Si Nainby delivers a two-part podcast with Andre Quinn. He is Head of Athletic Performance at Cavan GAA. He was previously a strength and conditioning coach at London Irish and sports scientist at Harlequins. MORE
In the third episode of the Rugby Coach Weekly Podcast, Dan talks to experienced grassroots coach and coach developer Ian Diddams about teaching scrummaging.
With a number of international front-rowers only starting their trade after the age of 16, is their case to change the way we coach scrummaging? Dan asks the former front rower whether the scrum is relevant before 16 and if we shouldn’t actually spend more time on other skills.
He says that:
Listen to his tips on how to mix scrum shapes into training, how to balance your approach and what techniques he would focus on first.