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New to Coaching

Courses which will develop the Foundation skills behind coaching the 15-a-side game in Rugby Union.

The coaching landscape

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CPD - Scrum Factory

The Scrum Factory aims to increase the number of players able to play in the scrum, particularly the front row. The course is designed to help coaches and players to understand individual and collective techniques, as well as position specific conditioning.

Meaningful sessions can be delivered regardless of numbers attending training and with minimal equipment and expense to the club or school.

Visit the online course booking system to secure your place now.

Rugby Ready

The IRB Rugby Ready programme was launched in October 2007 to educate, aid and support players, coaches, match officials and unions on the importance of sufficient preparation for training and playing in order for rugby to be played and enjoyed while reducing the risk of serious injury.

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CPD - Continuity in Attack, 15-a-side game

This course focuses on the manipulation of a defence by the ball carrier and support. As the primary threat to a defensive line, the ball carrier can disrupt the line shape and present opportunities to evade tackles, while maintaining forward movement.

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IRB Online Laws Test

Test your knowledge of the laws of rugby by taking the IRB's online exam here.