New Zealand Rugby has developed a series of online courses for referee coaches. The main goal of this programme is to improve the capability of referee coaches and referees for the benefit of rugby in New Zealand. We want to coach and develop referees to be as good as they can be, whatever their goals.
To achieve this, we need great coaches.
Let's have a look at how the programme is set out.
The Coaching Match Official (CMO) Programme is delivered in three modules:
Each of these modules need to be completed in order, starting with the foundation module, development modules and finally the performance module.
The Foundation Module has four components.
1.1 What is Coaching?
1.2 Coaching Philosophy
1.3 Coaching in Practice
The Development Module has four stages. Those stages are:
Stage 1 has four components. They are:
2.1 Foundation recap.
2.2 Goal Setting.
2.4 Planning part one.
Stage 2 has four components. They are:
2.5 Stage one recap
2.6 Athletic-Centric Coaching
2.7 Effective Communication
2.8 Planning part two
Stage 3 has five components. They are:
2.11 Handling Disappointment.
2.12 Managing Conflict.
2.13 Your Plan.
(This module has not yet been completed.)
There are many benefits to studying online. They include:
1 Study at your own pace
2 Study whenever it’s convenient to you
3 More comfortable learning environment
4 There’s no commuting to classes
In order to complete any of these modules, you need to go to the New Zealand Rugby Online Learning Portal at:
Just contact me and I'll arrange for the Foundation Module to be loaded to your account.
As you complete the modules, don't forget to print off your certificate.
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