Small Blacks Course

This course is compulsory for all coaches and assistants from U6-U13.

It includes a series of introductory modules that emphasise creating an environment of skill-development and fun. User-friendly coaching handbooks and 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,
    • Learning Rugby Course: for Under 8–Under 10 coaches,
    • 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: 


For more information, please contact coaching@wrfu.co.nz


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