Play Rugby and learn English

Play Rugby

Play Rugby offers training courses of various levels for athletes and enhances participation in Rugby globally in accordance with the Long Term Player Development programme (LTDP) and World Rugby guidelines. We also offer training and education in some particular subjects for those athletes wishing to increase their knowledge in particular areas while they are attending a specific rugby-training course.

RUGBY ACADEMY

With over 30 years of experience in education and rugby training centres in the major rugby countries such as Ireland, England, France and New Zealand, to name a few. Play Rugby can provide athletes of all levels with the perfect Rugby Academy programme according to their age and experience.

Rugby Academy allows athletes to improve their Rugby with the best coaches available in a safe, enjoyable and stimulating environment within the best rugby countries. For 2017, 2018 and 2019 we will be running the rugby academy in conjunction with important leading rugby schools and clubs, considered among the best in the world.

Rugby Training Courses

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High-performance Rugby Player Development

The Rugby Academy offers high-performance and position-specific training programme for international players.

Rugby Camps and skills development

Play Rugby provides rugby camps for young players of various levels with an infrastructure that supports individual players’ expectations and sporting ambitions.

Scrum Academy

The Rugby Academy is connected with top class and experienced scrum coaches in order to deliver the best scrummaging knowledge that allows players to approach this side of the game with the safest and most effective and up-to-date techniques.

Rugby Core Values

Play rugby provides training camps dedicated to young players of various levels in accordance with the long-term player development programme (LTPD). Each rugby programme is designed to support individual players’ expectations and sporting ambitions. Athletes can participate purely for fun or, if they choose, they can develop their skills and understanding of the technical aspects of game up to the maximum level achievable.

Each training camp aims to provide athletes with a structured and comprehensive rugby development programme, which allows them to experience similar conditions to players at a higher level and at the same time to live the game’s core values: INTEGRITY, PASSION, SOLIDARITY, DISCIPLINE and RESPECT.

During each course, emphasis will be placed on skills development, game understanding, educational activities and enjoyment. In particular, players will learn effective techniques, mainly those who help athletes to play safe rugby. Perform them under challenging conditions and develop these techniques into core rugby skills through professional top-class coaching in a safe and secure environment. Coaches are accredited by the Rugby Football Union.

Training and Education

School Year Programme

School Year, Semester or Trimester Programme

We are able to include athletes in colleges of great rugby tradition, for a quarter, a half or a whole school year.

Mini Stays

Play Rugby runs short stays with weekly programmes, giving athletes the opportunity to live with host families or in the college residences.
Contact us for a bespoke programme.

Rugby and Languages

We run Rugby and English programmes during the Summer and during the school holidays. Over the years we have formed athletes of all nationalities with excellent sports and educational results.

PLAY RUGBY AND LEARN ENGLISH

Focus on Rugby and English Academy

Learning English as a Second Language through sports activities gives immense benefits to students. It promotes active learning of the language in any environment and also the intellectual, physical and social development of the learners.
Our Rugby and English Summer Camps combine the English language and your preferred sport to give you a lifetime experience.

Rugby is a rapidly growing international sport and is gaining popularity in every country around the world.
English is spoken at a useful level by a quarter of the world population [Quoting: British Council].

NEW: You can now learn French and Spanish in two new Academies

RUGBY AND FRENCH

The Play Rugby and learn French summer camps allow students to improve their French while participating in a specific Rugby training programme.

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RUGBY AND SPANISH

The Play Rugby and learn Spanish summer camps allow students to improve their Spanish while participating in a specific Rugby training programme.

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  •  Rugby is: sweat, sacrifice, passion, something more than a  simple sport! It turns you into the depths of your soul by helping to survive in everyday life!

    Eric, Italy
  • Rugby is honesty, respect for the rival, team working and sharing of traditional values.

    Ramon, Spain

  • No matter how bad a day or a week, or a month might have been, you show up on that field and it all just disappears.Throwing a ball with those who became family. That is one of the best things in life. Just knowing they have your back as much as you have theirs. You can throw yourself into the battle of rugby and take a hit for either one of them. You go through hardships together. You're never alone.

    Wherever in the world you are. When you meet a fellow rugby player, you're set.

    Rugby is family.

    Robin, Belgium

  • A fun way to promote youth development.

    Jack, U.S.A.

  • Rugby is my favourite sport because it is both very physical and technical. It is all about the team and it has got great values.

    Josselin, France

     
  • Como mis padres, me enseñó esfuerzo en cada jugada, silencio y respeto a las decisiones arbitrales, trabajo en cada entrenamiento, humildad con tus compañeros y oponentes, honestidad en el juego, respecto a tu capitán y entrenador. Todo esto me ha echo mejor persona y por eso creo que no hay un deporte con tantos valores como el rugby.

    Xoan, Spain