Rugby is a physical, contact sport and as such has inherent dangers. Scottish Rugby is committed to reducing the risks of serious injury through the implementation of its Are You Ready to Play Rugby? policies.
By making yourself aware of rugby's safety policies you can play your part in making sure that our sport remains safe, fun and enjoyable for all.
To ensure best practice is being followed, we require that all active coaches, teachers and referees in clubs and schools complete the online IRBRugbyReady self-check assessment on www.IRBRugbyReady.com and attend the free annual RugbyReady Practical course.
The RugbyReady Practical course is updated every season to reflect current safety issues and trends relevant to rugby in Scotland.
Coaches must also complete the IRB Laws self check - do the test online at www.IRBLaws.com
As part of our Long Term Player Development (LTPD) Strategy we have developed a range of coaching resources to help you coach appropriately for the age and stage of the players you are working with. Hard copies of these resources are available from your local club development officer.
Further coaching resources are available from www.IRBPassport.com
Please contact Claire Scott, Coach Development Administrator (firstname.lastname@example.org 0131 346 5167; 07773 082924) should you have any questions.
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