Technical skill training framework and skill load measurements for the rugby union tackle

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Hendricks, Sharief, Till, Kevin, Oliver, Jon L., Johnston, Rich D., Attwood, Matthew, Brown, James, Drake, David, MacLeod, Simon, Mellalieu, Stephen D., Treu, Paul and Jones, Ben. (2018). Technical skill training framework and skill load measurements for the rugby union tackle. Strength and Conditioning Journal. 40(5), pp. 44-59. https://doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0000000000000400
AuthorsHendricks, Sharief, Till, Kevin, Oliver, Jon L., Johnston, Rich D., Attwood, Matthew, Brown, James, Drake, David, MacLeod, Simon, Mellalieu, Stephen D., Treu, Paul and Jones, Ben
Abstract

Drawing from skill acquisition and development literature, we present a novel tackle skill training framework. The framework outlines the training purpose (technique proficiency, technique capacity, skill proficiency, and skill capacity), skill workload measurements (available information, task difficulty, rating of perceived challenge, and skill load), as well as the training conditions and coaching style for the tackle in rugby union. Using this framework and skill load measurements, we propose a preseason tackle training plan. This tackle skill framework and skill load measurements serve as potential preventive measures for tackle injury risk while improving players' tackle performance

Keywordsrugby; collision sports; tackle; skill training; skill conditioning; training load; injury prevention; performance
Year2018
JournalStrength and Conditioning Journal
Journal citation40 (5), pp. 44-59
PublisherLippincott Williams and Wilkins
ISSN1524-1602
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0000000000000400
Scopus EID2-s2.0-85056907090
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