Mini and Youth Rugby

The Complete Guide for Coaches and Parents
by Ellaine Gelman, Ian David Milligan & Dave Beal
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publication Date: October 08, 2015

ISBN: 9781472918697

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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The ideal introduction to mini and youth rugby for parents and coaches, showing how young players should be properly introduced to the game of rugby. Including sections on:

- the game and the rules
- positions in rugby
- drills for passing, catching and scoring
- skills for attack
- skills for defense

This essential guide contains information on all game situations, with simple explanations of essential techniques and tactics to be learned, before moving on to more advanced explanations of the skills required of the game.

It also includes an introduction to the bigger issues away from the pitch that parents and coaches must deal with, including:

- how to develop the right ethos for a rugby team
- coaching boys versus girls
- elite player development

Accessible and practical, this book is packed full of useful coaching advice, complete with diagrams and full-colour photographs.