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Rugby Rugby's Tom Billups was trying to help players find the mental preparations for rugby when he started speaking with Dr. Goldman-Rogow. I was looking for techniques and strategies to help players deal with the elevated levels of competition pressure. He speaks with Goldman-Rogow.
Brett Taylor was a USA Rugby assistant coach with me for 3 seasons, guiding the Eagle backline at the 2003 World Cup. Rugby Rugby's Tom Billups talks to Taylor about coaching rugby.
An avid rugbyrugby.com reader wrote in recently and asked what a typical day in the life is for a Cal Rugby student athlete. There where several queries within the original question, but I thought I would make an attempt to provide a glimpse of what any given in-season Tuesday is like for a varsity rugby player on the campus of the University of California.
With the domestic rugby calendar in full swing, there is a lot of coaching taking place around the nation and Rugby Rugby's Tom Billups talks about the differing methods of learning for rugby players.
Rugby Rugby's Tom Billups is one of the top rugby coaches in the U.S. and he answers questions from Rugby Rugby readers on the game of rugby.
Rugby Rugby's Tom Billups looks at the essence of the game of rugby after a recent match between Cal and University of British Columbia.
If you are like me, you have played team sports the whole of your life and your teammates are a huge part of that experience and Rugby Rugby's Tom Billups looks at the importance of teammates.
In coaching there is no greater reward than to see one of your athletes achieve their goals. Mike MacDonald is one of my former players who has been on an improving path for a number of years, and now is near the top of his game as a professional rugby player.
The holiday period is all work as a professional rugby player but Rugby Rugby's Tom Billups found a free moment to speak with USA Eagle Paul Emerick.
By most accounts, the laws of the game of rugby did not change significantly for several decades, but the laws have changed dramatically over the past 15 years and Rugby Rugby's Tom Billups looks at some of the recent changes with the ELV's.
Speed, agility, and quickness are huge in rugby and Rugby Rugby's Tom Billups looks at how Takudzwa Ngwenya used all three to beat Bryan Habana on the way to a try at the Rugby World Cup.
If you are looking for them, you can find the quotes in the morning sports page from athletes (and sometimes coaches) relating to an upcoming contest. They read; “Boy I hope we show up tomorrow” but Rugby Rugby's Tom Billups does not believe that 'hope' is what gets results.
The U.S. armed forces have long been involved with the game of rugby and Rugby Rugby's Tom Billups talks about what he learned from attending this year's Armed Forces Championships at Camp Legeune.
Congratulations to U.S. Eagle lock Alec Parker on earning his 50th test cap at the Rugby World Cup and Rugby Rugby's Tom Billips explains how Parker is 'one hard man.'
The Six Nations rugby tournament, the oldest rugby championship the world, is the premier international rugby tournament in the Northern hemisphere and is contested by the traditional European powers, England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, France and Italy, with the winner accepted as the ‘best’ team in Europe.
Gilbert has released a new line of rugby cleats. The Gilbert Virtuo 8S is part of the exciting new product. Check it out.
The entire All Blacks apparel line has been updated for 2013/14. Check out the New Zealand All Blacks polo.
The Nike Tiempo is a solid rugby cleat and one of few styles still made from full-grain natural leather.
The Gilbert Blitz 8S rugby cleat is a great cleat at a great price of $69.99. Get a new pair of cleats today.
A cool looking all black rugby cleat with the high performance adidas is known for. Get in the Gear!
Wear the crest of the British and Irish Lions on your t-shirt. A great look for the summer.
The All Blacks Performance t-shirt is black with hints of blue from the training jersey. Very Cool.
The New Zealand All Blacks training jersey for 2013/14. Get in the Gear!
The USA Rugby Pro Alternate rugby jersey is perfect for any fan of the Eagles. Get yours to wear during the summer Test matches.
The NEW All Blacks 2013/14 jersey has arrived at World Rugby Shop. Dare to wear the colors of the All Blacks.