The Rocky Mountain Rugby Academy is designed for all athletes, male and female. There are 2 different groups you can get into 14-17 year old group and 18+ group.
Rocky Mountain Rugby Academy comprises of 3 two-hour training sessions per week and runs for 15 weeks starting November 28, 2017. Two hours in the weight room, 2 hrs on core skill development and 2 hours on game sense and knowledge.
The objectives of the program are to provide participants with the tools of:
Core Rugby Skills, segment provided by Tyler Hawes.
Demonstrate the use of appropriate passing, catching, tackling and continuity techniques in open field play.
Demonstrate tactical, technical, positional awareness on both offence and defense.
Demonstrate appropriate decision making when in open play.
Weight Training, segment provided by Peak Power.
Demonstrate the proper weight training technique and use of equipment in a safe controlled manner.
Given a proper training regime in order to increase muscle mass, power, endurance and speed for the game of rugby.
Over the duration of the program athletes will learn proper weight training regime, nutritional needs, goal setting and the professionalism that it takes to reach the next level for the game of rugby.