Coaches Corner articles

How to share videos with players

If you’re on a 12 month plan, you can share coaching videos with your players to help them develop their specialist skills and knowledge. This short video shows you how to do it.

Coming soon: Wayne Smith on winning the ball

According to Wayne Smith, at least 40% of tries scored worldwide come from turnover ball. In this new series, Wayne shows you how to win the ball off your opponent from high kicks and in the tackle.

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Wayne Smith's coaching story

Wayne Smith is widely respected as one of the greatest minds in rugby. Listen to his story…

A Super Super Season Lies Ahead

Chiefs coach, Wayne Smith looks ahead to what looks set to be an outstanding Super Rugby season & assesses each of the New Zealand based teams & their chances this term.

Maggie Alphonsi on the Six Nations

The Rugby Site’s newest recruit, Maggie Alphonsi, talks retuning from injury, The Six Nations, The World Cup and the emerging talent in the women’s game.

The secret to success in Sevens

Mike Friday on the comparison between 7s and XVs rugby and how Team GB can make an impact on the 2016 Olympics.

Never take the Basics for Granted

Mike Friday talks about how he got into coaching and why it’s in his blood.

Fatigue may tell on South Africa’s overseas based players

Wayne Smith assesses the progress of South Africa and New Zealand ahead of this weekend’s match in Auckland

Australia’s three major test failures

The reason that even some Aussies are giving Argentina a chance in Perth is the current failings of their team at three major areas of test match rugby.

The Stats Do Lie by Wayne Smith

Wayne Smith explains why the stats that you see during and after a game are as useful as a chocolate teapot