Warm Ups

Warm-ups and cool-downs are two of the most important aspects of your training and match day routines.
It’s vital that your players warm-up and cool-down properly in order to maximise their performance and reduce the risk of injury. We tell you how and why warm-ups and cool-downs work and we suggest some warm-up drills that you might try with your team.

6 Skills Cicuits

6 top skills circuits

The trouble is that “skills” training can be quite boring because it has to be, by nature, repetitive. That’s not to say you can’t use games and gamification to make things better though. Why not try a skills circuit, with tight timings for each station. Players work in groups of four – as two pairs […]

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Does 2 laps of the pitch work as warm-up?

Does two laps of the pitch work as a warm-up?

From Rugby Coach Weekly Some teams will warm up with two laps of the pitch. There are three good reasons not to do this: It only suits certain types of players It does not replicate the type of training or game that rugby needs It wastes valuable time that could be used to work on […]

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Add jumping to your warm ups

Jumping is a crucial skill in rugby but one which is often poorly coached or not coached at all. Basic jumping skills can be built into your rugby warm-up drills and can easily be improved with coaching.

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