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GIR Six Principles of the Scrum

Six Principles of the ScrumBasic

Players must understand that by working through the six-principles, they are ensuring they have correct, safe body shape when scrummaging
GIR Front Row Binds

Front Row BindsIntermediate

Players must understand the dynamics associated with binding of the front row and the importance of maintaining the six-principles.
GIR Engagement 1 - Static

Engagement 1 - StaticBasic

Players focus on maintaining body shape and the six principles through pre/in/after engagement.
GIR  Engagement 2 - Dynamic

Engagement 2 - DynamicBasic

Players focus on the six principles are maintained to ensure weight transfer during a scrum.
GIR  1v1 Front Row - Dynamic

1v1 Front Row - DynamicIntermediate

Players work in a 1 v 1 formation to develop their ability to maintain the six principles through force.
GIR 2v1 Front Row - Dynamic

2v1 Front Row - DynamicIntermediate

Players work in a 2 v 1 formation to develop their ability to maintain the six principles through force.
GIR 3v3 Front Row - Dynamic

3v3 Front Row - DynamicIntermediate

Players work in a 3 v 3 formation to develop their ability to maintain the six principles through force.
GIR Testing 1 - Squat Test

Testing 1 - Squat TestBasic

The squat test is a good indicator of player ankle flexion, hamstring mobility and hip range of movement for those who play in the scrum and need to hold shape for a period of time.
GIR Testing 2 - Reverse Bench

Testing 2 - Reverse BenchBasic

The reverse bench test is a good indicator of neck strength which is a non-negotiable for any player wishing to play in the front row.
GIR Testing 3 - Bridge - Plank

Testing 3 - Bridge - PlankBasic

The bridge/plank test focuses on the core stability of a player. This test is appropriate for any player but importantly those who play in the scrum.
GIR Testing 4 - Scrum Shape

Testing 4 - Scrum ShapeBasic

The scrum shape test at 60cm height demonstrates competency of the six principles for a 10 second period. This is the minimum standard for those wishing to play in the front row.