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High Performance Coaches Course

Course Details

Highly intensive 16-day Course for full time coaches and aspiring professionals

Designed specifically for talented and highly-experienced coaches, this programme provides all the advanced knowledge, strategies and skills required to break into – or succeed – in the professional coaching environment.

Delivered directly from some of the greatest, most successful rugby-minds in the game, our most intensive and comprehensive coaching course, focusing on the coaching of highly-talented players, aged 18 years and over.

The course Including a variety of modules in classroom, practical, and live scenario-type settings, simulating the professional rugby environment and exposing coaches to what it takes to coach at the highest level.

Course modules;

High Performance Coaches Course modules include:

  • Coaching in the professional environment

  • Developing a comprehensive game plan

  • The coaching process

  • Video analysis as a coaching tool

  • Player identification and profiling

  • Team and player review process

  • Attack and defence

  • The team selection process

  • Leadership

  • The interview process

  • Managing the media

  • Mental skills

  • Nutrition

  • Strength and conditioning

  • Off-field staff and player management

Course Details:

Start Date                    22 February, 2025 09:00 am

End Date                     09 March 2025 12:30 pm

Capacity                       16

Cost Details;

Course Fees vary depending on location of course and tutors involved.  Contact us for details.  Note cost of air travel to the course facility is not included in the course fee.  Fee free payment plans and group discounts are available.  Fill out an expression of interest below for more information.

Course fees include:

  • All training and tuition

  • Accommodation for the duration of the programme

  • All meals for the duration of the programme (IRANZ courses are fully catered)

  • Course material folder; including season planner, training diary and other resources.

  • An IRANZ training shirt.

  • Individual course assessment - feedback on strengths, work-ons and a post-course development plan

  • Travel Transfers (from nearest airport to course facility, bus stop, local accommodation or i-Site)*

The High Performance Coaches’ Course programme runs in-tandem with our High Performance Players’ Course, providing participants the unique opportunity of working live with highly promising players, under the guidance of our expert staff coaches.

Participants are provided with a course assessment from our expert staff coaches, identifying key strengths, work-ons and a future development plan for each individual coach. 

This ensures participants focus their growth in the right areas and provide themselves the best possible opportunity of landing and/or succeeding in a professional coaching role following completion of the programme.

Think you know some fellow players/coaches that would be interested to attend the same Course? Ask us about our group discounts!

Fee-free payment plans are also available on all Course Fee payments. Please indicate in the 'Invoice address' box at the end of the Booking Form if you would like to discuss payment options with an IRANZ Staff Member.



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