Rugby: key skills

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Where can I download the Core ...

Where can I download the Core Skills Curriculum (CSC)?

Hadley Wilcox Coach, England

Top Tips for Girls U12 Tag Rug...

About to start a Girls U12 Tag Rugby team (hopefully) to run over the Summer months. Has anyone any particular top tips?

Gary D Coach, Northern Ireland

First time coaching the U13s n...

I have just started helping our head coach with under12's team. He wants to retire and has put me forward to be head coach next season. I am a little worried on how i should aproach training with the boys, going to a full 15 a side team on a full pitch. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

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Safest way to introduce tackling?

Teaching a PE class of none rugby playing 12 year olds. Discipline can be an issue so needs to be very controlled. Thanks.

Paul Stewart Coach, Ireland

next season we introduce kicking to the boys what can you suggest would be a good place to start and how quickly should this progress be. any hints tips or drills would be great

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iain Coach, England

Miss pass - got the basics. How can improve on it /next?

Miss pass - got the basics. How can improve on it /next stage?

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Bonjour, combien de temps doit durer une seance reservée?

Bonjour , De Temps COMBIEN DOIT Durer plaquage séance UNE reservée au verser des jeunes débutants et confirmes merci Jean-Luc Merci

Jean luc Coach, France

Looking for coaching tips on introducing U9 kids to?

Looking for coaching tips on introducing U9 kids to the tackle area

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advice on confident tackling at under 9's level.

I am currently coaching at under 9's level and some of my players are suffering from 'rabbits in headlights' syndrome in regards to tackling and defence during a game. The players do it perfectly at training and understand the rules. Are there any tips or drills I can use to solve this?

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I coach U8's and am looking for drills to get them?

I coach U8's and am looking for drills to get them used to tacking other players. They are fine using the tackle bags but are finding it difficult to get used to tackling players

Mark Thornton Coach, Northern Ireland

At u13 age group is it good to be playing a game every?

At u13 age group is it good to be playing a game every weekend or should it be staggered with training?

craig hamilton Coach, England

how do you gain more confidence in rugby

how do you become confident in rugby

amelie ganley Coach, England

Developing a 1:1 coaching plan for a junior

Hi I’m a proud dad who wants to help his 12 year old son develop as an aspiring number 12/13. No experience at all coaching but willing to give it a go. He already trains with his team of course but only once a week. I’d like to supplement that with a plan that he and I can follow 2 to 3 times a week but limited realisticallly to he and I. Passing and tackling and speed and agility I’m guessing are key? Anything on decision making would also be good. Any advice gratefully received!

Carl Mooney Coach, England

Tips for teaching kids to pass...

Tips for teaching kids to pass? Under 7's%3A Posture, feet position, ball holding,action, short and long passes. Any guidance / links to websites please

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Coaching the Tackle for U9s wh...

Some of my U9s players, who are experiencing contact for their first season, are showing reticence in tackling - how do you coach or get through the fear factor/element?

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my player cannot kick a ball a...

my player cannot kick a ball always kicking to early any tips

Neil Jackson Coach, England

what is key factor analysis | ...

what is key factor analysis

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does the IRB have any courses ...

does the IRB have any courses related to coaching sevens or have any resources to help develop sevens coaching

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With the huge succes of rugby ...

With the huge succes of rugby 7s in the last years I start to wonder if there are special rugby 7s coaching courses? Thank you.

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