JRFC Rugby Academy
JRFC Rugby Academy
Introduction

The Johnsonville Rugby Football Club has a long and proud history in Wellington Rugby. The introduction of the Johnsonville Rugby Academy reflects on the club’s commitment in developing better players for the future of the club and the Wellington region.

 

With rugby going professional and senior rugby moving in the same direction; we acknowledge the need for a development programme for young players to progress to a higher level of rugby.

What does our programme offer?

The opportunity to participate in an advanced and intensive rugby programme. Each player will be exposed to a more in-depth training and learning environment which will enhance and maximise their rugby development and body management.

Objective

The Johnsonville Rugby Academy's goal is to ensure the players involved are the best they can be both on and off the field. Assisting in rugby development, body management and life skills this programme will aid in your overall performance and potential.

Rugby academy programme

The Academy programme will provide support, guidance and assistance from our academy team and specialist from a wide range of fields. Listed below are the areas that will be covered throughout the programme:

 

Rugby Specific

 

  • Individual and positional specific skills

  • Tactical and technical awareness

  • Rugby intelligence and game understanding

  • Mind management and mental skills

  • Organisation and communication.

 

Body Management

 

  • Strength conditioning

  • Aerobic and anaerobic fitness

  • Speed work

  • Rehab/injury prevention

  • Nutrition

  • Planning and programming

  • Other body management components and disciplines.

 

Other

 

  • Life skills

  • Careers/tertiary

  • Training/apprenticeship.

Workshops
Introduction

The Johnsonville Rugby Football Club has a long and proud history in Wellington Rugby. The introduction of the Johnsonville Rugby Academy reflects on the club’s commitment in developing better players for the future of the club and the Wellington region.

 

With rugby going professional and senior rugby moving in the same direction; we acknowledge the need for a development programme for young players to progress to a higher level of rugby.

What does our programme offer?

The opportunity to participate in an advanced and intensive rugby programme. Each player will be exposed to a more in-depth training and learning environment which will enhance and maximise their rugby development and body management.

Objective

The Johnsonville Rugby Academy's goal is to ensure the players involved are the best they can be both on and off the field. Assisting in rugby development, body management and life skills this programme will aid in your overall performance and potential.

Rugby academy programme

The Academy programme will provide support, guidance and assistance from our academy team and specialist from a wide range of fields. Listed below are the areas that will be covered throughout the programme:

 

Rugby Specific

 

  • Individual and positional specific skills

  • Tactical and technical awareness

  • Rugby intelligence and game understanding

  • Mind management and mental skills

  • Organisation and communication.

 

Body Management

 

  • Strength conditioning

  • Aerobic and anaerobic fitness

  • Speed work

  • Rehab/injury prevention

  • Nutrition

  • Planning and programming

  • Other body management components and disciplines.

 

Other

 

  • Life skills

  • Careers/tertiary

  • Training/apprenticeship.

Workshops

Start date: Monday 9 September 2019

 

Programme Schedule

 

Off Season: 12 weeks – Sept to Dec

 

  • Strength training                        

  • Individual and positional micro skills                              

  • Rehab and injury prevention                          

  • Aerobic base conditioning

Pre-season: 8 weeks – Dec to Feb 

  • Power and muscle endurance                        

  • Aerobic and anaerobic conditioning.

 

Weekly Schedule

  • Monday - Aerobic base work/skill workshop

  • Tuesday - Strength/City Fitness

  • Wednesday - Workshop

  • Thursday - Strength/City Fitness

  • Friday - Rest

  • Saturday/Sunday - One strength session on either day.

 

If you are interested in a place in our academy, please send an expression of interest to Joe Gates or Richard Henderson at enquiries@jrfc.co.nz.

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