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Courses which will develop your ability to coach talented players

The coaching landscape

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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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Coaching the XV a side game - UKCC Level 2

This course has been specifically designed to advance those coaches who may have been working with children in rugby union and now begin the transition to the 15-a-side game.

The course also acts as an entry to the qualification programme for those coaches who are currently coaching 15-a-side rugby, but have not been involved in coaching children rugby union.

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CPD - Player Profiling, 15-a-side game

Player Profiling is the most accurate, objective way to analyse ability. Coaches should be aware of the benefits of effective profiling and devise templates to gather accurate information. Inaccurate profiling affects the coach-player relationship, so this course highlights the need for objective data, from evidence, not opinion or assumption.

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CPD - Goal Setting, 15-a-side game

A vital goal for coaches is to ensure all young players enjoy the experience, environment and ethos of the game. They also need to set goals around their academic demands. What are a player's aspirations, or whose aspirations are they? This module highlights and discusses some of the things that motivate people and influence their goals.

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