This page contains free coaching material, ready for you to download and use. Please let me know if you have interesting material to put on this page.

On Motivation of Rugby Players

Free Match statistics (please sent me more...)

Free Rugby Coaching Manuals (please sent me links or electronic copies)

Free advice on Fitness for Rugby

David McLean who was the SRU Fitness Advisor with two documents on fitness. Some ideas are now dated but the interval section is still great.

John Kenbeek has developed a introduction weight training program for rugby players for as early as 10 years old. This prepares for a more serious weigh training program later on.

Preparation of the Dutch Hockey team for the world cup. Fitness testing, heart rate monitoring, the importance of using little games (3 vs 3, 4 vs 4). Unfortunatly in Dutch.....

Free fitness tests

Rugby and medical issues

Don de Winter, MD Sports Physician and formerly employed by the NRB and now responsible for a sports injury clinic has with several articles.

On Nutrition and Doping some IOC documents

For the mental training program for rugby.

LTAD and Rugby

I am involved with the Dutch Rugby Union and the NOC to set up a talentdevelopment program for rugby in the Netherlands. Here some documents we are using:

To help you with your own rugby goalsetting program

In Dutch language:

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