Weekly Coaching Update

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This week: The breakdown can be chaotic! Here’s a quick outline of the steps leading up to the ruck and how to perfect these skills in training…  Read more →

The Tackle Battle! [3 mins]

Try this conditioned breakdown touch game next session!

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Last week: Start incorporating support play drills into your sessions and focus on what your players are doing without the ball!  Read more →

Lineout Tips from Joe Launchbury

Check out this quick 2 minute video for some top quality advice!

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Review of the 2019 Six Nations Championship

Wednesday 27th March, 7pm – 9pm
London Welsh FC
Old Deer Park TW9 2AD

John Fletcher will use his vast experience and coaching contacts within our game to give an expert review of this year’s Six Nations Championship. He will use footage and statistics to look at the practical implications for players & coaches from what was on show and if we are lucky, John will share his feelings for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

This session is a must for all Rugby Coaches, Directors of Rugby, Heads of Youth Rugby at schools & club.

John Fletcher was previously Head of Academy, then director of rugby at Newcastle Falcons before taking on the England Under 18 Head coach position in 2008. John was responsible, with his assistant Peter Walton, for producing an array of talent including, amongst others:

Manu Tuilagi, Owen Farrell, Joe Marler, Jonathan Joseph, Mako Vunipola, Christian Wade, Billy Vunipola, Jack Nowell, George Ford, Anthony Watson, Henry Slade, Jamie George, Jack Clifford, Maro Itoje, Elliot Daly, Kyle Sinckler, Tom Curry, Sam Underhill

Reserve your FREE place  at this Middlesex Coaching Association CPD by emailing Camilla Hulf:  camilla.hulf@gmail.com

Middlesex Coaching Awards

Does your coach deserve recognition?

The Middlesex Coaching Association will be presenting awards to the county’s best coaches at it’s second annual awards presentations at the end of the season.

All coaches are eligible to be nominated for an award, at every level from serious to social,at all age groups and within all sections of the game.

To nominate your coach, please complete the simple online nomination form by clicking the link below. Nominations must be received by 17th March.

Once all the nominations are in, the winners will be selected by the Coaching Association panel, and all nominees and their nominators will be invited to the the awards evening at London Welsh on Friday 26th April. The awards evening will combine a coaching CPD designed to be of benefit to all attendees.

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2018-2019 Coach Mentoring Programme

Applications are now invited to join this season’s Coach Mentoring Programme, run in partnership with Coach & Mentoring Solutions and led by Bob Lawless & Tony Robinson.

The programme is suitable for candidates who are ready to apply for the RFU Level III course in 2018 as well as those who feel they have the potential to apply in 2019 but need a little longer on this journey.

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