CrestClean LeslieRugby Junior Rugby Team Coaching Programme turning heads
The CrestClean LeslieRugby Junior Rugby Team Coaching Programme featured in today’s edition of the Wellington Independent Herald.
The article titled “Strengthening junior rugby” appeared on page 19 of the community newspaper and highlighted the importance of the grassroots rugby initiative.
The clinics are aimed at junior rugby coaches and parents who are interested in coaching the game in the future. It promotes fundamental skill development and makes it easier for coaches to deliver a high value rugby practice.
During the coaching clinics, which are run by former Highlanders and Scotland Captain John Leslie, a team of 12-year-olds demonstrates 14 core skills while he explains his coaching philosophies and tips for keeping the energy high and the game fun for kids.
Four engaging and informative clinics have been held in Wellington this month.
Northland: Sunday, June 21, 10am Kerikeri Sports Ground and 4.30pm Northcote Rugby Club.
Auckland: Monday, June 22, 2.40pm King’s School, Remuera and 6.30pm at Pakuranga RFC. Tuesday, June 23, 3.20pm at Saint Kentigern College and 6.30pm at Suburbs RFC. Wednesday, June 24, 6pm at Ponsonby RFC. Thursday, June 25, 6pm Auckland Marist Rugby Club.