Tactics & Skills

Crouch, Bind, Set – The New Scrum Laws

With 3 round of the 2013 Rugby Championship already over and domestic leagues across Europe already up and running we can already begin to see the impact of the new scrum laws “crouch, bind, set”. I myself was (un)fortunate enough to have the opportunity to play under the new engagement procedure this weekend on both sides of the scrum for …

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Crouch, Bind, Set- Ever Changing Game

Take a step back to the amateur and semi-professional era of our wonderful sport, and reminisce of the times where Scrums would be formed in an instant. The coming together of 16 man would happen as soon as the Referee had signalled scrum. The Set Piece then would be seen as a platform to restart the game, with the backs …

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Coaches Handbook – 15-a-side Game Tips

If you were to stroll down to your local Rugby Club on a Sunday afternoon, you’d see that typical scene of plenty of coaches/parents willing to help develop the new generation of Union’s superstars. With the IRB implementing ever changing laws, coaches now need to understand every part of the game as well as the best coaching techniques and practices …

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Romero Rugby – Immerse Yourself

Entrepreneur, University colleague and close friend, Oscar Fearns, is owner and Head Coach at the unique one-on-one coaching business, Romero Rugby. A business that still remains in its infancy with minimal assets, it looks set to grow at an extraordinary rate. Really focusing on the fundamentals of an athlete’s game, Romero is a motivational and observational tool that performers can …

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