Player Development

The Rugby Guide

FUNdamentals Players in this development phase are approximately 5 – 10 years old. The FUNdamental stage has to be well structured and fun! Participation in as many sports as possible is encouraged – if possible three or four times per week. This is where we develop the overall motor skills. Most learning activities are best…

Manage your Chimp!

What if you had a machine that made you really happy, gives confidence and success, stops you from being anxious and worrying and removes all unpleasant thoughts and feelings. You would say: “give me that machine!”

Speed, Agility & Quickness

Rugby games are won on Speed. Everybody admires the players who can side step and swerve through a defensive line. Even more important nowadays with the tight defensive patterns is this ability to escape a tackle by changing direction at the last minute. Or what about these 50/50 situations where reaction determines who gets the…

Evaluate

Take the time Evaluate your trainingsprogram regularly. Do you need to adjust your goals? Use the actual matches for this, you can focus on the aspect you developed in your evaluation. Remember the development cycle was: 1. defining your starting point and 2. where you want to be / goals, 3. the trainingsplan that was…