At the Investec International Rugby Academy, we understand that rugby is a multi-faceted team sport which requires every team-member and coach to be at the top of their game. That’s why we are offering players and coaches courses from 25 June to 29 June, aimed at giving players and coaches alike an opportunity to improve their skills and knowledge, regardless of their level in rugby, by learning from former professionals.


Our course coaches are varied in skill and experience, creating a knowledgeable team of professionals who provide the best insight to players and coaches alike. Our coaches include the likes of John Smit, André Pretorius, Braam Van Straaten, Jacques Botes and Peter De Villiers to name a few.


Our modules include:

  • Mental Skills,
  • Conditioning,
  • Lineouts,
  • Scrums,
  • Back Attack,
  • Defence,
  • Contact Skills and Rucking,
  • Nutrition


Coaches’ Courses

Our courses, which cater for ambitious coaches from all levels who want to learn from some of the best in the business, are the ideal opportunity to tap into the vast knowledge of some of SA’s top coaches in an environment where coaches can share ideas and grow.


Players’ Courses

We tailor the content and skills-work to your needs as a player, offering position-specific coaching with top international and provincial rugby players and coaches helping players hone in on their unique skills and up their game.


Our courses welcome boys aged 7 to 17 in a range of three age-appropriate levels:

  • Prestige Players’ Course – ages 7 to 10
  • Intermediate Players’ Course – ages 11 to 14
  • 5-Day Players’ Course – ages 14 to 17


Whether you’re a player or a coach, you can take advantage of this opportunity to glean from iconic players and coaches who have a wealth of knowledge and experience in the game to share with you. It will be a rugby experience you’ll never forget! Register here: