Rugby: Coaching and Education

Leisure & Culture Dundee in conjunction with key partners are committed to providing a comprehensive Coach Education and CPD programme for local players and coaches to continually raise the standard of the game in the city. Working closely with Dundee Eagles/Dundee Rugby Development Officer Colin Sangster, Dundee HSFPs RFC and Scottish Rugby, we are delighted to be able to offer a wide-ranging local programme for the 2017-18 season that will cater for coaches and players from Mini to Adult Rugby. We look forward to engaging with you at many of these exciting opportunities!

Click on the months below to see what's on offer locally that month and to register

For more information on how to get in to coaching, Scottish Rugby Coach Education programmes and online training hub 'Hive', please click here

Venue
Date
Day
Time
Cost

Fantastic opportunity for coaches of particularly youth & adult rugby, to observe the next generation of Caledonia and Scotland age-grade representative rugby players being coached by a variety of Scottish Rugby Performance Coaching Staff.

These sessions cover all aspects of the game from specialist front row scrummaging sessions, to team attack play and conditioned games.

Dundee International Sports Centre (DISC)
Mains Loan
Dundee
DD4 7AA
12/02/2018
Monday
1830-2030
Free
No sign-up required

Fantastic opportunity for coaches of particularly youth & adult rugby, to observe the next generation of Caledonia and Scotland age-grade representative rugby players being coached by a variety of Scottish Rugby Performance Coaching Staff.

These sessions cover all aspects of the game from specialist front row scrummaging sessions, to team attack play and conditioned games.

Dundee International Sports Centre (DISC)
Mains Loan
Dundee
DD4 7AA
26/02/2018
Monday
1830-2030
Free
No sign-up required
Venue
Date
Day
Time
Cost

This session will look at developing players (of all ages and abilities) ability to offload the ball, including conditioned games/scenarios.

Part of a series of Coaching CPD workshops geared around needs/wants of local coaches led by local Dundee Rugby Development Officers.

Dundee High School FPs
Mayfield Sport Centre
193 Arbroath Road
Dundee
DD4 7HS
05/03/2018
Monday
1830-2000
Free

Fantastic opportunity for coaches of particularly youth & adult rugby, to observe the next generation of Caledonia and Scotland age-grade representative rugby players being coached by a variety of Scottish Rugby Performance Coaching Staff.

These sessions cover all aspects of the game from specialist front row scrummaging sessions, to team attack play and conditioned games.

Dundee International Sports Centre (DISC)
Mains Loan
Dundee
DD4 7AA
12/03/2018
Monday
1830-2030
Free
No sign-up required

More details to follow.

Dundee Eagles
Mayfield Sport Centre
193 Arbroath Road
Dundee
DD4 7HS
19/03/2018
Monday
1830-2100
Free

Fantastic opportunity for coaches of particularly youth & adult rugby, to observe the next generation of Caledonia and Scotland age-grade representative rugby players being coached by a variety of Scottish Rugby Performance Coaching Staff.

These sessions cover all aspects of the game from specialist front row scrummaging sessions, to team attack play and conditioned games.

Dundee International Sports Centre (DISC)
Mains Loan
Dundee
DD4 7AA
26/03/2018
Monday
1830-2030
Free
No sign-up required
Venue
Date
Day
Time
Cost

Fantastic opportunity for coaches of particularly youth & adult rugby, to observe the next generation of Caledonia and Scotland age-grade representative rugby players being coached by a variety of Scottish Rugby Performance Coaching Staff.

These sessions cover all aspects of the game from specialist front row scrummaging sessions, to team attack play and conditioned games.

Dundee International Sports Centre (DISC)
Mains Loan
Dundee
DD4 7AA
09/04/2018
Monday
1830-2030
Free
No sign-up required

This session will look at how to enhance players (of all ages and abilities) decision making in attack to break the gain line, role of support players and how to successfully penetrate defences.

Part of a series of Coaching CPD workshops geared around needs/wants of local coaches led by local Dundee Rugby Development Officers.

Dundee High School FPs
Mayfield Sport Centre
193 Arbroath Road
Dundee
DD4 7HS
16/04/2018
Monday
1830-2000
Free

This course acts as an entry qualification for coaches who are currently coaching youth or adult rugby and will also include content on refereeing the 15-a-side game. Through your work you will be better able to develop core technical and tactical skills and core values in your players in an active, purposeful, enjoyable and safe environment.

Aims
On completion coaches will be able to:

  • Deliver rugby union coaching sessions and provide direction to other coaches
  • Understand the principles of coaching
  • Know how to plan, establish and maintain a safe coaching environment
  • Understand how to plan and support the delivery of activities that are age and stage appropriate for players
  • Understand how to evaluate coaching activities and understand how to evaluate own coaching practice

Outline
This course is organised by approved coaching centres and delivered by Scottish Rugby accredited coach educators. It will last approximately 34 hours (24 hours on course, 10 hours home study) and coaches must attend all three days to receive the final qualification

Assessment
This course is competence based and involves on-course appraisal. It involves both classroom and outdoor practical activities, where coaches will be expected to participate fully in all sessions.

Dundee High School FPs
Mayfield Sport Centre
193 Arbroath Road
Dundee
DD4 7HS
22/04/2018, 28/04/2018 & 29/04/2018
Sunday, Saturday & Sunday
0900-1700 (Both days)
£80

Fantastic opportunity for coaches of particularly youth & adult rugby, to observe the next generation of Caledonia and Scotland age-grade representative rugby players being coached by a variety of Scottish Rugby Performance Coaching Staff.

These sessions cover all aspects of the game from specialist front row scrummaging sessions, to team attack play and conditioned games.

Dundee International Sports Centre (DISC)
Mains Loan
Dundee
DD4 7AA
23/04/2018
Monday
1830-2030
Free
No sign-up required
Venue
Date
Day
Time
Cost

Fantastic opportunity for coaches of particularly youth & adult rugby, to observe the next generation of Caledonia and Scotland age-grade representative rugby players being coached by a variety of Scottish Rugby Performance Coaching Staff.

These sessions cover all aspects of the game from specialist front row scrummaging sessions, to team attack play and conditioned games.

Dundee International Sports Centre (DISC)
Mains Loan
Dundee
DD4 7AA
07/05/2018
Monday
1830-2030
Free
No sign-up required

Workshop topic TBC. More details to follow.

Part of a series of Coaching CPD workshops geared around needs/wants of local coaches led by local Dundee Rugby Development Officers.

Dundee High School FPs
Mayfield Sport Centre
193 Arbroath Road
Dundee DD4 7HS
14/05/2018
Monday
1830-2000
Free

Fantastic opportunity for coaches of particularly youth & adult rugby, to observe the next generation of Caledonia and Scotland age-grade representative rugby players being coached by a variety of Scottish Rugby Performance Coaching Staff.

These sessions cover all aspects of the game from specialist front row scrummaging sessions, to team attack play and conditioned games.

Dundee International Sports Centre (DISC)
Mains Loan
Dundee
DD4 7AA
21/05/2018
Monday
1830-2030
Free
No sign-up required
Venue
Date
Day
Time
Cost

Fantastic opportunity for coaches of particularly youth & adult rugby, to observe the next generation of Caledonia and Scotland age-grade representative rugby players being coached by a variety of Scottish Rugby Performance Coaching Staff.

These sessions cover all aspects of the game from specialist front row scrummaging sessions, to team attack play and conditioned games.

Dundee International Sports Centre (DISC)
Mains Loan
Dundee
DD4 7AA
04/06/2018
Monday
1830-2030
Free
No sign-up required

Fantastic opportunity for coaches of particularly youth & adult rugby, to observe the next generation of Caledonia and Scotland age-grade representative rugby players being coached by a variety of Scottish Rugby Performance Coaching Staff.

These sessions cover all aspects of the game from specialist front row scrummaging sessions, to team attack play and conditioned games.

Dundee International Sports Centre (DISC) Mains Loan Dundee DD4 7AA
18/06/2018
Monday
1830-2030
Free
No sign-up required