Rugby High Performance Coaching

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Rugby High Performance Coaching

Methods of coaching have rapidly changed over the years. From coaching an entire team to play the same way, to coaching only backs and forwards. It moved on to units, i.e outside backs, tight five etc. Then it moved on to training each position. In the modern era, the focus has moved to each individual player in the team. The main objective being to train players to reach their maximum performance level on the field. All Blacks coaching staff: Graham Henry, Wayne Smith ... Read More

Rugby Coaching Profile: Graham Henry

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Born: 8 June 1946 Teams Coached: All Blacks, Auckland NPC, Auckland Blues, Wales and Lions Current Job: All Blacks Head Coach His first major role was coaching the Auckland NPC team from 1992 to 1997. During that time Auckland won the NPC 4 times in a row. He then went on to coach the Auckland Blues Super rugby team, winning the title two years in a row in 96 and 97. In 1998, Henry, passed over as All Black coach, headed over seas, appointed head coach ... Read More




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