USA Touch Rugby

USA Touch is the official provider of Touch through the Federation of International Touch in the United States. What is touch?Touch is a minimal contact sport played on a pitch area of 50m x 70m. The game emphasises running, agility, passing, catching and communication. Touch is often referred to as Touch Rugby, but there is NO tackling, lineouts, scrumming or kicking involved. This makes it appealing to a wide range of ages and abilities, from juniors to masters and from slight to heavy builds. Touch is one of the few team sports where men and women compete on teams together not only socially but at an international level.

Course curriculum

  • 2


    • FIT 5th Edition Rule Overview

    • Start of Match

    • 7 Meter

    • Obstruction

    • 3 Penalty Exclusion Zone

    • Zero Touch

    • Sin Bin

    • Interchange

    • Defending Player Entering the 7 Meter Zone

    • The Drop-Off

    • FIT 5th Edition Conclusion

  • 3

    General Play Signals

    • Start of Match

    • 5th Touch

    • 6th Touch

    • Ball to Ground

    • Dummy Half Touched in Possession

    • Rollball Not Square

    • Try

    • End of Game

  • 4

    Penalty Signals

    • Penalty

    • Forward Pass

    • Hard Touch

    • In The Ruck

    • Late Pass

    • Not Rolling Off The Line

    • Obstruction

    • Off the Mark

    • Off Sides

    • Throwing Ball Away

    • Verbal Dissent

    • Voluntary Roll Ball

  • 5

    Sin Bin Signals

    • Sin Bin

    • No Touch

    • Forced Interchange

  • 6

    Off-Field Signals

    • All Clear

    • Forward Pass - Sideline

    • Out of Bounds

  • 7


    • Course Exam