ANDOVER RFC

PLAY HARD - PLAY WELL - PLAY FAIR

Information

The coaching resources listed below have been gathered together by the members of the Andover Rugby Club coaching staff. Please feel free to download any of the items and make use of them as you see fit.

New Rules of Play (Formerly shaping the game)

Please visit the RFU website for rules.

Books

Total Rugby by Jim Greenwood.

Think Rugby: A Guide to Purposeful Team Play by Jim Greenwood.

101 Youth Rugby Drills by Chris Sheryn

Rugby Skils, Tackics and Rules by Tony Williams and Frank Bruce

The RFU Guide to Coaching Positional Skills by Ian Thompson and Gary Townsend

Reference Material

Go Forward Game View
Fast Align Game View
Support Race View
Ball Handling Races View
Tackle Pad Race View


Links

http://www.betterrugbycoaching.com 
Very good site, practice drills, tag, contact, moves, loads of info, and coaches can subscribe to weekly email

http://www.rugbytactics.com/
Another good site with more animated moves, drills, set-plays, and lots more.

http://www.rugbycoach.com/
A good site, lots of info. on fitness, player development, motivation, Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD), goal setting, fitness, SAQ, fitness testing, mental training, team building, nutrition, injury prevention and others

http://www.rfu.com/TakingPart/Coach
Main RFU website that gives information for coaches, Laws, courses etc

http://www.rfu.com/TheGame
RFU website that gives information on Positions, taking part, Basic knowledge etc

http://www.coachingrugby.com
Part of SportPlan, good site for drills, moves, and also has facility to develop, edit and save your own drills after subscription

http://www.coach-rugby.co.uk/text.htm
Good and detailed specific information on various playing Positions

http://www.coachingtoolbox.co.nz 
Very good New Zealand website that caters from U7 all the way through to Seniors, loads of info.

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