Place kicks accounted for 45% of all points scored in 582 international Rugby Union matches between 2002 and 2011 (Quarrie & Hopkins, 2015). In fact, a Goal Kick regularly decides a game. So it's worth mastering. Here are the essential steps in performing a Goal Kick: 1. Set up the ball on a tee, pointing … Continue reading How to Goal kick in Rugby
Dan Carter is one of the best fly-halfs to play the game. He's also one of the best rugby kickers in history. Here's a new tribute video.
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