Fri 22 Mar 2019 13:53

Coaching

Coaching is one of the most crucial factors in developing, sustaining and increasing participation in rugby union, securing the future and quality of the English game. To be an effective coach, you will need to fulfil a number of different roles, covering the technical, tactical, physical and mental aspects demanded by our game.

The RFU codes of practice is where the importance lies as well as Accreditation. Coaches need to be working towards best practice as much as possible and attenting RFU courses and staying up to date are vital to this. 



Becoming a DK Coach

In order to become a Coach at DK you will need to complete the following

RFU Concussion Online Module

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IRB Rugby Ready

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DBS

Contact Mandy Platts

Volunteer Application Form

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RFU Code of Practice

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My Rugby Academy

My Rugby Academy is a valuable tool to help you reap the maximum benefits from our resources. By pinpointing your current level of coaching proficiency and identifying the next steps in your training path, including recommended RFU-supported courses, the Coaching Development Matrix will guide you in fulfilling your coaching potential. 

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Go KYBO! in 2019!

Top tips on how to get started as a rugby coach from Nick Scott, RFU National Coach Development Manager or as a rugby referee, with Michael Patz, RFU National Match Official Development Manager

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Headcase

Welcome to HEADCASE, the RFU’s concussion awareness programme that aims to increase understanding and provide information on concussion and other related topics, including how to prevent and manage suspected concussions. It has been recognised as one of the leading concussion awareness and education resources in UK.

https://www.englandrugby.com/my-rugby/players/player-health/concussion-headcase/


Welcome to Rugby Ready

Welcome to Rugby Ready - devised by World Rugby. The Rugby Ready programme is intended to raise awareness of good practice and help stakeholders manage the inherent risks of a contact sport by putting appropriate safeguards in place.

The Rugby Ready web site is a powerful online resource that you can register to use for free. You can use the site to build, refresh and test your knowledge of the physical aspects of the Game.

The self-assessment programme comprises 18 good-practice modules covering:

  • Match preparation and physical conditioning
  • Correct technique
  • Injury prevention and management.

After completing the online Rugby Ready exam, you can download your personalised awareness certificate.

Registration is free and takes only a few minutes.

https://rugbyready.worldrugby.org/?section=1


 

First Aid In Rugby

World Rugby educational resource

Injuries are a part of any contact sport. Serious or life-threatening injury in Rugby is, however, rare. The outcome of many injuries can often be improved by very simple first aid skills from bystanders until emergency help arrives. 

Such bystanders may be parents, club officials, coaches, referees or even other players. This online programme aims to equip with some of the basic skills you may need if you ever found yourself in such a situation.

Interactive module: First Aid In Rugby includes:

Introduction, General principles , Standard approach to injury on the field of play, Head injuries in Rugby Union, Managing the airway in an injured athlete, Neck and spinal injuries in Rugby Union, Breathing assessment and chest injuries, Circulation and shock, Cardiac arrest and choking, Limb injuries, Medical problems, Further information.

http://playerwelfare.worldrugby.org/firstaidinrugby



World Rugby: 

Training & Education

Player Welfare - Resources and guidelines on putting the player first  

Strength & Conditioning - Learning resources supporting World Rugby's Level 1 and Level 2 Strength and Conditioning courses.

Keep Rugby Clean - Educational resources on World Rugby's Anti-Doping Policy

Officiating - Range of resources to support you in your officiating

Rugby Ready - Resource to raise awareness of good practice around the physical aspects of the game

Coaching - Online learning tools for all aspects of coaching the game

Keep Rugby Onside - Educational advice and support on World Rugby's Anti-Corruption Policy

Laws of the Game Resources and support to help you understand of how the Laws are applied on the field of play

https://www.world.rugby/welcome-to-rugby/training-and-education


World Rugby now wishes to innovate and inspire through participation, engagement, education and regulation, harnessing the sport’s character-building values to excite, engage and inform new audiences in existing and new rugby markets.

World Rugby Vision: Rugby - a sport for all, true to its values

World Rugby Mission: Growing the global rugby family

World Rugby Core Values: Inherent in everything we do are our values of integrity, respect, solidarity, passion and discipline.


RFU Upcoming Courses


A wide range of courses and support is available for match officials at all levels.

For new or inexperienced referees, the Old Mutual Wealth Kids First Refereeing Childrencourse or England Rugby Refereeing Award, offer an outstanding introduction to refereeing a game of rugby union and will equip you with the skills and confidence to do so effectively.

https://www.englandrugby.com/my-rugby/referees/courses/

The next local course coming up soon: (See course description on right)

https://www.englandrugby.com/my-rugby/courses/search


ENGLAND RUGBY REFEREE AWARD

Aged over 14 on day 1 of the course


All sessions must be attended


Have completed World Rugby (IRB) online Laws prior to the course start date


Have completed RFU online Concussion Education Course prior to the course start date

https://www.englandrugby.com/my-rugby/courses/search


England Rugby Coaching Award (Level 2)

About this course

Attendees must have completed the RFU online Headcase module prior to attending the course.

This course is an entry point for coaches working with players of U9 and above, it is tailored to the needs of the players you are coaching. It provides coaches with the knowledge, skills and attributes to effectively coach young players and adults and is an Accredited UKCC Level 2 qualification.

Courses required for this coaching level

Rugby Ready, Scrum Factory, 

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