This intermediate drill to practice the Block Down technique requires the blocker to move in different directions to perform the block

Organisation 

  • Divide the players into groups of 5
  • 4 of the players stand at intervals of 5m apart; one ball per player
  • The blocker beginning at one end of the line moves to block each player in sequence
  • Rotate the blocker after each run 

STEP Variation

Task – As the players become more proficient increase the pace of the drill

Task - As the players become more competent the blocker may be required to dive to block each kick