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

Our junior club rugby season is just around the corner too and coaches are welcome to complete their annual Small Blacks course requirement at any of the courses located around the region. Please register your interest here.

Should you wish to attend any of our courses, please make sure you have registered as a coach for the 2021 season here.

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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