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


Module 2 - Functional Screening

  • Introduction
  • Facility and equipment required for the overhead squat functional screen
  • Getting set up
  • Instructions to the player
  • Positioning of the coach
  • Ethics in testing
  • Warning
  • What to screen
  • The 'yes' or 'no' scoring system
  • Additional examples of common compensations
  • What are the common compensations during the squat?

The coach will be able to administer a basic functional screen.