Contact & Continuity DVD

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In this DVD former four time championship winning Canterbury coach and current Munster coach Rob Penney presents the key coaching drills of the contact area.

  • With emphasis on understanding the roles of the ball carrier and support players, the drills are suitable for all levels of coaching.
  • These core skills are continually practiced at Crusaders training to ensure ball presentation and recycle time at the breakdown is effective.
  • Includes examples of Crusader players performing the fundamental skills during live match footage.
  • Running time: 16 minutes.

Key drills include:

  • Protecting the ball in contact.
  • Ball placement options.
  • Close Contact Evasion.
  • Create more time for support players.
  • Offloading.
  • Ball carrier to create space.
  • Role of the support player.
  • Cleaning into the breakdown.
  • Acting as a halfback.
  • Driving the ball carrier.

Additional Information

Rob Penney

Current Munster Head Coach, Canterbury Head Coach 2006-2011, Crusaders Lineout Coach 2007,  New Zealand U21 Head Coach 2012.

A former captain Rob Penney played 101 games for Canterbury between 1985 and 1994 as number 8 and was widely thought to be unlucky not to have played for the All Blacks. As Canterbury Head Coach from 2006 to 2011 he led the team to success for an unprecedented four consecutive championships in the world toughest provincial competition. Rob took up the new challenge of coaching in Europe when appointed Head Coach of Munster in 2012.  


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