As a travelling Specialist Rugby Kicking Coach, about the most common question I’ve fielded in the past 12 months has been: “How Can My Players Add Distance To Their Kicks?” As you can appreciate, there is no definitive answer to this question. But, there is a particular piece of ‘Magic” that a player needs to […]
It is an understatement for me to suggest that kicking grips are over-rated. What, I hear you say?! Well, I mean for all the instruction on how to hold the ball, we are far more effective if we coach the player to ‘manipulate’ the ball into the correct position on the foot. So, I’m saying […]
The three biggest issue facing rugby coach and players in their physical preparation are: Limited practice time Finding effective and relevant protocols Individualising the training across a broad range of athletes. The Aerobic Solution solves these very problems by presenting training solutions as used by professional teams and adaptable to any rugby player or club. […]
Each month we review a piece of research that is applicable to rugby. Either by using rugby players as subjects, or other athletes but the outcomes are directly applicable to rugby players. The goal of these reviews is to take a piece of research and provide a practical, actionable outcome for all rugby players and […]
Well, I wouldn’t exactly call it an analysis, as such. More like I’m going to take a small aspect of Leigh Halfpenny’s kicking technique and discuss it with you. In this member’s area we pay a lot of attention to kicking smoother, rather than harder. Not to mention kicking from a ‘framework’ that will […]
The following interview with specialist kicking coach Stuart Lierich, was recorded as part of an upcoming project. While that is currently on the back burners due to the upgrades here, we thought we’d share the interview with our members.
The following is a members webinar recorded in 2013. It covers a number of options for an attacking lineout playbook including short options, no-call lineouts and reactive lineouts.
Part of the content that will be available to members is done-for-you sessions covering a range of areas of the game. These will range from single sessions through to annual progressions. Today we have a place kicking session designed by specialist kicking and catching coach Stuart Lierich.
Welcome to this month’s member’s MasterClass. Whilst seemingly an uncomplicated topic, this area of kicking is so important to creating effective outcomes. Let’s face it, you can be well conditioned, move fluently & make good decisions; BUT if you’re not able to create sweet & controlled contact between ball and foot, you’re results will be […]
In this Member Q&A Stuart discusses the key traits of good kicking teams and what you need to consider for your own kicking strategy. “Yes, you may be a running or passing team, but you need a clearly defined kicking strategy to compliment all other coaching and situational outcomes”….