Both inside and outside centres need to be strong, fast, agile, and able to kick, pass, sidestep, and tackle like a boss. Centers are usually in the thick of it on the rugby field, so their training should reflect this reality.
RUGBY POWER TRAINING
Power matter. It gets us through gaps, it helps us rise above the other team at lineout time and it is often the difference between getting cut down at the tryline and scoring under the posts. Rugby-focused power training depends on your position. Here’s our archive on power training for rugby.
WHAT WE COVER
How do you develop hip drive for the rugby field? Read our complete guide to hip drive for rugby players and get to work this off season! It’s a much overlooked part of mobility and strength for rugby players.
Tackling ability correlates directly with lower body power. During the season, tackling ability only gets better if your lower body power stays constant. Therefore, rugby players must maintain leg strength to improve or maintain tackling ability.
Have you ever been told by coaches that you are too small or you need to be bigger? Or perhaps you wished you were bigger?
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