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Skimming your opposite number for a line break is a fantastic feeling. Just knowing that you have the pace to make the difference in a game is a powerful tool and asset that can make the difference between winning and losing.
Even if you’re born and blessed with raw speed, there is always room to improve to ensure that you make the most of this natural talent. If you aren’t so blessed in this area, there are some really good tips and drills to make you that extra yard quicker on the rugby pitch.
So next time you’re practicing, get your rugby clothing on and try these 4 top rugby acceleration drills:
Thank you, it was an incredible feeling. I don’t think it’s really sunk in what we’ve achieved and how significant the tournament has been. We’ve come a long way as a team and the scenes on the pitch and in the dressing room after proved how far we’ve come. To have won it with this group of boys was extra special and there was a lot of smiles, laughs, songs after that final whistle went.
Rugby has always had a strong strength training culture (no pun intended!). Since the turn of professionalism in 1995, rugby has made huge advances in strength & conditioning. And I’m proud to say that in many respects rugby is leading the way in the s&c field.
Yet, there are still some common misconceptions when it comes to strength training for rugby. Below are 5 of the most common misconceptions I see when it comes to rugby strength training.
You can also view our comprehensive rugby training guide here.
If training is the key to building a strong rugby player, then nutrition is the keychain. Knowing what to eat pre and post training makes an enormous difference to your results and what you get out of training.
However, it’s rare to see athletes who have a proper knowledge of nutrition and understand the basic science around what they’re eating. Thankfully we’re here to break down your post-gym nutrition to help you make informed choices and recover faster from each workout.