Conditioning Course

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Course Information

The IRFU is now taking bookings for their Conditioning Coach Course (CCC).

The course is intended to help coaches gain the confidence and competence to condition and prepare players in a safe and enjoyable manner for the game of rugby.
The CCC is a practical hands-on course where you will see and practice the many strength and conditioning drills and exercises that are appropriate for the physical preparation of rugby players at all levels.

In 2015, the course will be hosted at the Institute of Technology, Carlow.

Date: Monday 27th of July to Friday 31st of July.

Places on the course are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Course Fee: € 450

2015 Course Brochure: click here to download

Book Online Now - http://bookings.irishrugby.ie/home.php?cat=1

Certified Conditioning Coach Course

The CCC: A process

The course is intended to help you gain the confidence and competence to physically prepare the players in your charge in a safe and enjoyable manner for the game of rugby. The course will not make you 'instantly qualified' in the area of strength and conditioning - it is an introductory course for those wishing to increase their knowledge base in the area of strength and conditioning and develop their coaching skills.

The course also serves as a strong networking opportunity to help you develop a network of like-minded coaches that you can access as a valuable resource.

While there are theory based elements of the course, the course is primarily a practical, hands-on course where you will see and practice the many drills and exercises that are appropriate for conditioning rugby players at all levels.

Course Material

You will be supplied with an electronic copies of the key content delivered on the course. The course will cover:
- Exercise Science & Principles of Training
- The Demands of the Game, Warm-up & Movement Skills
- Strength training
- Rugby specific conditioning
- Speed training for rugby
- Programming & Planning

In order to complete the course, applicants will be required to:
- Attend and participate in all course modules
- Successfully complete multiple choice questionnaires
- Complete a coaching assessment in strength training
- Complete a coaching assessment in rugby specific conditioning
- Complete an assignment on programming and planning

A full list of presenters and tutors will be announced at a later date.

Further Information

For further information please email Niamh Nash niamh.nash@irfu.ie or call +353 1 647 3835

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