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Introduction
LTPD Pathway
Functional Screening
Anatomical Adaptation
Game Demands
Conditioning for Rugby
Periodisation in Rugby
Content
Questions

Getting set up

The stick

The stick is placed on top of the player’s head initially. The hands are placed in a position on the handle to ensure that the angle at the elbows is as close as possible to 90 degrees.

Correct positioning

Incorrect positioning

Figures 9 and 10: Holding the stick