Thanks to everyone who entered our Rugby Coaching Competition!
The winner of a coaching session was Chris Sweetapple who is an amateur coach Saracens Amateur RFC. Chris will win a coaching session with me, Dan Cottrell, as well as £100 Amazon voucher and a bundle of our rugby coaching manuals.
I simply loved this plan for a session.
It mixes quick messages with detail on how to coach and what to coach.
The session itself is very much game-led, so the players will be making decisions as they aim to develop their skills.
And it’s a session you could run with weaker and stronger players. In Chris’s case, he has a development team.
Look out for a full write up in Rugby Coach Weekly, and also for details of my coaching session with Chris!
And congratulations to our runners-up Chris Andrew and Robert Ayers.
Billy Vunipola with his U11s coach and one of his team mates on tour. Imagine this match up! If you want to see really competitive training, just ask a group of PE teachers to play a game. Even a gentle game of touch rugby brings out a ruthless streak it seems. Now, mix these teachers... MORE
It’s flattering to think we are the reason that some players are enjoying their rugby. It might be said to be our main motivation to coach. Too right, and there’s no harm in taking pride in that fact. But if we expect something in return, it counts for nothing. That’s because it turns its value... MORE
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