To become a quality rugby player, athletes need a combination of speed and core strength training to gain a competitive edge. Rugby is a sport where players are continually moving but most of the running on the pitch is short sprints with many changes in body orientation. Having explosive speed can make the difference between... Read More
PowerHouse Rugby Newsletter Archive January 15, 2018: In Rugby News… → Four more cities across North America have expressed an interest in joining the Rugby Football League in the coming years as the game’s transatlantic interest continues to grow, the RFL chief executive, Nigel Wood, told the Guardian newspaper. • • • • •... Read More
Recovery enables your body to replenish its energy reserves by reducing fatigue and rehabilitate any injured soft tissues. Post-rugby game healing and post-rugby training recovery are all about what methods and activities you utilize to boost your body’s rehabilitation time. Planning your recovery is as important as planning your training or prepping for a rugby... Read More
Union rugby positions have a specific role to play. Different physical attributes are required for each rugby position, although strength and speed are essential for every single player on the rugby field (maybe not “speed” for Props–my son, who plays Prop, says different). Typically, a rugby player will specialize in one playing position, although it... Read More
This rugby training video is an outstanding example of rugby passing drill: Notice what rugby training coach, Ian Gibbons, says about keeping your feet in a straightforward direction when you are turning to receive the rugby ball. Leave a comment and let me know your thoughts. Get to it NOW. Coach Terry REMEMBER:... Read More
Years ago, I was watching a group of rugby players playing touch. I noticed a few of the players were better at balancing their bodies. Many of the players tumbled to the ground when they’d swerve away from an opponent on the field. With a just a slight lean of their body, they landed on... Read More
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