Rugby Skills Academy (cancelled for 2022)

High quality rugby coaching developing hybrid players of the future

  • Weekly training sessions to develop technical skills, tactical knowledge & understanding

  • Different theme each week covering fundamental skills e.g. passing, kicking, evasion etc

  • Fun, engaging & competitive sessions

  • Develops self-confidence, creativity, decision making & resilience

  • Outstanding coaches (RFU  Level 2+ & enhanced-DBS)

 

Langley Park School for Boys (cancelled)

Wed 23/02/22 to Wed 25/05/22

U9 to U10 - 6pm to 7pm (£10)

U11 to U14 - 6pm to 8pm (£15)

Warlingham RFC (cancelled)

Thurs 24/02/22 to Thurs 26/05/22

U9 to U10 - 6pm to 7pm (£10)

U11 to U14 - 6pm to 8pm (£15)

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Rugby Skills Academy

 

Our Rugby Skills Academy gives players the weekly opportunity to improve their technical skills, tactical awareness & game understanding. Our sessions also develop transferable life skills such as decision making skills, resilience, creativity and self-confidence. 

 

What is included?

  • 1-2 hours of technical rugby skills coaching per week

  • Improve your technical skills

  • Improve your tactical awareness

  • Improve your game understanding

  • Receive high quality feedback to improve your performance

  • Photos & videos of Rugby Skills Academy training (parent/guardian consent required)​

  • Technical t-shirts can be purchased to wear to sessions for £19.99 (adult sizes)

Example of U9 to U10 session

  • Warm up games - 5 mins

  • Station 1 of skill development e.g. catch & pass technique - 15 mins

  • Station 2 of skill development e.g. grubber kick - 15 mins

  • Game play (applying skills under pressure) - 20 minutes

  • Group & individual feedback, awards and presentation - 5 mins

 

Example of U11 to U14 session

  • Warm up games - 20 mins

  • Activate stretches - 10 mins

  • Station 1 of skill development e.g. Passing - 20 mins

  • Station 2 of skill development e.g. 2 vs. 1 - 20 mins

  • Station 3 of skill development e.g. depth & support in attack - 20 mins

  • Game play (applying skills under pressure) - 25 minutes

  • Group & individual feedback, awards and presentation - 5 mins

What is the cost?

Pay for the 6-week programme

Our Rugby Skills Academy is delivered in 6-week blocks. The total cost is outlined below: 

U9 to U10 - £60 for 6 weeks (£10 per 1-hour session)

U11 to U14 - £90 for 6 weeks (£15 per 2-hour session, £7.50 per hour)

Pay for individual sessions

If you can't commit to training every week, then you can book individual sessions:

U9 to U10 - £12.50 per session (1 hour)

U11 to U14 - £17.50 per session (2 hours)

All payment must be completed during the online booking, in advance of the first session

What do I need to bring/prepare?

 

  • Bring a personal drinks bottle to stay hydrated (ideally water)​

  • Bring boots & trainers (to suit the variable terrain)

  • Wear a mouth guard for contact rugby

  • Wear suitable sports clothing for outdoor sessions including rain jacket for wet weather (no jeans)

  • Bring medication for any personal medical needs e.g. asthma pump & epi-pen

  • We recommend that you eat sufficient food 2+ hours before training to ensure that you have enough energy to perform (ideally complex carbohydrates). We advise not to eat snacks during the session.

  • Please do not bring any food that contains nuts as some player may have severe allergies

 

More information about our Rugby Skills Academy

  • Please arrive 5 minutes early at the start

  • Players must register at the start with the coaching team

  • Players should arrive ready changed for the session (no changing facilities)

  • Players must abide by our code of conduct to promote a positive coaching environment

  • Players must take full responsibility for their own valuables. We do not accept any responsibility for lost or damaged valuables

  • Please note that we may take photos and videos during the training sessions which may be shared online including social media. Consent or non-consent for your child "to be included in photos and videos during training sessions, which may be used for promotion and/or advertising" is included in our online booking form. We will abide by your decision regarding photo and video consent

  • Players must sign out with the coaching team at the end of the session. Parental consent must be provided when booking allowing a player to travel home independently

  • Family members may observe the training sessions but must stay socially distanced at all times

Other information

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HEALTH & SAFETY POLICY (COVID-19) - Updated 20/12/20

Click here to download our full Health and Safety Policy (COVID-19)

UK Government guidance towards participating in Rugby Union


On 20th December 2020 we have been placed into Tier 4 in response to COVID-19. The government guidance enables us to provide "organised outdoor rugby activities for under 18s". 

England Rugby guidance towards participating in Rugby Union


We are currently in Stage E of the England Rugby Return to Rugby Roadmap, which allows 'Adapted Contact Training & Fixtures' provided strong hand hygiene is adhered to. More information regarding Stage E can be read here – Return to Rugby Stage E - A Guide to Adapted Contact Rugby Activity.

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Our guidelines in response to COVID-19

The health, safety & wellbeing of our players and coaches is our priority.  


We will follow the health & safety measures for all Rugby Skills Academy sessions, in addition to our usual standards of best practice outlined in our safeguarding and risk assessment policies.


Health and safety protocols:

 

  • Any underlying health conditions of the player must be declared on the online booking form by the parent/guardian including asthma and/or allergies.

  • A register of players, parents and coaches will be maintained to support with Track & Trace process.

  • All sessions will be hosted outside on grass (boots & trainers advised depending on weather/terrain).

  • Stringent hand washing hygiene must be adhered to throughout the sessions. The players and coach must wash hands using hand sanitiser before, during (every 15 minutes) and after the session. Hand sanitiser will be provided for players during the sessions. 

  • All equipment must be cleaned rigorously using disinfectant before and after use.

  • Social distancing of 2m+ between the players, parents and coach.

  • No face-to-face or physical contact including shaking hands or huddles.

  • Players must come ready for the sessions (no changing facilities).

  • Players must bring their own bag and drinks bottle (no sharing of personal belongings).

  • Players must take responsibility for their own valuables. 

  • We encourage the use of towels to wipe sweat during breaks.

  • First Aid to be administered in an emergency using gloves & mask.

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These health and safety guidelines will ensure the safe delivery of rugby activities for our players and coaches. 

 

Click here to download our full Health and Safety Policy (COVID-19), which includes this information:

- Government guidelines towards participation in Rugby Union - Tier 4 (20/12/20)

- England Rugby guidelines towards participation in Rugby Union - Stage E of Return to Rugby Roadmap

- The Rugby Coach - Our guidelines in response to COVID-19

- Symptoms or a positive test result for COVID-19 (players, coach and/or household)

 

Additional information

Booking confirmation - You will receive an email confirmation after your online booking & payment is completed.

Payment (Stripe) - Payment must be completed during the online booking process, in advance of the event. Our payment provider is Stripe, who accept all of the major credit and debit card providers in the UK. 

Currency - All bookings must be made in pound sterling (£)

Delivery Policy - There are no delivery charges for bookings made for our Rugby Skills Academy

Our policies

Refund Policy

Player Code of Conduct

Safeguarding Policy
First Aid Policy

Health & Safety Policy (COVID-19)

England Rugby documents

Safeguarding Children
Age Grade Codes of Practice

Player Welfare (Rugby Safe)

Accepted payment methods via Stripe

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High quality rugby coaching developing hybrid players of the future

CONTACT US

The Rugby Coach Ltd

15 Chaldon Way

Coulsdon

Surrey

United Kingdom

CR5 1DG

info@therugbycoach.co.uk

07585 523 218

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