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Holistic Athlete Development (Part 2) Leave a comment Read more »

Holistic Athlete Development (Part 2)

After introducing the concept “Holistic Athlete Development” (HAD) in the first part of this series, I would like to go into more depth and underline the idea from a practical aspect in this month’s post. But before digging a bit deeper, I would like to…


A Wake-Up Call to Coaches: RFU losing £8m of Funding 1 Comment Read more »

A Wake-Up Call to Coaches: RFU losing £8m of Funding

Last January, Sport England, the body which presides over the allocation of public money to sports development in England, announced its plans to invest £493m in grassroots sport over the next four years with the aim of keeping alive the legacy of the 2012 Olympic…


New Scrum Laws: A Bit of a Farce? Leave a comment Read more »

New Scrum Laws: A Bit of a Farce?

  Is crouch-bind-set the start of the end of the game for all sizes? New scrum laws this season have, in my opinion, seen this area of the game turn into a bit of a farce. In many games that I have watched, both on…


Holistic Athlete Development (Part 1) Leave a comment Read more »

Holistic Athlete Development (Part 1)

In this series of blogs, I would like to introduce coaches and athletes to a concept that aims to develop players through skills gained and applied outside the usual training and competition environment. The idea is that coaches and athletes should emphasise a stronger requirement…


Joys of Age-Grade Coaching: Start of a New Season (Part 1) Leave a comment Read more »

Joys of Age-Grade Coaching: Start of a New Season (Part 1)

Five more sleeps! A new season starts on Sunday and for the first time in a few years I’m especially excited and enthusiastic at the prospect, so much so that I’m counting the days just as I hope my players will be. Five more sleeps……


British & Irish Lions Support Grassroots Leave a comment Read more »

British & Irish Lions Support Grassroots

The British & Irish Lions visited Sydney Grammar School in Australia to host a coaching clinic with 11 and 12-year-old players. Sydney Grammar School was the same school that was visited by the very first British & Irish Lions squad on the inaugural Tour 125…


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