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Developing Rugby Coaches (DRC): Overview & Principles of Play

Manawatu Rugby

Wednesday, 9 May 2018 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm (NZST)

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Developing Rugby Coaches (DRC) - World Rugby Level 2 Coaching Course (Modules: Overview & Principles of Play) 27 Tickets 8/05/2018 Free  

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Event Details

Manawatu Rugby is providing the following DRC - World Rugby Level 2 Course :



Introduction "Course Focus": 

Presenter: Doug Tietjens (Manawatu Coach Development Manager)

Duration -  5 mins.

Teaching Points: 

  • Overview and focus of course (Principles of Play and Key Factor Analysis)

Principles of Play (Module 1):

Presenter: Doug Tietjens (Manawatu Coach Development Manager)

Duration - 85 mins

Teaching Points: 

  • Principles of Play

  • Team Profiling

  • Skill Analysis:

  • Coaching of Skills

  • Individual Skills – R/C/P, Tackle, Ball into contact, Evasion, Kicking



Outline of DRC - World Rugby Level 2 qualification:


  1. Principles of Play 
  2. Creating a Learning Environment
  3. Scrums
  4. Lineouts 
  5. Kick-starts / Restarts
  6. Team Attack “Win Gain Line”
  7. Defense “Win Gain Line”
  8. Breakdown 
  9. Game Shape ‘Attacking & Defending from rucks/phases’
  10. Counter Attack “Transition”
  11. Online Module - Law Exam  Laws Test (Click on the link for Law Exam)
  12. Online Module - Rugby Ready Rugby Ready (Click on the link for Rugby Ready)



Submit a coaching diary (50 hours of training time required)


Assessed visits by a World rugby coach educator - Competency Based Assessment (Click here for appraisal and feedback form) (To be arranged once you have completed the modules)


Please book as soon as possible as places are limited. 



Key Contact:

Doug Tietjens

Coach Development Manager


M: 021 357 463




Have questions about Developing Rugby Coaches (DRC): Overview & Principles of Play? Contact Manawatu Rugby

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Manawatu Rugby Performance Centre
28 waldegrave street
Palmerston North, 4414
New Zealand

Wednesday, 9 May 2018 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm (NZST)

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