Lineout Webinar Re-released

We have had a few people who contact us after reading the last Lineout blogpost about the possibility of releasing the webinar that the content came from.

Although we had no plans to do so, we thought we’d give the people what they want.  You can pick it up here for $9.95.

There won’t be a big sales page or anything. It’s a 38 minute webinar covering a lineout playbook including reactive and no-call lineouts.  Click here to buy.

Rugby Fitness Coach Certification July Enrolment Open

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The Rugby Fitness Coach (RFC) Certification is the foundation course in our Physical Preparation Certification Structure.  It is aimed at rugby coaches, players, strength and conditioning coaches and personal trainers who are involved in coaching the physical preparation of rugby players. In July we will be presenting this certification in a completely new manner, which you […]

“Three Common Skill Errors of Goal Kicker”
by Stuart Lierich

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KickBuilder Podcast
30 May, 2014

Our good friend Stuart Lierich has released another episode in his “KickBuilder Podcast”. Well worth a look.

The Simplest Way To Expand Your Lineout Options

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Devising a lineout strategy is a balancing act.  You need to take in account the time you have available and the ability of your players, then balance that against creating enough variety to get the job done. At most sub-elite levels of rugby, teams will have a combination of “short” and “full” lineouts. And more […]

How To Improve Your Rugby Coaching With A Better Feedback Framework

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Coach, ever had a feedback check-up? Now on the surface, that may appear somewhat of a confronting question, given that you are an experienced rugby coach. You’re the ‘fountain of knowledge’ for your players and the more you speak, the more they learn, right? Ah wrong. Over these past few years, with rugby coaching becoming more […]

3 Offside Touch Games for Conditioning

Game based conditioning (sometimes called short-sided games) is a very popular way to perform energy system development work in rugby players.  It creates a competitive environment that not only develops conditioning but uses skills under fatigue and is also fun for the players, who may need a mental break from more traditional conditioning methods.  These […]

Breakdown Defence Part 2: Folding

The original question that we received, sparking the last post and this one, was to do with folding.  Again there may be regional dialects involved, but folding is essentially how players re-join the defensive line as they move from one side of the field to the other. Players are not in the defensive live as they […]