Join host Dan Cottrell as he looks at the lastest developments in rugby coaching in conversation with leading grassroots and professional coaches.
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In this podcast we discuss How to observe a team more effectively; What interventions work with the most difficult players; What a great player does more than just a talented player; Why we want "pigs" not "chickens"
What coaches need to change about themselves; Why values need to be more than just posters on the wall MORE
Ed Robinson talks about his coaching role in the 2018 Sky Sports Rugby try of the year MORE
In this podcast, I get a chance to quiz Warren Abrahams, a senior coach with England Sevens and academy coach with Harlequins. Well-known for being a very creative coach, I ask him about how he builds better relationships with his players, and how he goes about this creativity in his sessions.
Irish RFU training and education manager, Colin Moran explains how we should be developing coaches who focus on player development. MORE
Simon Nainby is an experienced strength and conditioning coach, with a strong interest in rugby. For a number of years, his Undergroundathletics.co.uk blog has been one of the best ways to quickly access all of the latest thinking on coaching. His excellent curation means he has a wealth of ideas to inform his day-to-day coaching. MORE
Dr Andy Abraham is an experienced researcher and teacher in sports coaching. He's also been a novice coach in rugby union, starting his journey with his own son in the north of England. Now, having coached at this level for 5 years, it seemed a good moment to find out what he had learned from this experience. MORE
Giles Heagerty is a very experienced coach at all levels of the game. He runs the rugby at Cheadle Hume School, Manchester, is the head coach of England Counties U18s and this year has taken on the role of head coach at Waterloo Ladies, who play in the top English league. MORE
Dan Cottrell speaks to Dr Suzanne Brown about the optimum environment for coaching. Suzanne, who recently shared a stage with Eddie Jones and Russell Earnshaw, talks about the ways you can challenge players so they can learn faster and more effectively. MORE
Digby Webb, a South African working at a top English rugby school, tells Rugby Coach Weekly how his experiences with top coaches in his homeland shaped the way he controls his coaching environment. MORE
I thoroughly enjoyed Sharief's approach to difficulties to creating the right environment to learn and how it needs to start with the coach's clear focus on the right techniques. MORE