Do you understand the significance of 'Rapport" and how this can influence how good a coach you are. Elite coaches, experts and pundits provide a clear view of how important this is
Confident players have the will and desire to perform. Wales seemed to have lost their way with players looking deflated and lacking leadership, create an environment where players know what is expected of them and develop those skills
David Flatman provides some insight into why Fun is crucial to creating a winning formula. Saracens are a great example of this and are current English and European champions
We all want our sessions to be fun, but it all starts with the set-up, safety and reassurance from coaches. Particularly for young players. Achieve that and you will have a fun, productive session.
We all prefer to have enjoyable training sessions. By including small-sided game and skills challenges, you provide more opportunities for your players to succeed, which in turn increases the enjoyment and benefit of the session.
Ben Youngs and Lee Mears describe what they think are the essential ingredients that make up a fun and productive rugby session. Both were taking part in an England Rugby coaching challenge with schoolchildren in the build up to the 2012 Six Nations.
Mike Ford Discusses the background to his coaching philosophy and why he had to change when he was coaching England. All coaches should be open to change in order to develop their players