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The Benefits of a place on the Leadership Academy

A host volunteers graduate from the RFU leadership programme

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There are numerous benefits to the Leadership Academy, both for community rugby clubs and the individuals involved in rugby.

The club will:

  • Have a confident and competent leader with the capability to run the club.
  • Benefit from new ideas and good practices to help the club reach its goals.

The leadership candidate will:

  • Receive professional training.
  • Improve their knowledge of the skills needed to run a club/CB.
  • Receive coaching from an experienced mentor.
  • Share good practice that will make their club better.
  • Participate in a support and challenge group with their peers.
  • Be presented with rugby branded clothing.
  • Be reimbursed reasonable travel expenses.

The mentor will:

  • Get satisfaction from helping others develop the skills to become better leaders for the good of the game.
  • Learn about themselves and others through sharing their knowledge and experience.
  • Widen their network.
  • Be presented with rugby branded clothing.
  • Be reimbursed reasonable travel expenses.
 

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