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Richie Gray International - Specialist Skills Coach (Rhino Rugby)

About Richie Gray

Elite Performance Skills and Breakdown Coach Richie Gray specialises in this area of the game and recently coached the Springboks to become the most consistent breakdown team over the past three seasons in The Rugby Championship and to the top side for most turnovers won in the 2015 Rugby World Cup (54).

He has also used his expertise to develop a range of technical training equipment to help player’s skill development. If you own a Rhino scrum machine, Power Disk, Collision King, Ruck Warrior ,Grip’n’rip or Arms of Steel tackle bag, he is the man behind it.


Coaching Career

1994-2006: Scottish Rugby Union – Rugby Academy Manager
1994- : Global Sports Innovation (GSI) – Elite Performance Skills Coach
2007-13: Borders Academy of Sporting Excellence (BASE) – Programme Leader
2009-13: BBC – Sports Commentator and Broadcaster
2010- : Global Sports Innovation (GSI) – Managing Director and Inventor of “The Collision King” Technical Training Range (Rugby Training Aid)
2011- : Rhino Rugby – International – Specialist Skills Coach
2013-16: South African Rugby Union (SARU) – Springboks – Breakdown Skills Coach

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