Rugby is still a growing sport in the U.S. and the latest training tips are hard to come by for most players. And so Rugby Rugby has the Player's Guide to help fill the void and provide some insights on training tips.
In order to design physical conditioning and training programs that are specific to the sport, it’s important to start first with an understanding of the demands of the game. Former USA International Sevens and All American Wing Alex Ross looks at the physical demands of Rugby Union.
Nike Elite Rugby Camps has secured ten current or former Team USA players to coach young rugby players this summer. Elite’s coaching staff will be headlined by current Team USA star player Colin Hawley. Hawley played for the USA Eagles National Team in the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
Empire GU will hold its Final Four weekend for Men’s D2 and D3 on Saturday and Sunday, May 4-5. The event will be hosted by Princeton Athletic Club at PAC Rugby Field in Monmouth Junction, NJ.
Evolution Rugby Camps have joined forces with US Sports Camps to launch a nationwide network of rugby camps for high school boys. This summer the Evolution Rugby Camp network will establish the first two camps in Clemson and Chicago. The camps will be directed by the co-founders of Evolution Rugby, Head Coach of the Clemson Tiger Rugby Program, Justin Hickey and 2012 Team USA U20 Coach Scott Lawrence.
The role of a rugby coach has different meanings depending on your players, team and goals. The Rugby Coaching Manual is an attempt to demystify the essentials of the game of rugby and present them in relatively simple language for rugby coaches of all levels.
It is a good idea to plan the shape of your sessions before you ever start and the Rugby Coaching Manual looks at how to plan your pre-season.
Cutting the ball back is one of the most important plays in rugby but it is not the most natural or first thought for many players. The Rugby Coaching Manual looks at how to train for cutting the ball back.
There are also various ways in which you can condition your players in the pre-season phase without using a ball and these techniques can easily be carried on through the season. The Rugby Coaching Manual looks at martial arts techniques to use in rugby training.
Passing out of contact is one of the game’s most important skills that can so easily alter things very quickly. The Rugby Coaching Manual explains how best to pass out of contact.
Far too often a rugby coach encounters tactical issues during a match and many times these could be considered before the first kick. The Rugby Coaching Manual looks at some practices you can take to avoid this problem.
The Rugby Manual looks at how to get out of trouble with a kicking policy and how to attack with kicks.
The lineout has changed over the years and The Rugby Coaching Manual looks at this phase of the game and how to make it productive for your team.
The rugby scrum is one of the most difficult rugby techniques to practice at training sessions but one that shows great rewards when done correctly. The Rugby Coaching Manual looks at some rugby scrum training techniques.
The rugby re-start is the kiss of death on any session and the sooner you accept this the better and The Rugby Coaching Manual looks at some training techniques.
Balance is the key to successful rugby. There are times in every game where it is important to speed it up and slow it down and Rugby Rugby’s Richard Anderson looks at the 15 vs 7 attacking philosophy to dictate how a team plays. Improve how your team plays with this kind of balance.
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.