EXPERT SESSIONS AND ADVICE FROM QUALIFIED AND EXPERIENCED GRASSROOTS RUGBY COACHES

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Being a rugby coach means more than knowing how to execute a particular rugby skill, run a rugby drill, or set up a formation. The rugby coaching advice in this section highlights the important issues facing coaches and shows you how to approach them to become a better coach. These articles look at issues such as playing against sides that cheat, coping with problem players, getting a winning mentality and much more.

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Roundup Rodeo Ep92: Reviewing the best content

in Round-up Rodeo with Phil Llewellyn

Host Phil Llewellyn with guests review some of the many great podcasts, books, articles and webinars from the last week.  This week's guests: Mike Pride, chiropractor and rugby coach, Isak Hommedal, Norweigan sports club leader and Matthew Shaw, sports lecturer and coach. All are rugby players in Norway who have been instrumental in setting up rugby clubs in the west of the country.   MORE

Challenges to see what players can achieve

in Rugby coaching

Balance training, so players move from technique to real situations, even if the technique isn’t perfect. Use challenges to see what they can achieve, not what they can’t. Greg Cooper, Utah Warriors head coach explains how he does this. MORE

Make weaknesses positive

in Rugby coaching

Pointing out a player’s weaknesses can be difficult and possibly counter-productive. Here, we explain how you can work with each player positively, by changing your focus. MORE

Roundup Rodeo Ep91: Reviewing the best content

in Round-up Rodeo with Phil Llewellyn

Host Phil Llewellyn with guests review some of the many great podcasts, books, articles and webinars from the last week.  This week's guests: Sally Needham, Academy Human Development and Performance Culture Lead at Sheffield United, consultant and FA coach educator and Jane Booth, 'Chaser of Dreams' Consultant, Mentor and Cultural and Leadership Developer.  MORE

Why we should coach to tackle higher, not lower,...

in Rugby Coach Weekly with Dan Cottrell

Dan Cottrell speaks to Inside Running Academy boss, Mike Rogers. Mike, who's just finished a season in the US MLR with the New England Free Jacks talks openly about his experience coaching in both his homeland of New Zealand and the States. There is a very moving passage where we discuss vulnerability and authenticity. Mike's message about his relationship with rugby and his family will strike many chords with coaches. MORE

Roundup Rodeo Ep90: Reviewing the best content

in Round-up Rodeo with Phil Llewellyn

Host Phil Llewellyn with guests review some of the many great podcasts, books, articles and webinars from the last week. This week's guests: Josh Fletcher, performance coach with Formula 3 and founder of Career Blueprint and Dan Howells, strength and conditioning coach consultant and personal development coach with Collaborate Sports. This Week's Content https://www.yourcareer-blueprint.com https://collaboratesports.com Josh Fletcher Contact Info @careerbluepring – Instagram @coachblueprint1 – Twitter Dan Howells Contact Info @collaborate_sports - Instagram @howellsdan - Twitter MORE

Roundup Rodeo Ep89: Reviewing the best content

in Round-up Rodeo with Phil Llewellyn

Host Phil Llewellyn with guests review some of the many great podcasts, books, articles and webinars from the last week. This week's guests: Charlie Morgan, Senior Rugby Writer at The Telegraph and Ross Hamilton, freelance Rugby Analyst working with BT Sport, formerly Saracens and England analyst. THIS WEEK’S CONTENT Two Sides – British and Irish Lions Documentary Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game – Michael Lewis MORE

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