This is a compilation of some of the longest kicks that rugby has ever seen featuring Elliot Daly, Francois Steyn, Jonny Sexton and more.
Here's a brand new video of Jonathan Sexton and Paddy Jackson at Goal Kick training. These two Irish players are ranked four and five respectively in the Six Nations Goalkickers by goalkickers.co.za. Sexton and Jackson have very calm and measured kicking mechanics. Notice they are striking the ball very easily and not pushing for too … Continue reading Freeze Frame Kicking by Jonathan Sexton and Paddy Jackson
Ireland brilliantly beat Rugby powerhouses New Zealand and England over the last six months. Both teams were undefeated for 18 games before meeting Ireland. Making the scale of the Irish victories enormous. It’s a credit to the Irish team, and the coach Schmidt who devised shrewd game plans to beat the All Whites (13-9) and … Continue reading How Ireland beat the All Blacks and England
The Box Kick has become a popular tool in Rugby. The kick is unique in its mechanics because the kicker strikes the ball over their shoulder. The kick is primarily executed the half back position to serve offensive and defensive needs. A well executed Box Kick can turn the opposition teams around and reduce attacking … Continue reading How to do a Box Kick in Rugby
The Drop Kick is the hardest of all kicks in rugby. The ball is moving and must bounce on the ground first which increases complexity. Just to make kicking even harder, some Drop Kicks are performed in "live play" where all players and the kicker are moving. This accounts for the Dropkick being rarely used. The … Continue reading How to do a Rugby Drop Kick