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Developing Rugby Coaches (DRC) Course

The World Rugby Developing Rugby Coaches (DRC) Level 2 course is a practical / technical Coaching Workshops split into modules, aimed at developing rugby knowledge and providing coaches with ‘best practice’ methods and how to apply that knowledge in the rugby coaching environment. Participating in and completing this course will equip the coach with a qualification that is recognised worldwide. It is best suited to coaches coaching teams from U13 through to Premier rugby.

The next course in Bay of Plenty will be run Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th of February 2018 at the High Performance Centre, Miro St, Mt Maunganui.

To obtain the Full Level 2 DRC Certificate, coaches are required to:

1. Complete the Rugby Laws and Rugby Ready on-line tests
2. Attend the weekend course – 17th and 18th February 2018.
3. Complete a coaching log / diary showing 6 weeks of practical planning and coaching.
4. Be assessed by a World Rugby Coach Educator at a team training.

The Bay of Plenty Rugby Union Coach Development team will facilitate the course and coaching observations. There will be a range of specialist coaches involved in presenting the various modules to attendees.

Modules include:

  • Roles of a Coach
  • Physical Preparation
  • Season / Session Planning
  • Selection Process
  • Principles of Play
  • Rugby Laws
  • Mental Skills
  • Growth and Development
  • Scrums
  • Back Attack & Counter attack
  • Lineouts / Kick offs and Kick Restarts
  • Team Attack
  • The Breakdown / Continuity Skills (Ruck & Maul)
  • Team Defence
  • Skill Development


The course costs $100, which needs to be paid to secure your booking.

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Community Coach Development Officer

Kyle McLean
Phone: 07 574 2037
Mobile: 020 4001 0130
Email: kyle@boprugby.co.nz

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