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Win the breakdown with three players or less - Graham Smith's guide to the right details for the ruck area Read more...


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Body profile coaching tips and getting ready to rumble Read more...


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Part two of our tackling template: Impact and grip Low technique Bruce Lee punch Read more...


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Kick Like Carter - New Zealand kick far more than we imagine despite their high scoring rates. They kick to create pressure as much as relieve it. You can do the same, replicating the raking left boot and deft touches of All Blacks fly half Dan Carter. Read more...


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Coaching Rugby

Ideal for new and aspiring coaches of junior players, this manual is designed to help you build your players' techniques, skills and understanding of the whole game from ages 8 to 16. A4 colour, spiral-bound book. Read more...


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The five minute warm down

Warming down is often a neglected part of the game. The last whistle too often signals the end of that week's training and playing. Read more...


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Switch on for handling

Don't let your rugby players lose focus before the match. Keep their minds on the game with this decision making and handling exercise. Read more...


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Understanding the warm-up

Here is a guide to knowing what is required from the warm-up session before your coaching session begins. Read more...


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Match ready warm-ups

Warming-up should mirror game-related movements and use the same muscles in the same types of movement patterns as will take place in the game. Read more...


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Warming up

This article looks at what to include in your rugby warm up drill. Read more...