The Mechanics of the Lineout Throw DVD

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In this DVD Matt Sexton, former Crusaders hooker and Kings Super Rugby coach delivers a comprehensive lesson on the key skills of lineout throwing.

  • If you want to become an expert in teaching hookers or you are a hooker this DVD is a must have.
  • Matt takes you sideline with Crusaders players as they master their throwing skills using the most up to date and innovative approach to skill development.
  • The key elements of the throw, principles of accuracy, technical skills and common faults are explained in a hands-on session.
  • These skills are reinforced to players in the Canterbury and Crusader rugby environment and can be easily taught to players at all levels.
  • Running time 17 minutes.

Matt and the players detail:

  • Grip, stance and release.
  • Large to small muscle groups.
  • Straight line throw.
  • Flight of the ball.
  • Meeting at the apex.
  • Hooker Initiated throw.
  • One Handed throw.
  • Jump Initiated throw.
  • Core stability and medicine ball drills.
  • Claybird shooting and Platform target challenge drills.

Additional Information

Matt Sexton

Former Head Coach of the Kings Super Rugby Franchise and Eastern Province Kings Currie Cup team, Former Crusaders Hooker, New Zealand RFU Staff Coach and Canterbury RFU Academy Manager

A member of the Crusaders squad in five of the team’s first six seasons, Matt Sexton went on to play successfully in Europe with leading Irish province Ulster. Sexton debuted for Canterbury in 1991 and had run up 128 appearances by the time he headed offshore 10 years later. A highly respected coach and Qualified Physical Education teacher Matt headed up the Canterbury and Crusaders player Academy programmes and coached the Crusaders Development Team from 2008-2012. In 2012 Matt’s coaching career took him to South Africa where he was Head Coach of the Kings Super Rugby Franchise and Eastern Province Kings Currie Cup teams.  


Learn from the Best!

Canterbury and the Crusaders are recognised for creating the most successful environment in world rugby. The Crusaders have been without question the most dominant team in Super Rugby since the game turned professional. Their winning achievements on and off the field are unrivalled. The Crusaders player development and coaching systems lead the way, setting standards many aspire to reach. Cornerstone to the Crusaders powerful history is the unique training environment and culture that we are now proud to share with you through the “Crusader Series” of coaching DVD’s.

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