The “Tower of Power” (TOP) or “One Direction” (OD) (My Favourite) is a term commonly used within rugby coaching to describe the desirable body position to be achieved by players when performing many of the technical aspects associated with the game, Continue reading ““One Direction” or “Tower of Power” Body Position”
Rugby boots are the most personal bit of kit you will get for yourself. It’s important to get it right….and legal.
Rugby is an open and free-flowing game but that requires different skill sets and different styles of rugby cleats for the various players. One size, or style, definitely does not fit all in the game of rugby. Continue reading “What Boots to Get?”
Leadership happens when a person influences others to do what he or she wants them to do to achieve specific goals. Continue reading “Leadership – Are you a Leader?”
As a rugby player you will face causes of anger and cannot entirely avoid situations that make you angry. You cannot assume anger is good or bad. It should not really be classified as one or the other because it can be both. Continue reading “Anger. Is it bad?”
The degree of certainty that you have about your ability to be successful in rugby. It can be general such as helping your team win games or it can be specific and refer to your ability to be successful in performing a task like tackling for example. Continue reading “Building Confidence”
The most mentally tough athletes are the most optimistic. Optimism refers to the hopefulness and confidence that you have regarding uncertain outcomes. Continue reading “Be Optimistic!”
Effective goal setting can help you identify what you have to do to be where you want to be. Take a moment to consider what your short term, medium term and long term goals with regards to playing rugby. Continue reading “Rugby Goal Setting”