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Dates and Registrations

Course Dates - 2021 Rugby Smart

Rugby Smart: Secondary Schools and Senior Club Rugby
Requirement: A minimum of 2 x coaches per team are required for 15-a-side teams to complete Rugby Smart per season. 7-a-side and 10-a-side teams require only 1 coach to complete Rugby Smart per season.

Teams that participate in competition games with less than the required coaches who have completed the annual Rugby Smart course risk losing competition points.

RUGBY SMART
Course All starting at 5:45pm-7:45pm, unless otherwise stated.

Senior Coaches & All Refs

Monday 22nd February, BOPRU Head Office (Premier Coach's and Premier Referee's Only)
Monday 8 March, BOPRU Head Office
Wednesday 10th March, Whakarewarewa Rugby Club
Wednesday 10th March, Whakatane Marist Rugby and Sports Club
Monday 29th March, BOPRU Head Office
Wednesday 31st March, Opotiki Rugby Club
Wednesday 31st March, Whakarewarewa Rugby Club

Secondary School Coaches and All Refs

RugbySmart with Coaching Teenagers Included
Monday 12th April, BOPRU Head Office
Wednesday 14th April, John Paul College (4pm – 6pm)
Wednesday 14th April, Whakatane High School (4pm – 6pm)
Monday 3rd May, BOPRU Head Office
Wednesday 5th May, Rotorua Boys High School (4pm – 6pm)
Wednesday 5th May, Trident High School (4pm – 6pm)

Rugby Smart Extended Options

Monday 8th March, BOPRU Head Office
(Rugby Smart, followed by optional workshop, content to be advised)
Monday 29th March, BOPRU Head Office
(Rugby Smart followed by optional workshop, content to be advised)

Course Dates - 2021 Small Blacks

Small Blacks: Junior Club Rugby U8s to U13s
Minimum of 2x coaches per team for U11s, U12s and U13s are required to complete a coaching course and 1x coach at U10s, U9s, U8s, U7s and U6s.
Courses are free and open to everyone that registers.

All workshops 5:45pm-7:45pm, unless stated otherwise
All Small Blacks coaches, must bring proof of identification to the workshop!!

New (1ST-2ND YR) Coaches Only & New To Coaching Tackle

Wednesday 7th April, BOPRU Head Office (WBOP)
Wednesday 7th April, Marist St Michaels Club (CBOP)
Wednesday 7th April, Refs Pavilion, Whakatane Rugby Park (EBOP)

Friday 16th April, BOPRU Head Office (WBOP)
Friday 16th April, Marist St Michaels Club (CBOP)
Friday 16th April, Refs Pavilion, Whakatane Rugby Park (EBOP)

3rd yr + Coaches and those in their 2nd or subsequent yr of coaching tackle

Small Blacks Extended
Monday 10th May, BOPRU Head office (WBOP)
Wednesday 12th May, BOPRU Office (WBOP)
Wednesday 12th May, Marist St Michaels Club (CBOP)
Wednesday 12th May, Refs Pavilion, Whakatane Rugby Park (EBOP)

How to Register

If you have already registered this season, please do not compete another coach registration form.

Step 1: Complete an online coaching form
Step 2: Select a course to attend on your registration form
Step 3: For Rugby Smart Coaches only, your registration includes an on-line learning quiz (allow 10-15mins).
Step 4. Attend a workshop or online zoom session (zoom links will be emailed to coaches the day before the course)

Club Coaches, CLICK HERE to see a list of your Coach Registration Form Links

School Coaches, CLICK HERE to see a list of your Coach Registration Form Links

A short video titled, "How To Register As A Coach AND complete RugbySmart Theory Online" can be viewed by clicking here.

Community Volunteers Development Manager:

Cam Russell
Phone: 07 574 2037
Mobile: 027 698 9576
Email: cam@boprugby.co.nz

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