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.
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
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.
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, 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.
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.