One in the "Know the Game" series on sports, this title provides the key rules and regulations for playing rugby union. It explains the core skills, drills and tactics, and covers scoring, umpiring and equipment. It also includes modified rules for developing players.
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Offers advice on choosing equipment and clothing, learning the basics, understanding the rules of rugby union and improving technique. The text includes drawings and diagrams, as well as action shots of leading players.
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Published/Written by: Bruce D. Hale, David J. Collins, Wayne Smith.
Drawing on the collective knowledge of experienced players and coaches, this book prepares rugby players to withstand the rigours of the sport. It helps identify strengths and weaknesses and goes on to game strategy and improving the team's mental focus.
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This collection of bizarre, but true, stories includes the game where an Irish international arranged his marriage in order to qualify for leave of absence to play against England, the match where a team of top footballers beat their rugby counterparts, and other oddities.
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As used by the world's top Rugby union teams; Speed is what separates the best players from the rest. But to succeed in the sport today, all rugby players are expected to be able to run, side-step, jump, tackle and control the ball quickly and accurately. SAQ is a revolutionary training method which has proved that the explosive speed, acceleration and reaction times so crucial to the sport can now be developed in all players - whatever their size and shape. Packed with drills designed to get each player to their maximum velocity in the shortest time possible, it also improves balance, co-ordination and body awareness and hence results in fewer injuries. Essential reading for coaches working with all ages and at all levels.
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