23-26 JULY 30 JULY-2 AUGUST 6-9 AUGUST 2018
FOR AGES 10-15
FULLY RESIDENTIAL – £459
Returning for a second year to lead the Rugby courses is World Cup Winner, Neil Back. Building on last year’s course, Neil will deliver a new and exciting programme. This will be based on developing thinking, skilful and creative players through a combination of skills, games and tactical understanding. Neil will lead an experienced team of coaches, most returning to Sedbergh from previous years.
Alongside the development of core skills, Neil’s programme will seek to develop independent, self organising players with focus and determination.
Neil Back had an amazing playing career, winning 66 caps and culminating in World Cup triumph in 2003. In addition, he went on three British and Irish Lions tours. He played 339 times for Leicester Tigers, winning two European Cups and three Premiership titles, and scoring a record 125 tries. He went on to coach both Leicester and Leeds in the Premiership. Neil was awarded the MBE for services to Rugby in 2004
“My life in Rugby enabled me to achieve many things, to make the best of myself and cement friendships for life. I want to help young players get the same out of the game as I did. I am delighted to be returning to lead the Sedbergh programme in 2018. I am looking forward to working with an amazing team of experienced coaches to deliver a programme of coaching and development that I believe is without equal.”
The Elite 16s course is aimed at U16 Colts about to move into senior rugby and offers them the chance of a lifetime to work with contemporary elite coaching staff. The course will focus strongly on individual player development. Techniques and strategies from the top level of the professional game will be presented in a straightforward manner and the latest technology used to give players constructive feedback on their performance. Emphasis will be on introducing more advanced skills, techniques and tactics including game planning and analysis. In addition the course will cover individual, conditioning, nutrition and recovery routines.