My name is Alex. This is Andy. We’re from
Missoula All-Maggots. Web site is www.maggots.org. Now, we’re going to learn how to do the
proper tackle technique. What you need to do in order to tackle correctly. The first
thing you need to do is get low; always get low. There’s really no substitute for that.
Anything else, if you’re high you have no control. If I try to tackle from here, he
can shed me like it’s nothing. If I get low then I want to try to tackle his hips;
he can’t go anywhere. So when he’s coming into me I’m going to get low. First of all,
I’m going to want to keep my head to the outside. If I bring my head across his body
like this – knee to the face. If you just put your neck out there, bad decision, bad
situation to be in. So you want to be here, keep your head in the outside, step into him,
wrap him up, very important. Wrap him up and then drive through, just like that.

How to Play Rugby: Advanced : How To Tackle in a Rugby Game
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100 thoughts on “How to Play Rugby: Advanced : How To Tackle in a Rugby Game

  • November 1, 2011 at 4:46 am
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    @spudie11 I'm American, why can't I play Rugby? :/ It's fun.

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  • November 1, 2011 at 10:09 pm
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    @spudie11 Oh yeah I understand that America isn't the best source to go to when learning the sport. But when it's americans teaching americans, then whats the problem? Youtube is mainly populated by americans. See if Americans ran over to New Zealand and started telling them how to play rugby there'd be a problem! My main point being, this video seems fine for beginners, which is what americans are to this sport. LET AMERICA PLAY TOO! WE WANT TO HAVE FUN!

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  • November 2, 2011 at 8:46 pm
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    @KeatonWardNumber42 what im saying is that if america isnt a good country for rugby, then it shouldnt be teaching it to anyone, especially americans. if you keep teaching yourselves, you wont get any better. and maybe youtube may be mostly viewed by americans when it comes to rugby videos, it isnt. and one tip, never learn the basics of tackling you need to learn it advanced or it wont be safe. and dont get me wrong, i dont care if your american, the bigger rugby is, the better.

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  • November 3, 2011 at 2:18 am
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    @spudie11 What you're saying makes sense to me. What is a good "Rugby Tip Channel" to learn from then?

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  • November 4, 2011 at 8:07 am
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    @KeatonWardNumber42
    learn by playing the sport,
    watching can only give you the basics

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  • November 11, 2011 at 11:31 pm
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    Thumbs up for the Springbok jersey!!

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  • November 13, 2011 at 11:23 am
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    From england its simple, cheek to cheek done, bigger they are, the harder they fall !

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  • November 13, 2011 at 4:40 pm
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    cool

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  • November 18, 2011 at 5:48 pm
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    @murphman300
    Yes you can. I think you forgot that you can grab someone's shirt and pull them to the floor and you can also ankle tap. Basically, you can do anything below the neck as long as its with arms and hands but without punching, squeezing or slapping. And you have to stay away from the nether region 🙂

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  • November 20, 2011 at 4:04 pm
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    Advanced??

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  • November 29, 2011 at 10:19 pm
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    @spudie11 that awkward moment when americans play more than three sports… cricket, rugby, and soccer.

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  • November 30, 2011 at 10:19 pm
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    ik kind of looks like u scoop him though

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  • December 14, 2011 at 9:16 pm
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    I used to be a rugby player like you … then i took an arrow to the knee

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  • December 18, 2011 at 12:09 am
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    @RAMADEVIism Nope its Football, Basketball, and Nascar for the most part…

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  • January 3, 2012 at 8:46 am
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    How is this advanced… oh wait there americans

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  • January 6, 2012 at 5:21 pm
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    the thing about 1:00 is that i don't want a knee to the balls. I am watching this cause i have to play for the bloody A-team tomorrow

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  • January 10, 2012 at 8:49 pm
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    This is why Americans invented American Football 🙂

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  • January 20, 2012 at 2:14 am
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    cheek to cheek

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  • February 13, 2012 at 4:43 am
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    @Outlawzand1 why???

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  • February 26, 2012 at 10:20 pm
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    @RAMADEVIism no its football, baseball, and basketball.

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  • March 2, 2012 at 7:21 am
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    then u get the moment where the guy ways like 10 times more then you and u can't pick him up 😛

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  • March 4, 2012 at 11:25 pm
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    Thumbs up for,
    THE DOG IN THE BACKGROUND

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  • April 12, 2012 at 12:10 am
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    why the fuck ami listening to rugby advice off an AMERICAN .

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  • April 13, 2012 at 5:54 am
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    Illegal move! You can't lift him off his feet

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  • April 28, 2012 at 8:44 pm
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    I got a game in 2 days!

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  • May 12, 2012 at 6:23 am
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    Ty this is helpful. A simple guide on how to. Not the 5 steps of like cheek to cheek

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  • May 19, 2012 at 2:39 am
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    You can lift him in leagues higher than highschool.

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  • May 29, 2012 at 4:18 am
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    no worries bro my teams first game of the season we lost i think it was 96-0. i didnt play that game though seeing as i had just joined the month before. by arch your back do you mean like bend at the waist?

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  • May 29, 2012 at 10:39 am
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    ..being american makes the advice any worse?

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  • May 30, 2012 at 8:15 am
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    oh sorry, forgot that there was a disease in americans that stopped them from playing good in rugby… ONLY for americans..
    my bad dude

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  • June 8, 2012 at 3:51 am
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    well in sch we're thought to go around the knees

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  • June 18, 2012 at 11:40 am
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    you nonsense tackle on full speed bro

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  • July 8, 2012 at 11:04 pm
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    I am a certified coach, Referee and former player and that is a total ameuture tackle

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  • July 8, 2012 at 11:06 pm
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    OMG AN AMERICAN WITH A SPRINGBOK JERSEY

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  • September 1, 2012 at 1:42 am
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    Dog casually walking through the video lol

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  • September 2, 2012 at 7:49 am
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    this is like the opposite of how to tackle in football lol

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  • September 14, 2012 at 4:20 am
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    Cause we smeared your ass in the revolutionary war

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  • September 17, 2012 at 8:23 pm
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    why would you want to be called the maggots??
    stupid americans..

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  • October 4, 2012 at 9:19 pm
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    Americans are shit at rugby?

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  • October 7, 2012 at 3:10 pm
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    if this is advanced then wats beginners

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  • October 7, 2012 at 3:13 pm
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    i wanta see the dog tackle

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  • October 14, 2012 at 2:29 pm
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    clicks on video…..hears american accent….leaves

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  • October 30, 2012 at 10:26 pm
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    @mkmjproductions wtf, of course you can. You can dump tackle as long as you go down with them, and dont drop them.

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  • November 16, 2012 at 7:06 am
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    this is terrible. he never said cheek to "cheek", wrap legs, or drive with the shoulder. 3/10

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  • November 24, 2012 at 12:13 am
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    played a rugby game on wednesday, didnt put my head on the outside and took a knee to the face.. got a hice bruise from that

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  • November 30, 2012 at 2:29 am
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    Because you put ami instead of am I…

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  • December 26, 2012 at 8:14 am
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    and has the most obese and obtuse people

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  • December 29, 2012 at 10:13 am
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    An AMERICAN is a native who was born in what is now the US the man in this video does not appear to be AMERICAN he could be of any ethnicity…

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  • January 26, 2013 at 1:52 pm
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    England really isn't that far behind in terms of obesity lol

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  • February 4, 2013 at 5:35 am
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    canada isnt bad at rugby

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  • February 6, 2013 at 6:47 pm
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    I hope I wasn't the only one to notice that random dog in the background :S

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  • February 6, 2013 at 8:17 pm
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    I don't get why there's hate on American football. I play both rugby and American football. They are both brutal sports!

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  • February 15, 2013 at 12:40 am
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    Becuase if it weren't for us germany would have trampled the shit out of you hobknockers in WWII

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  • February 19, 2013 at 11:49 pm
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    I'm American…And Wondering The Same Thing..

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  • March 4, 2013 at 7:59 pm
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    Ignore this video, Tips
    -foot work, if you got shit foot work then you cant get close to your target.
    -make sure your always got your head up, if you look down your butt will stick up
    -get low, but not too low that they'll be able to side step you or out pace you (if 1 on 1)
    -go towards them, don't just stand there, move up to him(best takles are ones that are made at full pace when the ball carrier isnt expecting it)
    Im a prop so dont know loads and iv proberly talked bull shit but hey

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  • March 5, 2013 at 3:54 pm
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    Here we fucking go, what is with this God damn patriotism?

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  • March 11, 2013 at 3:51 pm
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    I know, I hate the U.K. I'm Welsh but I hope we become independent.

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  • March 12, 2013 at 7:51 pm
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    Why do you hate the U.K?

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  • March 12, 2013 at 9:11 pm
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    Well not exactly ''hate''. I just find it boring.

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  • March 25, 2013 at 8:20 pm
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    Sorry but i can't take advice about rugby from an American!!

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  • March 29, 2013 at 9:59 pm
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    tackling is not that easy it requires much more technique than that

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  • March 31, 2013 at 7:40 am
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    Is there anything wrong with that? There are plenty of Americans that play rugby, as well as many other races. I'm an American, and I do understand that we are unfortunately hated by probably just about every other country. However, please try to not stereotype based off race while on the topic of sports. Any sport, football, rugby, baseball, hockey, and american football, regardless of ethnicity, requires the same dedication and effort to play.

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  • April 10, 2013 at 12:31 pm
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    nah it's because they should be getting advice off New Zealanders like us 😉

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  • April 14, 2013 at 11:54 pm
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    because U.S. are the defending olympic champs

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  • May 8, 2013 at 6:23 pm
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    Actually the US are olympic champs in Rugby Union. They one gold in the 1924 Paris Games so uhhhh read a fuckin book jack off.

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  • May 8, 2013 at 11:18 pm
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    Not listening to fucking yanks pretending they know something about rugby

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  • May 10, 2013 at 2:06 am
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    Yea if it were sports that would be a whole different thing, jackass

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  • May 10, 2013 at 5:34 pm
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    Let's not turn this rugby video into an argument over who smeared who now shall we? No?…. Okay 🙁

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  • May 10, 2013 at 7:17 pm
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    than britain burned down half the whitehouse

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  • May 22, 2013 at 5:25 pm
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    isn't america just a british invention?

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  • June 14, 2013 at 11:02 pm
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    haha i'm English but thumps up for that come back

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  • June 17, 2013 at 9:20 pm
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    whats that got to do rugby

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  • June 29, 2013 at 5:54 pm
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    can't play 15's for shit though

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  • July 15, 2013 at 3:46 am
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    What a joke

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  • July 17, 2013 at 9:14 pm
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    nz gona win the world cup agen ahahahahah

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  • July 29, 2013 at 8:36 am
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    If we all didn't focus on the pussyfied sport Football I bet you would be right

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  • August 20, 2013 at 8:14 am
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    you idiot, tackling is one of the main parts of rugby! you probably don't even play rugby.

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  • August 21, 2013 at 12:56 am
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    I do actually

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  • September 3, 2013 at 3:35 pm
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    Actually if you think about it in american football they're padded up unlike rugby players.

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  • September 8, 2013 at 4:00 pm
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    Americans teaching people how to play Rugby ? what's next Samoan's teaching people how to play American football?

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  • September 12, 2013 at 7:31 pm
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    *cough cough* 1812

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  • September 21, 2013 at 5:20 pm
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    i can tackle hard but i might aswell see how it's properly done xd

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  • September 29, 2013 at 10:45 am
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    What the fuck does that have to do with this fuckwit

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  • October 4, 2013 at 6:34 pm
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    We "smear" your arse in Rugby Americunt

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  • October 6, 2013 at 10:31 pm
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    1. the most IMPORTANT thing before contact in a tackle is having the correct foot forward.
    if you are going into contact with with your right shoulder then you have to have your right foot forward, vise-versa

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  • October 7, 2013 at 5:27 pm
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    its simple run at the attacker go cheek to cheek then hold his legs you fall down he falls down

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  • October 15, 2013 at 6:46 pm
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    i like going for the legs, takes them down 10/10 times and if he is a lot stronger and physically bigger than i am, i grab his legs which prevents him from running well and my team mates finish the jib normally the forwards

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  • October 19, 2013 at 5:02 pm
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    i agree

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  • October 19, 2013 at 5:03 pm
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    haha you never forget about that , because if you didn't have the to remember you'd be a pile of sh*t even though you lot already are , ENGLAND are one of the best , that's not my opinion it's an actually fact and you lot play football with your hands and armour ? don't think your hard cos you beat us haha

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  • October 23, 2013 at 6:19 am
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    NZ too?

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  • October 23, 2013 at 6:20 am
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    samething? sorrry

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  • October 24, 2013 at 9:09 pm
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    This won't work tackling a prop twice the size as you?

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  • December 12, 2013 at 2:32 am
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    i luuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuvvvvvvvvv        rrrrrrrrruuuuuuuuuuuuuggggggggggbbbbbbbbbbyyyyyyyyyyyy iiiiiiiiiiiiiiimmmmmmmm          11 yrs old!!!!!

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  • November 17, 2014 at 6:45 pm
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    Yeah because making a tackle in rugby is 'Advance'

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  • November 21, 2014 at 10:08 pm
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    Thanks great tip 🙂

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  • January 4, 2015 at 10:05 pm
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    Dont copy his technique his posture is horendouse if a guy was running at u and u got into that posision ud find urself on ur arse with alot of people laughing at you for thinking you knew how to tackle.

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  • April 12, 2015 at 10:11 am
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    Good videos guys. The main point being in this video that should be taken from it is head position. It's an all too common occurrence to see head position in front of the opponent which as stated causes both head and neck injuries. Prioritise head always to the side, the rest will follow with practice. Remember alot of people watching this video will be beginners etc. Footwork, driving technique and the like are skills to be learnt as well but pointless if you have a broken neck or setting yourself up to be bumped off all the time. Basics, basics, basic.

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  • February 27, 2016 at 9:29 pm
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    Don't listen it's not how too tackle at all

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  • April 17, 2016 at 7:00 pm
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    Has their ever been an expert village video that didnt suck.

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  • September 4, 2016 at 7:33 am
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    ha lol wrap there legs up so they can't go anywhere… no they won't but they can still offload if they don't go down

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