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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…


Body Perception: Post-London 2012 Leave a comment Read more »

Body Perception: Post-London 2012

Body perception refers to that which we all feel about our own body and how we think others perceive it. It relies mainly on our personality, personal experiences and various social and cultural factors. It is common that some people will have an obscure body…


Develop Speed and Power (Part II) Leave a comment Read more »

Develop Speed and Power (Part II)

This is the second part of the game speed series blogs. Part I detailed the methods used in this programme, so it is a helpful introduction to this series and I strongly recommend that you read it before starting this programme. This programme will help…


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…


Keep Fit Off the Pitch With Dance Leave a comment Read more »

Keep Fit Off the Pitch With Dance

Gavin Henson, Ben Cohen, Matt Dawson, Austin Healey and Martin Offiah have all done it on “Strictly Come Dancing”. Although rugby and dance don’t normally get lumped together in the same conversation, the benefits of using dance to keep fit off the field far out…


Develop Speed and Power (Part I) Leave a comment Read more »

Develop Speed and Power (Part I)

Welcome to the first article of my new rugby fitness blog! In this article, which is part I of a two-part series, I am going to cover a topic which will benefit any rugby player: speed training. There are many gimmicks out there that claim…


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