The International Rugby Academy of New Zealand (IRANZ) provides inspiration and a high performance avenue for promising coaches and players from throughout New Zealand and around the rugby world. IRANZ will be holding Coaching clinics in different locations throughout New Zealand during September and October 2011.
These 3 day clinics will provide aspiring coaches with the opportunity to observe and interact with a variety of rugby experts. Our coaches and specialists will provide participants with the knowledge and techniques that have enabled them to be successful at the top end of the game. All clinics consist of 5 or 6 modules and participants can either attend the entire clinic or individual modules.
These modules will provide the participants with leading edge knowledge, different perspectives and a challenging interactive three days. The cosmopolitan mix of coaches attending each course will create an infectious and highly stimulating environment that will benefit all. If you enjoy a practical and inspiring environment to up-skill as a coach, then this course is for you.
Coaching Clinic Information
All clinics consist of 5 or 6 modules. Participants can either attend the entire clinic or individual modules at a cost of $190 per module.
Nelson Clinic: Wednesday 28 – Friday 30 September
9.30 am – 5.30 pm at Nelson College for Boys (6 modules including lunch)
Staff Coaches include: Phil Kearns, Aaron Mauger, Scott Robertson & Murray Mexted
Palmerston North Clinic: Monday 3 – Wednesday 5 October
9 am – 5.30 pm at Sport & Rugby Institute (6 modules including accommodation and meals)
Staff Coaches include: Jamie Joseph, Ian Foster, Chris Boyd, Dave Ellis & Murray Mexted
Wellington Clinic: Wednesday 5 – Friday 7 October
9.30 am – 5.30 pm at Wellington Football Club (6 modules including lunch)
Staff Coaches include: Chris Boyd, Ian Foster, Mark Hammett, Dave Ellis & Murray Mexted
Auckland Clinic: Wednesday 12 – Friday 14 October
9.30 am – 5.30 pm at Eden RFC (5 modules including lunch)
Staff Coaches include: Sean Fitzpatrick, Phil Kearns, Jeff Wilson, Liam Barry, Pat Lam
North Harbour Clinic: Tuesday 18 – Thursday 20 October
9.30 am – 5.30 pm at North Shore RFC (6 modules including lunch)
Staff Coaches include: Phil Kearns, Jeff Wilson, Liam Barry, Pat Lam, Murray Mexted
For a course outline for each clinic email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (04) 382 9119
Staff Coaches and Specialist Coaches include:
Sean Fitzpatrick, Dick Muir, Phil Kearns, Murray Mexted, Eddie Jones, Jamie Joseph, Mark Hammett, Liam Barry, Pat Lam, Ian Foster, Chris Boyd, Scott Robertson, Aaron Mauger, Jeff Wilson, Dave Ellis
- Team attack – from set play and phase play
- Contact and the breakdown/continuity
- Skill Development
- Set Piece forward play – lineout/kickoff/scrum
- Turnover ball/counter attack
- Continuity and Team pattern
- Defence – from set play and phase play
- Vision and decision making/Creation of space
- Mental toughness
- Leadership & Captaincy/Creating a successful team environment
Each clinic will be made up of 5/6 modules covering relevant and specific areas of the game. A module will be 3.5 hours in duration during a morning or afternoon session.
Coaches who are unable to attend the full programme can attend individual modules in the mornings or afternoons during the 3 day clinic, at a separate cost of $190 per module. Please advise us if you require this application form to be sent to you.
IRANZ Rugby Legends Dinners/Luncheons
Some of these clinics will coincide with an IRANZ Rugby Legends luncheon or dinner where rugby icons of the game will be involved as guest speakers. These functions will be MC’d by Murray Mexted and the proceeds will go towards development scholarships for promising players within the relevant region. Tickets cost between $130-$150 (cost includes entertainment, food and beverages).
Nelson Dinner: Friday 30 September at 6.30 pm
Venue: Nelson College Auditorium
Speakers: Phil Kearns & Aaron Mauger
Palmerston North Dinner: Tuesday 4 October at 6.30 pm
Venue: Sport & Rugby Institute, Massey University (Green Room)
Speakers: Sir Brian Lochore, Jamie Joseph & Farah Palmer
Auckland Lunch: Thursday 13 October at 1 pm
Venue: Eden Rugby Club
Speakers: Sean Fitzpatrick & Phil Kearns
For more information and to book your tickets online, go to: http://www.rugbylegends.co.nz/
For further information or enquiries please contact Steve McHardy or Catherine Laing on +64 (4) 382 9119 or email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
If you wish to attend individual modules please contact us for a separate application form.