Coaches Course

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Coaches Course 2016-10-21T09:40:45+00:00

Designed for coaches who want to further their careers. This is an intensive five day course which will help coaches find their feet and guide them in the right direction. Coaches interact with module presenters and work closely with them. Runs alongside the intermediate players course for promising rugby players aged 15 to 17 years.

Course Overview

  • You will interact with the coaches and players on the course, applying learned skills and techniques, taking part in discussions and asking questions
  • Framework to identify talent, increase your positional knowledge, analyse performance and design a strategy and game plan
  • Our specialist coaches will work in mini unit situations with players on the intermediate course and you will observe and interact with them. You will also focus on the areas of coaching that you wish to develop further
  • The Investec International Rugby Academy also employs specialists in rugby specific conditioning, individual and team skills, mental toughness, nutrition and injury prevention. You will learn from and interact with these experts during the course. This course will provide you with solid knowledge, different perspectives and a challenging and interactive environment
  • The cosmopolitan mix of coaches creates an infectious and highly stimulating environment and sharing of ideas that benefit all

Course Outline

  • Planning the season – the rugby programme
  • Rugby specific conditioning
  • Designing a strategy and game plan
  • Skills development
  • Continuity and basic patterns
  • Sequencing from set piece
  • Individual and team skills
  • Scrum and the tight five (front row alignment, locks, loose forwards)
  • Kick offs and mauls
  • Lineouts (procuring the ball, lifting and support)
  • Creation and exploitation of space
  • Back attack
  • Back defence
  • Counter attack
  • Mental toughness
  • Nutrition
  • Analysing performance and remedial coaching