Rugby Coaching The New Zealand Way

Rugby Coaching The New Zealand Way

by Rodney Butt


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Rugby Coaching the New Zealand Way is a complete rugby-coaching guide. It combines modern techniques with traditional values and ethics. It will help you understand this great game and share its spirit. From young players to professional coaches, there is something in this book for everyone.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781587361821
Publisher: Wheatmark
Publication date: 08/15/2003
Pages: 124
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.29(d)

Table of Contents


Famous Quotes and Sayings

Becoming a Great Player

Advanced Coaching Tips

Goal Kicking

Being Dropped

The Perfect Player


Coaches’ Pre-game Talks


Maintaining Fitness Levels

The Counterattack

Team Spirit

Nutritional Awareness

Calling the Shots

Sprint Training

Role of the Coach

Checklist for Coaches

Coaching Ethics

Practice Planning and Organisation

Guidelines for Training Sessions

The Importance of Grid Work in Team Training

Team Managers’ Duties

What a Coach Wants from Backs

Scrums, by Basil Bey

Line-outs, by Basil Bey

Grass Roots Rugby

Sports Psychology

The Ruck

The Maul

Maul Defence

Team Attack / Team Defence

Forward Requirements

Basic Continuity Skills Summary

Planning the Year ahead

Creating Space



Sporting Background


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