IRB Training: October to December courses

(IRB.COM) Monday 1 September 2014
 
 IRB Training: October to December courses
An image from a recent ARFU, IRB Level 1 Strength and Conditioning course

Find out the major IRB training events and conferences happening around the world from October to December.

Africa – CAR (English speaking)

  • 27-28 September: IRB Level 1 First Aid in Rugby course - Ndola, Zambia
  • 6-7 October: IRB Level 1 First Aid in Rugby course - Gaborone, Botswana
  • 1-2 November: IRB Level 2 coaching course - Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • 26-27 November: High performance Sevens workshop - Harare, Zimbabwe
  • 4-7 December: Trainers/Educators course - Johannesburg, South Africa

Africa - CAR (French speaking)

  • 20-24 October: IRB Educators continuous professional development, IRB Level 2 Coaching Sevens and IRB Level 2 Officiating Sevens courses - Senegal
  • 18-22 November: IRB Level 1 First Aid in Rugby, IRB Level 2 Coaching Sevens and IRB Level 2 Officiating Sevens courses - Tunisia  
Asia – ARFU 
  • 30 September-4 October: IRB Level 2 S&C – Nanjing, China
  • 22 October: IRB Rugby Ready course – Shandong, China
  • 22-23 October: IRB Level 1 Match Officiating course – Shandong, China
  • 22-23 October: IRB Level 1 Coaching course – Shandong, China
  • 22-23 October: IRB Level 1 S&C course – Shandong, China
  • 22-23 October: IRB Level 1 Medical course – Shandong, China
  • 22-25 October: IRB Level 3 Coaching (Part 2) course - Nanjing, China
  • 4-9 November: IRB Educator course – Southern Plains, Manila, Philippines
  • 7 November: IRB Get Into Rugby and Rugby Ready course – Southern Plains, Manila, Philippines
  • 7 November: IRB Rugby Ready course - Jiangsu, China
  • 7 November: IRB Level 1 Match Officiating course - Jiangsu, China
  • 7 November: IRB Level 1 Coaching course - Jiangsu, China
  • 7 November: IRB Level 1 S&C course - Jiangsu, China
  • 7 November: IRB Level 1 Medical course - Jiangsu, China
  • 8 November: IRB Level 1 Coaching course – Southern Plains, Manila, Philippines
  • 8 November: IRB Level 1 Coaching course – Southern Plains, Manila, Philippines
  • 8 November: IRB Level 1 Match Officiating course – Southern Plains, Manila, Philippines
  • 8 November: IRB Level 1 Match Officiating course - Jiangsu, China
  • 8 November: IRB Level 1 Coaching course - Jiangsu, China
  • 8 November: IRB Level 1 S&C course - Jiangsu, China
  • 8 November: IRB Level 1 Medical course - Jiangsu, China
  • 9 November: Sevens workshop – Southern Plains, Manila, Philippines
  • 20-22 November: IRB Educator course - Taipei
  • 23 November: IRB Level 1 Coach of Match Officials course - Taipei
  • 23 November: IRB Rugby Ready course - Taipei
  • 23 November: IRB Level 1 Coaching course - Taipei
  • 23 November: IRB Level 1 Match Officiating course - Taipei

South America - CONSUR

  • 11-12 November: IRB Level 3 Coaching course - Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 16-19 December: IRB Educators course - Buenos Aires, Argentina
Europe – FIRA-AER
  • 2-5 October: IRB/Rugby Europe Trainer and Educator courses - Macolin, Switzerland
  • 10-13 November: Rugby Europe National Coaching Conference - Maynooth, Ireland
IRB/RUGBY EUROPE "TES" adoption scheme projects supported by Six Nations Unions 
  • 11-18 October: IRB/Rugby Europe Level 1 Coaching Sevens course - San Marino
  • 17-19 October: IRB/Rugby Europe Level 1 & Level 2 Coaching courses and coaching workshop - strategies for developing youth players - Tallinn, Estonia
  • 23-26 October: IRB/Rugby Europe Rugby Ready  & Level 1 Coaching Sevens courses and technical clinic (introducing rugby) with selected school teachers - Reykjavik, Iceland
  • 27 October-1 November: Coaching workshop - high performance for professional and national coaches - Moscow, Russia
  • 6-9 November: IRB/Rugby Europe Level 2 Coaching accreditation course with emphasis on functional roles and coaching forward play - Oslo, Norway
  • 7-8 November: Coaching workshop - the kicking game - Brussels, Belgium
  • 21-22 November: Coaching workshop - phase play - Brussels, Belgium
  • 29-30 November: IRB/Rugby Europe Level 2 Coaching accreditation course (Part 1) - Prague, Czech Republic

North America/Caribbean - NACRA

  • 15-18 October: IRB Level 2/3 Immediate Care in Rugby and Level 3 Advanced Immediate Care in Rugby - Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • 16-18 October: IRB Medical Educator course - Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • 18-19 October: IRB Level 1 First Aid in Rugby acquaint course - Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • 24-26 October: IRB Level 2 Coaching Match Officials - Atlanta, USA
  • 7-9 November: IRB Level 3 Match Officiating course (part two) - Atlanta, USA
  • 14-16 November: CPD for Rugby Canada - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Oceania – FORU 
  • 14-15 October: IRB Level 2 Match Officiating Sevens course - Apia, Samoa
  • 15-16 October: IRB Level 1 S&C course - Nausori, Fiji
  • 23-24 October: IRB Level 1 S&C course - Korovou, Tailevu, Fiji
  • 23-26 October: IRB Level 1 Match Officiating Sevens course - Pirae, Tahiti
  • 24 October-14 November: IRB Level 2 Coaching course - Tahiti
  • 28 October: IRB Level 1 Match Officiating Sevens course - Cook Islands
  • 29-30 October: IRB Level 2 Coaching Sevens course - Cook Islands
  • 17-21 November: IRB Level 1 S&C course - Suva, Fiji
  • 16-18 December: IRB Level 1 S&C course - Kadavu, Fiji
  • 19 December: IRB Level 1 S&C course - Suva, Fiji
Find out more

If you want to find out more about the training courses, including how to register, please contact your union. Click here and select your union from the resulting page. Then select their web site or see contact details to get in touch with them

Alternatively, contact your local IRB Regional Training Consultants. These are as follows: 

North America Carribean Rugby Association (NACRA)
Mike Luke

mikeluke@mac.com

South America (CONSUR) Alejandro Degano adegano@adegano.com
Africa (CAR) English-speaking Denver Wannies denver.wannies@gmail.com
Africa (CAR) French-speaking Adama Bakhoum
rtccarfr@irb.com
Asia (ARFU) Gene Tong rtcarfu@irb.com
Oceania (FORU) Talemo Waqa
 rtcforu@irb.com
Europe (FIRA-AER) Douglas Langley douglas.langley@irb.com

A great starting point for learning more about the game is through the digital tools offered by the IRB. These include:

  • IRB Passport web site– a one-stop shop for online training resources, including the new-look IRB Coaching web site launched this week, the Rugby Ready web site, the IRB Laws web site, a new strength and conditioning site, as well as information on player welfare and anti-doping.
  • Laws of the Game mobile app (for iPhone and iPad) – check the Laws on the move