Sedbergh Abu Dhabi Rugby Camp February 2024

VENUE: Zayad Sports City Khaleej Al Arabi Street

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Lead Coache: Tom Mitchell

19th - 21st February

Ages U9's to U15's: £175 (535AED)  08.00 - 14.00

girls up to U16's: £175 (535AED)  08.00 - 14.00

Sedbergh Courses are delighted to be once again returning to Abu Dhabi in February for a very special Rugby Camp in association with Abu Dhabi Harlequins. The rugby course will be run by our Tom Mitchell , all level three qualified coaches. The two-day Rugby course will be held at Zayad Sports City.

The camp will prioritize the enhancement of skills, fostering tactical acumen (utilizing #BeatTheGame principles), and overall skill refinement. Operating within the framework of RFU guidelines, our dedicated coaches will be focused on nurturing technical prowess and strategic awareness. This approach aims to establish a comprehensive foundation for all participants, offering a valuable reference point for their future endeavours in the sport.

If you have any questions at all please contact for further information

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Tom Mitchell

Tom made his debut for England 7s at the2012 Wellington 7s. He captained both England and Great Britain in Rugby 7s, winning a silver medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics. He was the leading point scorer in the 2013-2014 World Series, with 358 points, helping England to a forth place finish in the series that year, He was also nominated for the World Rugby 7s Player of the Year in 2014.

Jason Duffy


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 Rugby Camps this half term.

Simon V


Simon distinguished himself as an exceptional athlete, showcasing an electrifying playing style that earned him opportunities to represent Sale Sharks, Lancashire, England U21's, and Samurai in the World 7's series and Widnes in Rugby League. In his coaching journey, Simon has RFU Level 3 accreditation and holds a degree in Sports Coaching and Development. He made significant contributions during his tenure with the RFU, playing a pivotal role in rugby development throughout Cheshire. Currently, Simon serves as the Director of Rugby at Wharfedale Rugby, building on successful stints with Sale Sharks Premiership Women, Caldy, and Chester. His most recent endeavours see him as the head coach for North England 20's.

Key points for parents

  • Please drop children off 08.00 and collect at 14.00

  • Please bring a snack

  • Each individual to bring their own named water bottle.

  • Children will be working in specific age/ability appropriate groups and will remain in those groups for the whole camp..

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