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Training and Educational Resources at the Community Rugby Shop

A young boy breaks through the defence in a school rugby game

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The Community Rugby Shop site is the place to visit for all your rugby training and educational resources to help you develop as a coach, referee or volunteer.

This dedicated site offers you a central point for securely purchasing a range of quality educational products, both Rugby Football Union (RFU) specific and other rugby material.

There is a wide range of DVDs, books and training equipment covering crucial elements of rugby development such as skills training drills, fitness guidelines and nutrition advice.

Some of the most popular items include:

RFU Proficiency Award Packs

The Rugby Union Proficiency Awards are an important tool to help players, teachers and coaches assess rugby union skills and fitness.  Each award contains a series of tests suitable for each age banding in the game for U7 to adult.  The awards can form a key part of a club, school, college or university player development plan and are available in the form of primary, secondary, college and university and club packs.

RFU Start Coaching Tag Rugby manual

Developed by the RFU’s Coaching Department to support the initial steps into coaching, this manual and DVD helps coaches explore and discover skills, tactics and rules with players.  The focus is on introducing rugby with fun game-related activities and adapted games. 

RFU Yearbook

Need directions to a club, contact details or want to read a review of the season, the yearbook contains all the information you need to know about RFU rugby clubs throughout the country.

To shop for these items or browse the many other useful items on sale please visit the RFU Community Rugby Training and Educational Resources site.


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