RFU Courses to support Rugby Safe

Rugby Ready

This course is targeted at coaches and match officials and provides information on the importance of sufficient and appropriate preparation for training and playing while reducing the risk of serious injury. 

Details from Dave Reed davereed@rfu.com   telephone 01912864399

Cost £15, Duration 3 hours, Min. Age 14

 

Play it Safe

This course is for any volunteer, coach, match official who is working or has responsibility for children and vulnerable adults within rugby.  Identifying best practice, it provides information and guidance on the responsibility and support available for ensuring children and vulnerable adults are safeguarded appropriately.

Details from Dave Reed davereed@rfu.com   telephone 01912864399

Cost £15, duration 2.5 hours, min age 16

 

RugbyAware

This is an annual campaign where clubs have the opportunity to host a session to engage their members and parents. Important in ensuring everyone involved in rugby union has knowledge and understanding of the current topics in the game.

Details from Dave Reed davereed@rfu.com   telephone 01912864399

Cost free, Duration 1.5 hours, no min age

 

Activate – Injury Prevention Exercise programme

Based on research which found targeted exercise programme significantly reduces rugby injury.  These sessions are supported by online resources including videos and downloardable content.

Details from Dave Reed davereed@rfu.com   telephone 01912864399

Cost free, Duration 2.5 hours, no min age.

 

Headcase Online Concussion Module

Part of the RFU’s “Don’t be a headcase” concussion education programme, these 20 minute online courses explain what concussion is, how it happens and what the individual can do to help players avoid injury or return safely to playing following a concussion.  These modules are for coaches, match officials, players, teachers and parents/guardians.

Details at www.englandrugby.com/headcase

Cost free, Duration 30 minutes, no min. age