Small Blacks Course U6 – U13
Is compulsory for all coaches and assistants from U6 grade and above to U13 grade.
A series of introductory modules that emphasise creating an environment of skill-development and fun. User-friendly coaches’ handbooks and coaching resources are issued free to all coaches who attend the course.
Attendance is compulsory each year for registration as a Small Blacks coach. Coaches must complete:
- Coaching Small Blacks Module and the relevant modules from:
- Beginning Rugby Course: for Under 6–Under 7 coaches OR
- Learning Rugby Course: for Under 8–Under 10 coaches OR
- Playing Rugby Course: for Under 11–Under 13 coaches
Coaches are welcome to complete their annual Small Blacks course requirement at any of the courses located around the region below:
Western Bays Course
Date: Saturday 4th April 2020
Venue: Aotea College, Okowai Road, Aotea, Porirua
Wellington City Course
Date: Sunday 5th April 2020
Venue: Scots College, 1 Monorgan Road, Strathmore Park, Wellington
Hutt Valley Course
Date: Sunday 3rd May 2020
Venue: St Bernard’s College, 183 Waterloo Road, Lower Hutt
Junior Coach Development Certificate U11– U13
Optional - Junior Coach Development Course.
What is the Junior Coach Development Certificate U11-U13
It is a targeted coach up-skill opportunity open to all coaches with a focus on the U11 to U13 age group level.
Date: Monday 8th June 2020
Venue: Fraser Park Sportsville, Kadima Lounge
- Coaching Process
- Modified games and activities to teach skills and engage your players at training
- Coaching skills (including the contact area & other core rugby skills)
For planning purposes registration for this course is required – please CLICK HERE to register online