Gary Gold is no stranger to the English Premiership, with stints at London Irish, Newcastle and Bath on his CV, but the challenges of coming in to help a struggling Worcester avoid relegation. Continue reading
There has been much discussion about the zero tolerance enforcement of the high tackle laws in rugby which come into play this month. Continue reading
When you aspire to reach the highest levels in rugby you have to go ‘all in’. It requires focus, commitment, and hard work if you are to reach your potential. Continue reading
Saracens Director of Rugby Mark McCall has masterminded a season in which ‘Sarries’ have won a European title and have been table toppers in the Aviva Premiership for most of the 2015-2016 campaign. Continue reading
Ollie Richardson has worked in strength and conditioning in elite sport for over a decade and with top professional rugby teams Continue reading
The breakdown is now a major focal point with statistics showing there are now a third more rucks and phases in a rugby game. Continue reading
He was Man of the Match in the Rugby World Cup final and named World Rugby’s Player of the Year but even before all this Dan Carter’s name would have featured in the debate about who is the greatest rugby player.
For our book Rugby Revealed we asked over 100 top players and coaches what makes a good player a great player and one of the main answers that we got was ‘motivation to keep improving.’
But if you are Dan Carter, one of the best players in the world, arguably the best player ever, what could possibly motivate you to keep improving?
The back cover text of Rugby Revealed describes it as “the definitive guide to the modern game”. This describes what it is but how the book came to be written and what it represents for rugby is so much more.
For nine months this book took over our lives as my co-author Eilidh Donaldson and I set about writing our first book. From a casual conversation on Skype to a unique project in the era of professional sport, this is our story of Rugby Revealed.
Learn from the Pros is a series of articles on LineoutCoach which highlight advice on best practice from professional players Continue reading