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Fast Food Cheats & Rugby Performance

2017-07-19T18:36:23+00:00 By |

There are thousands of articles about the effects of junk food on general health; however, these facts are often not enough to filter out the occasional temptation to order that burger that will arrive immediately and is devoured in minutes. Within 10 minutes, it is easy to forget that this even happened; however, don’t be surprised when you don’t feel


Get Rugby Savvy With These Great Apps

2017-07-12T20:29:03+00:00 By |

In keeping up with the times, the game of rugby is progressing with technology to provide fans with even more insight into their favourite teams. Today, the best way to stay informed, track your progress and make sure you catch every game is on your phone. There are many useful apps that rugby-mad players, coaches and fans can use –


Tips To Beat Winter Blues

2017-07-03T11:01:00+00:00 By |

You either are a winter person or you aren’t – some feel more upbeat about life when it’s cold but others feel like crawling into a ball and hiding. If you are one of those people who don’t function well in winter, we have some tips to ensure you are feeling up to exercise and sport. Mind-set changes are not


Q&A with Sevens Record Holder Niel Powell

2017-06-30T16:21:34+00:00 By |

Blitzbokke Coach, Neil Powell, recently made history with the Blitzbokke by winning the HSBC World Sevens Series in Paris. Not only has Neil won the tournament as a coach but also as a player during the 2008/2009 season when he was a part of the squad. Having attended our Advanced Coaches Course before becoming a professional coach, we chatted to


DIY Rugby Goal Posts

2017-06-15T15:12:12+00:00 By |

No need to find a rugby field with goal posts to practice your kicking skills any longer, you can make your own kicking posts for your garden with a few simple materials. Set a holiday project with your dad and build a kicking post that you and your friends will love – all year around. Here is what you will


Fast Track Your Rugby Development These July Holidays

2017-05-26T11:46:52+00:00 By |

“If a window of opportunity appears, don’t pull down the shade.” – Tom Peters  We take a look at questions we often get asked so that, those who may be afraid to ask, are able to grab the opportunity to attend our courses. Remember that no question is silly so keep asking us about our courses for your understanding. Have


How to set achievable sports goals

2017-05-16T15:04:46+00:00 By |

One of the more challenging skills to master as a sportsman is goalsetting. Many sportsman take this aspect for granted; going with the flow and hoping that one day they will achieve “greatness”. However; without setting goals for yourself, you risk not working hard enough or putting enough effort in to do well in the things that are most important


Physical Testing In Rugby

2017-05-16T13:30:28+00:00 By |

There is often some anxiety about r among players due to the concern that their condition will not be good enough for their team. While these tests are in place to assess whether you are in the right condition for the game, they were not designed to decide whether you will make the team or not. A simple change in mind-set


Teens: Whey Up The Consequences

2017-04-20T19:17:08+00:00 By |

One of the key character traits of the millennial generation is that they are often impatient with their progress. Teens who play rugby are often tempted to gain size or strength by using protein shakes and whey powder. While protein supplements can help you achieve these goals, taking them from a young age can have severe effects on the body


Rugby Jargon Debunked

2017-04-20T19:09:51+00:00 By |

Have you ever found yourself on the side-line listening to other parents and supporters referring to the game and don’t have a clue what they are talking about? Chances are they were using a combination of rugby terminology and slang.   But how do people pick up these words if they don’t play the game? The best way to learn