Developing Rugby Coaches (World Rugby Level 2)

​​​​​​​The aim of the DRC Is to provide coaches with the skills and knowledge required to understand rugby

  • Principles of Play
  • Coaching a Skill
  • Scrums/Lineouts
  • Attack/Defence
  • Continuity
  • Counter
  • Kick Start/Restarts

​​​​​​​Coaching Process

  • Developing a Coaching Philosophy
  • Role of Coach
  • Planning a Session / Season
  • Developing the Coaching Process
  • Communication / Feedback / Questioning / Listening
  • Review process

​​​​​​​Final Accreditation will be given when all competencies have been demonstrated.

Coaches must complete 6 weeks planning work and be assessed to achieve Level 2.

Advanced Coaching (World Rugby Level 3) 

A course run by NZ Rugby Facilitators around Super Rugby team matches.

Course is based around modules

  • Selection and Succession planning
  • Developing a Team Profile
  • The Game Profile
  • Patterns of Play
  • Continuity
  • Set Piece
  • Counter
  • Game Plan
  • Achievement Strategies Planning

​​​​​​​Must be nominated by provincial union to attend.