Below are a series of resources to assist club coaches at mini, youth and senior level.
Mini Regulations Webinars
P1-P3 / U5-U7 Resources
P4 / U8 Resources
P5 & P6 / U9 & U10 Resources
P7 & Year 8 / U11 & U12 Resources
P1-P3 / U5-U7 Game Clip
P4 / U8 Game Clip
P5 & P6 / U9 & U10 Game Clips
Fiji Game Clip
All Blacks Game Clip
Samoa Game Clip
France Game Clip
P7 & Year 8 / U11 & U12 Game Clip
Youth / Senior
This video outlines the protocols put in place by the Ulster Rugby Academy to ensure a safe return to training, such as socially-distanced group work, graduated return to contact using bags and pads, and progress to controlled 1-1 contact.
The following video is a discussion with Rugby Development Officer, Darryl Maxwell and Gavin Hogg, Rugby Development Manager about how to safely make a graduated return to contact. Darryl and Gavin will also share how to plan appropriate activities for training sessions.
For session plan resources, please click the below link:
The following video includes a discussion with Rugby Development Officer, Neill Alcorn and Gavin Hogg, Rugby Development Manager on how to use small-sided games within training sessions.
For slides from this discussion, please click the below link:
This video includes a discussion with Jonathon Graham, Rugby Development Officer and Gavin Hogg, Rugby Development Manager, about strategies on how to best use remote training to complement on-pitch activity during this period.
This video includes a discussion with Shaun Bloomfield (Rugby Development Officer) and Gavin Hogg (Rugby Development Manager) on how coaches can best develop core skills within their sessions and how to design practices to incorporate core skill development.