Mike Cron: Scrum & Ruck Conditioning - drills to build neck & core strength - Trailer Posted about 11 years ago

DID YOU KNOW? In the 2011 Rugby World Cup, the average number of rucks and mauls per game was 166.

In his latest module, New Zealand scrum coach, Mike Cron, looks at activities and drills to stay strong with movement in the scrummage and to build neck and core strength.

“Quite often I get asked to convert a player from flanker to prop, or from lock to prop. The first thing I’ll do to them is test their neck strength…” – Mike Cron

See more of Mike Cron’s scrummage modules here

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Mike Cron is recognised as one of, if not the best, scrum coaches in world rugby. Mike has made scrums safer and more powerful all over the world at all levels of the game. He has worked with many national sides including Japan and Wales and has been with the All Blacks since 2004. Mike has redefined the role and persona of the scrum coach. He is innovative and respected for his approach to teaching the scrum, leaving all those he works along side with the tools and understanding to peer and self coach. *Graham Henry on Mike Cron:* _Mike Cron epitomises the ultimate in scrum coaching. Knowledge; technique; patience; safety and a huge respect for the men who have to do the business-SCRUM. And most importantly the ability to pass that knowledge on, not only to his players but scrum coaches all around the globe. That's why we call him the “Scrum Doctor” - the Number 1 in the world._

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