Dan Cottrell speaks to Jess Bunyard, Andy Stevens and Jamie Green about their approaches to Return to Play. Jess is director of women and girls rugby and RDO at Huddersfield YMCA RFC. Andy is chair of mini and juniors at Ellingham and Ringwood RFC. Jamie is director of rugby at Royston RFC. They all coach across a wide range of age groups. MORE
Coaching Laid Bare: Episode Two with Rachel Taylor
Liza Bird Burgess and LJ Lewis discuss a round of questions about the practicalities of the game. In this episode they are with former Wales international captain, Rachel Taylor.
She’s the first female Welsh Rugby Union regional academy skills coach. She also coaches men’s rugby in North Wales.
They cover these topics:
- Creating the right environment to motivate players to come back to training
- Work Ethic versus Skill
- How do you prioritise training sessions to get the most out of individuals and team?
- Does storytelling have a place in coaching?
- What does a session look like to ensure learning takes place for players?