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  1. Understand the game of rugby
  2. Know our team and players
  3. Use the skills of coaching
  4. Have the art of leadership
  5. Know the Game of Rugby:

  6. Understand the traditions and values of the game
  7. Know the laws of rugby
  8. Know how to select a good team and captain
  9. Develop the game plan related to the players’ abilities
  10. Develop team, unit and player skills
  11. Integrate training with player and game needs
  12. Use knowledge of the rugby environment
  13. Use a full knowledge of the core skills of rugby
  14. Know the Team and Players:

  15. Know the players as players and people
  16. Value team culture and team cohesion
  17. Institute a team development plan
  18. Develop support staffc(higher level)
  19. Have one-to-one meetings with players
  20. Have an emphasis upon rugby enjoyment
  21. Link with the captain
  22. Develop players’ skills
  23. Develop team strategy
  24. Plan positive training sessions
  25. Set and maintains high standards
  26. Use the Skills of Coaching:

  27. Communicate well
  28. Understand the skills of teaching
  29. Understand players’ learning styles
  30. Instill skills in the players
  31. Be a Leader:

  32. Develop and implement a vision for the team
  33. Set goals related to the vision
  34. Positively influence team members and others
  35. Communicate effectively
  36. Display strong personal qualities
  37. Be a positive influence

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