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


Module 5 - Conditioning for Rugby

  • Defining speed
  • Training modes for speed
  • Summary guidelines for speed development
  • Resistance training
  • Practical speed-related drills
  • Game-related conditioning
  • Specificity in training
  • Multi-sprint/activity training
  • Additional game-related conditioning drills
  • Summary of guidelines for multi-sprint/activity and conditioned games
  • Summary
  • References

The coach will have a knowledge and appreciation of the different methods of developing speed acceleration and game-related conditioning. The coach will also be able to implement speed, multi-sprint/activity and conditioned games to advance the match fitness of players.