Sedbergh Rugby Camp at Bowdon RUFC

Course Dates:

26 - 30 October 2020

For Bowdon RUFC U9's to U16's

Price  – £150 for the week

Mon - Friday

09.30 am to 3.30 pm

Bowdon

Sedbergh Courses, Magic Academy and Bowdon Rugby Club are teaming up for a half term rugby camp to remember. John Fletcher will be leading the group of experienced coaches to deliver a fun and inspiring week of rugby. Working under the guidelines of the RFU we are going to explore developing technical skills and tactical awareness. Each day will be divided in to four quarters where we will play lots of different games and break some skills down in a skill zone area to develop a framework for all children to reference in the future.

 

KEY POINTS FOR PARENTS

  • Please drop children off after 9.15am and pick up no earlier than 3.30pm (unless agreed with coaches).
  • Bring one spare kit a day (October weather).
  • Please bring a packed lunch and a morning and afternoon snack.
  • Each individual to bring their own named water bottle.
  • Children will be working in groups of 20 and will remain in those groups for the week.
  • We will ask children to regularly wash and sanitize their hands.
  • Coaches will regularly sanitize the equipment used.

meet the coaches

JOHN FLETCHER

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John started out as Head Coach of the Newcastle Falcons Academy before being promoted to Senior Director of Rugby. He was soon head hunted for a role with the RFU as Head Coach of the England U18 team with the clear brief to prepare players to win the World Cup.  John has been instrumental in developing high performing young players such as Anthony Watson, Owen Farrell, George Ford, Maro Itoje and the Vunipola brothers who all pay testament to his influence their careers.

JASON DUFFY

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Jason played professional rugby for Sale Sharks representing England Under 16’s, 18’s and England Counties before injury cut his playing career short. An RFU Level 3 coach he has lots of experience from coaching the Sale Sharks academy, Attack coach for England U16’s and currently Head of the Easter & Summer Sedbergh Courses Coaching Team. Inspire, Empower and Develop is a coaching mantra that he truly believes in and he can’t wait to work on the Bowdon Camp this half term.

SIMON VERBICKAS

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Simon was a truly outstanding player and his exciting style led to him representing Lancashire, England U21’s and Samurai in the World 7’s Series. As a coach Simon has a RFU Level 3 accreditation and lots of experience across the game. Simon has been employed by the RFU for the last 10 years developing rugby across Cheshire.  he is currently Director of Rugby at Wirral Rugby and having successful spells at Caldy and Chester. He is also currently doing some project work leading the Lithuanian National side.

GRAHAM HIGGINBOTHAM

Higgie

Higgy is the beating heart of the coaching team and always looks out for others first, which very much reflects in his delivery. Another RFU Level 3 coach who has a wealth of experience from across the game. Aa a super skilful, robust, direct running centre Higgy represented Broughton Park, Sale FC and Bedford in their glory days. With his ability to cut open the very best of defences he was a firm favourite amongst his peers. Currently Head Coach at Broughton Park and Coach in the Sale DPP Programme.

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