IRANZ with Murray Mexted
IRANZ (the International Rugby Academy of New Zealand) is the world-leading rugby academy, providing an independent high-performance pathway for players, coaches and teams from around the world.
IRANZ Courses allow participants to learn 1:1 with some of the greatest rugby minds in the world. The following videos have been filmed on their Players’ and Coaches’ Courses held in Palmerston North, New Zealand.
IRANZ LiveIRANZ's new 9-day programme is the ultimate development opportunity for any aspiring or current coach looking to reach their potential in the game.
This programme covers all the finer details needed to be a successful coach which goes beyond just technical and tactical aspects of rugby.
Check out IRANZ's latest course website www.iranz.co.nz/live for more information on their courses.
Part 1. IRANZ Introduction 5:08 Free video
At IRANZ, we firmly believe the key to unlock potential is to learn from the best in the business. That’s why our Staff Coaches represent some of the most recognised and knowledgeable rugby minds in the world.
Founder ex All Black Murray Mexted introduces his academy.
Part 2. Breakdown Defence 12:29 Member content
Legendary and Iconic All Black forward Rodney So’oialo,master of the dark breakdown arts, is at IRANZ Academy and shares with TRS some truly game changing techniques around winning possession.
We haven’t seen these techniques before! They will most certainly change the way your team approaches winning the ball back. A must watch for all you innovative players and coaches who want to get the edge on your opposition and get the best out of your team.Play video
Part 3. Vision & Decision Making - Theory with Dave Ellis 7:18 Member content
The Blues and ex Connacht Skills coach Dave Ellis discusses Vision and Decision Making with coaches in the classroom at IRANZ’s latest camp in Palmerston North, NZ.Play video
Part 9. Core Role of the Loose Forward Openside Flanker 14:21 Member content
This week, Murray details the loose forward combination and explains the No 7 role so you can form your opinion and define for your team requirements.Play video
Part 11. The role of the Loose Forward #6 7:56 Member content
Where does the No 6 fit into the Loose forward combination? What is expected of the position individually and as part of the loose forward trio combination. IRANZ founder and ex All Black No 8, Murray Mexted explains in the 3rd part of his Loose Forward Role series. Enjoy!Play video
Part 12. No 9 Pass Technique and Bio-mechanics 9:27 Member content
This week, we are back at IRANZ latest Player Course in Palmerston North, New Zealand with World Cup winning All Black No 9 Piri Weepu. The IRANZ team bought Piri in to spend time with the young No 9s both inside the classroom and on the pitch. This session has Piri on the pitch providing insights and drills to improve the No 9 skills and understanding. Enjoy!Play video
Part 14. Running Lines/Patterns & Shapes - Post Past Drill with Dave Ellis 8:09 Member content
In this video, Dave uses the Goal Posts to great effect as he continues his Attack Alignment series. Dave, details how to straighten your attack, hold the defence and create space against a Goal Post defence.Play video
Part 16. Recovery Session - Static Stretching with Peter Finch 13:53 Member content
In this video, IRANZ’s conditioning coach Peter Finch explains the importance of and how to best recover from training. Enjoy!Play video
Part 17. Building & Planning an Individual Skills Programme 18:54 Member content
This week, we return to the classroom with IRANZ’s Dave Ellis who details how to Build an Individual Skills Plan. Enjoy!Play video
Part 18. Building & Planning a Team Skills Programme 15:22 Member content
In this video, IRANZ’s Dave Ellis details how to build Team Skill Development Planning. Enjoy!Play video
Part 20. Precursor to Ball into Contact 10:16 Member content
IRANZ’s Dave Ellis’ takes a group of IRANZ High Performance players through his Step into Contact program. Dave adjusts his coaching style in this session to engage the higher level players. Rugby is essentially the same skills at every level just played more accurately and at greater pace. Enjoy!Play video
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Tony O Dwyer Ireland
Brilliant , simple as that
Onehunga Mata’uiau Australia
Absolutely live the technical, always finding a way to improve and get ahead.
Thanks Uso, Rodney.
Paul Keeler USA
Brian was my coach mentor when I went through IRANZ. His mindset is inspiring. Its hard to capture his excellence on video!
Mario Cesar Di Rocco Argentina
Detalles muy específicos , muy buenos datos.
guillermo arturo ramos Argentina
tecnicas nuevas y muy claras para mejorar el juego, muy bueno, seria bueno si traducen los otros en español, gcs
Jose Antonio Portos Mato Spain
Muy interesante en sus aspectos técnicos
Loveni Enari Spain
Piri is still the man! Great explanations.
Brilliant video Piri!!!!
Salty Thompson USA
Love your example Brian. Borrow a lot from your approach
John William Diedenhofen IV USA
Hahaha! “…bring the ball to you…” (by moving the tackled ball carrier) speaks to me as a grappler. Outstanding!
Neil Andrews Namibia
This is just brilliant. I’ve now learned a lot about whom of my players to pick in that position. Thanks guys
Roger C. Wilson USA
Extremely impressive. Sign me up!
andres Monteverde Argentina
Todd Elliott USA
Can we get the full presentation of Mexted’s classroom on loose forwards? I noticed he had a nice slide presentation with the roles of the loose forwards. I often played blind and open, but would like to see what his full assessment is on all three loose forwards.
Simon Northfield Australia
Excellent. Best set of progressive passing drills I’ve seen. Thanks Dave.
Ottavio Arenella Italy
Carter Croft England
Some really good ideas, all new and very technical.
Mario Augusto Zamorano Nieto Germany
Súper cuando viene la traducción en español ????
Clive Cashell Great Britain & Northern Ireland
For me the game is about body movement and depending on what and how we do it will determine the outcome. Great session from Rodney highlighting some of the ways this impacts on our breakdown skills
Piet Faasen South Africa
Excellent tips on controlling your body and very effective tecniques at the ruck.
Kevin Buckley USA
Nice! I’ve never seen that technique before. Can’t wait to put it out to the guys in training and see how they do!
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