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Rugby : skills, tactics & rules / John McKittrick & Tony Williams.

By: McKittrick, John, 1934- [author.].
Contributor(s): Williams, Tony, 1960- [author.] | Williams, Tony | Williams, Tony | Williams, Tony.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : David Bateman Ltd, 2015Edition: 4th edition.Description: 166 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781869538859.Other title: Rugby skills, tactics and rules | Skills, tactics and rules [Portion of title].Subject(s): Rugby football -- Rules | Rugby football -- Training | Rugby Union football | Rugby Union football -- Rules
Contents:
Originally published 2008. -Rugby is an exciting game ...run with the ball, score a try, make a crucial pass, crash in a perfect tackle, get covered in mud, become part of a team, have fun. Now in its 4th edition, Rugby Skills, Tactics & Rules has earned a reputation as the best book for learning the fundamental skills of the game so you can experience the thrills and spills of playing, and winning. Over 170 colour photos of top players from around the world; Specially created diagrams to explain critical aspects of moves and tactics are a great tool for coaching; 200 variations of challenging and useful drills; Sections on the tactics, strategies and skills needed to win a game; Covers the basic skills of running, passing, catching and tackling; Includes specialised skills and set play: scrums, line outs, rucks and mauls, restarts and endings; Also discusses the spirit, traditions and social aspects of the game.
Summary: Rugby is an exciting game ...run with the ball, score a try, make a crucial pass, crash in a perfect tackle, get covered in mud, become part of a team, have fun. Now in its 4th edition, Rugby Skills, Tactics & Rules has earned a reputation as the best book for learning the fundamental skills of the game so you can experience the thrills and spills of playing, and winning. Over 180 colour photos of top players from around the world; Specially created diagrams to explain critical aspects of moves and tactics are a great tool for coaching; 200 variations of challenging and useful drills; Sections on the tactics, strategies and skills needed to win a game; Covers the basic skills of running, passing, catching and tackling; Includes specialised skills and set play: scrums, line outs, rucks and mauls, restarts and endings; Also discusses the spirit, traditions and social aspects of the game.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Rugby is an exciting game . . . run with the ball, score a try, make a crucial pass, crash in a perfect tackle, get covered in mud, become part of a team, have fun. Now in its 4th edition, Rugby Skills, Tactics & Rules has earned a reputation as the best book for learning the fundamental skills of the game so you can experience the thrills and spills of playing, and winning. Over 170 colour photos of top players from around the world; Specially created diagrams to explain critical aspects of moves and tactics are a great tool for coaching; 200 variations of challenging and useful drills; Sections on the tactics, strategies and skills needed to win a game; Covers the basic skills of running, passing, catching and tackling; Includes specialised skills and set play: scrums, line outs, rucks and mauls, restarts and endings; Also discusses the spirit, traditions and social aspects of the game.

Includes index.

Previous edition (author, Tony Williams): 2012.

Originally published 2008. -Rugby is an exciting game ...run with the ball, score a try, make a crucial pass, crash in a perfect tackle, get covered in mud, become part of a team, have fun. Now in its 4th edition, Rugby Skills, Tactics & Rules has earned a reputation as the best book for learning the fundamental skills of the game so you can experience the thrills and spills of playing, and winning. Over 170 colour photos of top players from around the world; Specially created diagrams to explain critical aspects of moves and tactics are a great tool for coaching; 200 variations of challenging and useful drills; Sections on the tactics, strategies and skills needed to win a game; Covers the basic skills of running, passing, catching and tackling; Includes specialised skills and set play: scrums, line outs, rucks and mauls, restarts and endings; Also discusses the spirit, traditions and social aspects of the game.

Rugby is an exciting game ...run with the ball, score a try, make a crucial pass, crash in a perfect tackle, get covered in mud, become part of a team, have fun. Now in its 4th edition, Rugby Skills, Tactics & Rules has earned a reputation as the best book for learning the fundamental skills of the game so you can experience the thrills and spills of playing, and winning. Over 180 colour photos of top players from around the world; Specially created diagrams to explain critical aspects of moves and tactics are a great tool for coaching; 200 variations of challenging and useful drills; Sections on the tactics, strategies and skills needed to win a game; Covers the basic skills of running, passing, catching and tackling; Includes specialised skills and set play: scrums, line outs, rucks and mauls, restarts and endings; Also discusses the spirit, traditions and social aspects of the game.

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