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Rugby Breakdown Training Packs

Specific targeted modern breakdown and contact training. Focuses on body position, skill, entry power and ball winning ability with a selection of world class training tools.

Highly effective, innovative and guaranteed to get your players fizzing into breakdowns.

Pack Options

Our coaching staff and put together 3 options to suit budgets and squad numbers.

Breakdown Training Pack-

Great for school teams or clubs working with a small group. 1-6 players.

  • 1 x Force Hook Hit Shield
  • 1 x Cross bar & Pole Sets
  • 1 x  Half Tackle Bag (unweighted)
  • 1 x Breakdown Ball 6kg
  • 2 x Strength Bands -  1 x Blue, 1 x Red 
  • 1 x Strength Band Connectors
  • 1 x Strength Band Loading Strap

Breakdown Training Pro Pack - 

Larger school squads and club squads. Also includes the body mover weighted bag for more advanced clean out. Suits 6-10 players.

  • 1 x Weighted Body Mover Breakdown Bag 30kg
  • 2 x Force Hook Hit Shields
  • 2 x Cross bar & Pole Sets
  • 2 x Weighted Half Tackle Bags
  • 2 x Breakdown Ball 12kg
  • 6 x Strength Bands -  2 Red,  2 x Blue, 2 x Green 
  • 2 x Strength Band Connectors
  • 2 x Strength Band Loading Straps

Breakdown Training Pro Squad Pack - 

Plenty of kit for large squads, high level teams or flexibility to split up your squad and train different drills in separate groups. Also includes Pure Power Trainers for high level power training.

  • 2 x Pure Power Trainers
  • 1 x Weighted Body Mover Breakdown Bag 30kg
  • 3 x Force Hook Hit Shields
  • 3 x Cross bar & Pole Set
  • 3 x Weighted Half Tackle Bags
  • 3 x Breakdown Ball 12kg
  • 12 x Strength Bands -  4 Red,  4 x Blue, 4 x Green 
  • 8 x Strength Band Connectors
  • 4 x Strength Band Loading Straps
More Info on Each Item

Force Hook Hit Shields

  • Multi- purpose tackling and breakdown training. The unique curved / hook head design allows for powerful contact whilst keeping the holder protected.
  • A wide range of physical contact skills can be practised at high-intensity.


Cross Bar & Pole Sets

  • Highly effective body position training system.
  • Set the cross bar to control the body position height players enter breakdown and tackling drills.
  • Players dip from the hips under the bar before completing the breakdown activity.


Half Tackle Bags

  • Size 780mm x 450mm. Weighs 28kg.
  • Great for tackling and clean out drills.
  • Designed for modern breakdown training focusing on very low contact point.


Breakdown Balls 
  • Excellent for training a strong over the ball body position, grabbing and ball security strength when competing for those all important turnovers.
  • Weighted soft shell medicine ball perfect for strengthening core, wrist and arm strength specific to grabbing the ball at the breakdown.
  • Place the ball in at the end of a Half Tackle Bag to complete breakdown contact drills with ball grabbing.


Weighted Body Mover Breakdown Bag 30kg 

  • Weighted bag apprx the size of a torso that replicates moving or tipping bodies out of the collision area to clear the ball quickly.
  • Place the torso bag for low punch clearance or higher for flip clearance.



Strength Bands 

  • Portable resistance bands used to create resistance and develop core, strength, balance and clean out power.
  • Adding mini strength bands and loaded resistance to add dynamic and functional load to multiple drills.
  • From crawling to core strength, breakdown power, tackling, speed and even agility mini band and harness drills can't be beaten.

Strength Band Connectors
  • Designed to safely attach mini bands together.
  • Joining bands allows for longer loading and crawling drills.
  • Training load can be controlled by joining bands of different strengths, connecting one or more bands.

Strength Band Loading Straps

  • Allows coaches and trainers to control the amount of load and angle of resistance.
  • Apply the load from behind, front, side on or dynamic moving.
  • Develop core stability, body position and game specific power.


 Pure Power Trainers

  • The R80 Pure Power Trainer leads the way as the most popular rugby specific power, core stability, body position, scrum and breakdown training tool.
  • Two players wearing heavy duty power harnesses are connected back to back.
  • Both players get into scrum/ruck body positions and attempt to pull the other person backwards using forward driving power (keeping their backs parallel to the ground), strong core and ideal pushing technique.
  • Includes 4 x Pure Power Multi Harness, 4 x connectors with easy attachment.

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