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Graham Henry on Being a World Class Coach Posted almost 4 years ago

Sir Graham Henry talks about the importance of a coach’s approach, a professional environment and the expectation of excellence…

On expectation:

“If the coach hasn’t got that expectation of high quality, you’re never going to get that from the players you coach”

On the playing environment:

“Every time they meet, there’s an environment that is stimulating, that they enjoy, which is going to develop them as individuals and players.”

On The Rugby Site:

“I’ve got a love of the game, I think there’s great people involved and to spread the word about the game globally is very stimulating.”

To see Graham Henry’s coaching modules including ‘The Breakdown’, ‘Tackling and tracking’ and ‘Defence’ click here

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_Richie McCaw on Sir Graham Henry:_ He is never happy where we are at. He always has somewhere to go, always looking to make improvements. He has watched a huge amount of rugby and is not afraid to trial ideas from other teams. That’s his huge strength. He sees the big picture, plans a whole campaign. He is motivated by a huge desire to see the All Blacks win every test and the World Cup.

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