The International Rugby Academy of New Zealand (IRANZ) was created in 2001 by former All Black Captain Murray Mexted.
He took his passion, vision, and love of the game and forged an alliance with New Zealand Rugby (NZRU) to become the
National High-Performance Service Provider. The goal was to create opportunities for young players to
“Maximise their Potential” and provide a pathway for future generations of All Blacks.
We have been providing high-performance programmes and services for rugby players, coaches and teams from all over the rugby world for over two decades. We continue to be regarded as the most comprehensive rugby education provider in the world.
We have worked with players, coaches and teams from more than 35 countries. To be the best, you have to learn from the best – that’s why the coaching staff and tutors at IRANZ represent some of the most qualified and highly-respected coaches and former players in world rugby today.
For players, our courses focus on position-specific tuition, skill development, mental toughness, rugby intelligence and self-management. Our programmes include modules to foster intensive development, leading to improved performance on and off the field, and laying the foundation for future development, long after the residential course is complete.
For coaches, it is a rare opportunity to work intensively with the world’s best coaches in a practical environment. Programmes focus on developing a structure, strategy and blueprint that each participant can implement within their own environment. Using a camp-style environment to deliver rapid development and learning, our programmes will exponentially accelerate coach development.
For teams and organisations, IRANZ provides customised courses for team/club tours, pre-season camps, clinics and spot coaching. With expertise and specialists across all areas of the game, IRANZ designs and delivers programmes to meet the specific needs of each individual client.
If you’re ready to maximise your potential, you’ve come to the right place.