Mini Rugby Course (Stage 1 LTPD)



Mini-Rugby Course (Stage 1 LTPD)

This two-day course is specifcally designed for coaches of Mini rugby (6yrs-12yrs) where players are being introduced to rugby for the first time and participating in games of reduced numbers (8's, 10's and 12-a-side). The focus is on safety & enjoyment with the coach acting as 'guide' in a player-centred process.

Developing players' all-round skills and game-understanding with an emphasis on Physical Literacy appropriate to the stages of development of each individual are the key technical, tactical & physical module objectives. The course develops the coach as 'Guide'.

Entry Criteria

There is no entry requirement; however, priority (where applicable) will be given to participants who were actively involved in coaching Mini Rugby.

Accreditation (Immediately)

• Full course attendance
• Practical demonstration (within course) of safety awareness in skills requiring contact
• Sign-off and awareness of the Child Welfare Policy
• Participants must be 18yrs of age


- Attend update clinic (4 years)
- Liable to adjustment as required

Numbers per course

40 maximum / 15 minimum