Mental wellness for women rugby coaches

in Girls/Womens, Podcast

In this episode of the Women's Rugby Coaching podcast, Jess Bunyard is joined by Vicky Alexander. Vicky has a number of rugby roles including Petersfield RFC Senior Men’s Coach and Cobham Girl’s Rugby Lead. The episode discusses Vicky's coaching work at Cobham including recognising and supporting female players with their mental health. MORE

From 0 to 75 players: Leanne Riley’s guide to...

in Girls/Womens

In 2016, Harlequins and England star and Girls Rugby Club’s Advisory Board member, Leanne Riley helped set up the girls’ section at Guildfordians Rugby Club, which has grown to more than 75 players. The key element to this success was her work in engaging girls with rugby within schools. With girls playing rugby in schools,... MORE

Restart shootout

in Attack, Girls/Womens, Kicking & Catching

This small-sided game is ideal to work on players kick chase and keeping the ball alive in attack. You can use this as a standalone skills game or have it as a platform to launch a bigger game of touch and pass from. Thanks to Simon Parsons, Women and Girls Director of Rugby for Tunbridge Wells RFC and Kent U15s Girls Head Coach for this activity. MORE

Breaking the PANE: Themes & storytelling for all levels

in Podcast

Andy Stevens and David Sharkey join Jess Bunyard on Breaking The Pane to discuss themes and storytelling. With each person at a different stage exploring themes, the group travel through their own experiences offering a guide to anyone wishing to add theming to their coaching toolbox. MORE

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