Archive For The “Practicing Planning” Category

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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Update Your Practice Planning

By | August 2, 2013

Even coaches coaching full time find the time they have to prepare their teams insufficient. I guess it is because you can never do enough both in terms of covering the greatest number of options possible or in getting as close to perfection a smaller number of the most important options. As a result it […]

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THE CONCEPT AND USE OF CRITICAL INCIDENTS ANALYSIS

By | April 10, 2013

Rugby is a game of a series of episodes of play that commence with the re-start and end with the referee’s whistle being blown for whatever reason. The episode has an outcome, which may be to the advantage or disadvantage of the team. The outcome may be measured in terms of territory, possession or both; […]

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