Coaches level 2 - Developing rugby skills


Prerequisite: Nil

Duration: 15 hours (+ delivery of 12 sessions)

Assessment: There are two options:
1. Provision of certificate for full attendance
2. For accreditation: attendance and participation in all modules; achievement of satisfactory practical assessment; achievement of 80% in open book tests; submission of a 12 week coaching diary

Course details:

The course focuses on the following aspects of the game:

  • Principles of Attack and Defence
  • Key factor analysis of individual, mini, sub-unit and unit skills
  • Relationship between key factor analysis and the principles of attack and defence
  • Practise and planning
  • Risk Management and ethics
  • Role of the coach
  • Communication
  • Child and adolescent growth and development
  • Laws of the game
  • Fitness