Author Archives: Lee Smith

The Why’s, What’s and How’s

By | November 26, 2018

While returning home from a recent trip I watched some TED lectures on the plane that reinforced my approach to coaching and in particular to game planning. Based on this broad verification of the planning process I will now explain how this generic model applies to rugby game planning. Bare in mind that the time […]

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Chaos Theory in Coaching – Lee Smith

By | October 3, 2018

Whether you take a proactive approach or a reactive approach to coaching rugby it all starts at the same place. In order to play the players must be proficient in a wide range of skills be they generic I.e. able to be performed by all the players or position specific. And it is not just […]

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Defence from Scrums – a response to a query

By | August 27, 2018

I have been asked to explain my approach to defence from the scrum. What I have done provides a blueprint for scrum but is equally applicable to the line-out and defence from phase play. From phase play there tends to be more defenders in the defence line than there are attackers in the attack line. […]

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