RugbySmart for Coaches and Referees

In order to complete a referee or coach registration, both referees and coaches of players 13 years and older must now complete an online RugbySmart module and must also attend a practical RugbySmart session.

After you register to coach online, you will be emailed a link to complete the RugbySmart online module. The online RugbySmart module will take you less than 20 minutes so before you know it - all the online bits will be done.

REGISTER HERE

PRACTICAL SESSIONS 

To find out where your local practical session is, click on your local provincial union below.

Auckland | Bay of Plenty | Buller | Canterbury | Counties Manukau | East Coast | Hawkes Bay | Horowhenua Kapiti | King Country | Manawatu | Mid Canterbury | North Harbour | North Otago | Poverty Bay | South Canterbury | Southland | Taranaki | Tasman | Thames Valley | Waikato | Wairarapa Bush | Wanganui | Wellington | West Coast

Tackle Technique Videos

Alignment - One Arm Drill

Coaching the correct technique for tackle alignment.

Defensive Tactics

Coaching the correct technique for defensive tactics.

Talking of Tackling

Tackle - Talking of Tackling

Drill Assembly

Tackle - Drill Assembly

Final 2 Metres

Tackle - Final 2 Metres

Front On

Tackle - Front On

Side On

Tackle - Side on

Scrum Tips

Scrum Engagement

Coaching the correct Small Blacks technique for engagement with the front row of a scrum.

Grip and Bind

Coaching the correct Small Blacks technique for the grip and bind with the front row of a scrum.

Key Positional Roles

Coaching the correct positional roles the front row for a scrum.

Small Blacks - Setting It Up

Coaching the correct Small Blacks technique for setting up the front row for a scrum.