Success Sports Series—with more than 1.5 million copies sold worldwide—Rugby: Steps to Success will elevate your performance to new heights in all facets of the game.

    Table of Contents

    Climbing the Steps to Rugby Success
    The Sport of Rugby Union
    Key to Diagrams

    Step 1 Ball Handling
    Step 2 Footwork
    Step 3 Tackling
    Step 4 Kicking
    Step 5 Contact
    Step 6 Mini-Units in Attack
    Step 7 Mini-Units in Defence
    Step 8 The Front Five
    Step 9 The Middle Five
    Step 10 The Back Five
    Step 11 Team Attack
    Step 12 Team Defence
    Step 13 Strategies and Tactics

    About the Authors