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The Importance Of Staying Hydrated

2016-11-04T07:53:58+00:00By |

Staying hydrated is one of the most important things a rugby player needs to keep in mind – whether during practice or a game. It may seem straightforward but often we may be dehydrated without even realising it. The answer to staying hydrated is to ensure you are long before your body gives you a “sign” that you need water.


Childhood Development Through Rugby

2016-04-24T21:06:46+00:00By |

BENEFITS OF RUGBY IN CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT: CHARACTER BUILDING Playing rugby from a young age can be a lot of fun – boys get to interact with others in their age group and learn what it feels like to belong to a team. As straightforward as this may sound, these benefits teach young players the core values of rugby, sport and


Power Training in Rugby?

2016-03-13T19:13:02+00:00By |

Power training implies strong movements that are performed at high speeds.  Examples of power training are: Olympic Lifting (power cleans / clean and jerk / snatch) Plyometrics (squat jumps / tuck jumps / split jumps) Power Weights (power lunge / power step-ups / weighted squat jumps) High-Speed Weights (low weights moved at high speeds e.g. bench press Power training is

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