The Know the Game Complete Skills series is a perfect introduction to a sport for every budding player. Compiled from the individual Know the Game Rugby titles, the book will teach young players the basic skills they need to start enjoying the sport – by giving them plenty of simple practice drills and showing how the star players do it. In this book, players will learn : Passing, catching and kicking Rugby terms Positions in rugby Passing Catching Kicking Tackling, contact, teamwork and tactics Scoring a try Avoiding a tackle Tackling Contact Teamwork Tactics Clearly illustrated and written by a professional coach, this book will give every young player the all the skills they need to enjoy rugby.
The ideal introduction to mini and youth rugby for parents and coaches, showing how young players should be properly introduced to the game of rugby. Including sections on: - the game and the rules - positions in rugby - drills for passing, catching and scoring - skills for attack - skills for defense This essential guide contains information on all game situations, with simple explanations of essential techniques and tactics to be learned, before moving on to more advanced explanations of the skills required of the game. It also includes an introduction to the bigger issues away from the pitch that parents and coaches must deal with, including: - how to develop the right ethos for a rugby team - coaching boys versus girls - elite player development Accessible and practical, this book is packed full of useful coaching advice, complete with diagrams and full-colour photographs. www.miniandyouthrugby.com
As there are very few high school girls' rugby programs, college may be the first time players get to experience this fun and exciting sport. Therefore the training and coaching of collegiate women's rugby presents unique challenges for both athlete and coach. This book will educate its readers about the fundamentals of the game, communicating as a team, the importance of conditioning and flexibility training and ways to avoid the injuries that generally plague college rugby players. Book jacket.