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Rugby

Compete at the highest level of national and regional college competitions.

We provide all students with the opportunity to participate in a comprehensive training schedule designed to improve all attributes of your game.

With the chance to compete in the highest level national and regional competitions our detailed, positional-specific, training programme will enable you to develop your technical, tactical, mental and physical attributes.

Why be part of our Rugby Academy?

  • Specialist position-specific coaching - a key strength of the programme
  • Top facilities and equipment
  • Five days per week training programme (three rugby sessions and two gym sessions)
  • Pre-season training sessions
  • Weekly fixtures (normally on Wednesday)
  • Opportunity to play in national and regional competitions, testing yourself against the best schools and colleges in England (including Essex Cup, Daily Mail Trophy, NatWest Schools Cup & Vase, Elite League, Elite Cup and Regional 10s tournament)
  • Access to a first-class physiotherapist
  • Access to a strength and conditioning specialist
  • Guest coaches who have played at a high level.

Your training programme will include:

  • Individual strength and conditioning programme
  • Speed and power
  • Reaction time
  • Contact skills
  • Decision-making
  • Ball-handling
  • Position specific training
  • Team cohesion.

The Coaching Team 

Our coaching team is made up of three team coaches, a Strength & Conditioning Coach and a Sports Rehabilitator. Each member of the team will play a vital role in your development as a player both on and off the field.

All coaches have valuable experience and many of them still work or compete within the sporting industry.