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Brian Ashton on his Rugby Coaching Journey Posted over 3 years ago

Brian Ashton talks about how he got into coaching, those that influenced him and how he learned to become one of the game’s most respected coaches. Brian is a great role-model for any coach and this is a fascinating insight into how he thinks about the game.

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“I like to create an environment that gets the best out of players through questions and answer, through problem solving…..not necessarily being dictatorial”

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Brian Ashton has credentials as both player and coach. He started playing rugby at Lancaster Royal Grammar School and progressed through age and club grades. While Brian played representative rugby for Lancashire, England North, and the Barbarians it is as a coach that he has made the more significant impact. He has coached at club and international level since 1980, including 2 years as England head coach. Brian is currently Technical Director of Rugby at Fylde RFC in Lancashire and is widely regarded as one of the most visionary coaches in the global game.

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