How to think about rugby union

Rugby is obviously a very physical game. It’s rare that you come out of any match without serious bruising. But rugby union is also a complex thinking-person’s game that requires a massive amount of brain power. The best rugby players aren’t always the biggest or strongest, but they’re often the best between the ears. Here are our best articles on the philosophy of rugby.


how youth rugby helps you as an adult
Training Team

How will youth rugby help you as an adult?

How can youth rugby help you become successful as an adult if you are not good enough to go professional? Here are the physical, mental and life skill benefits of youth rugby.

rugby resolutions for 2020
Training Team

2020 Rugby Resolutions

It’s that time of year again. Every January, millions of resolutions are made and broken within days. By now you’ve probably heard multiple people say

how strong should you be to play rugby
Training Team

How strong should you be to play rugby?

How strong do you need to be to play rugby? If you are asking this question, the answer is probably “stronger than you are now!” Strength is, after all, the foundation of every other type of training that you do.

triphasic training for rugby
Training Team

Triphasic training for rugby-player power

One type of strength training that may be useful for ruggers is called Triphasic strength training. This is a unique protocol and could be precisely what you need to help you overcome your current strength training plateau.

evolution of rugby positions
Darryn Pollock

The evolution of rugby positions

How has each rugby position evolved? Modern-day rugby positions are much different than they were a few years ago. Darren Pollock explains how rugby has evolved over the past few decades to be the amazing game it is today. Learn about where rugby came from in this blog post.

Rugby Vs football differences
Tim Howard

Rugby v Football – the 4 main differences

It shouldn’t be hard to spot the differences between rugby and football. But some of those difference are much more obvious and consequential than others. This article addresses the 4 main differences between rugby and (American) football, so you’ll be prepared for your first practice!

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