Coaching Resources

Coaching Resources

Scottish Rugby has developed the following information and resources to support coaches in coaching and player development, education and coach development pathways. These range from articles, drills and activities to coaching manuals and reports. 

Scottish Rugby Coach Development Calendar 2016 (Please note, this link is updated as/when new courses/ CPD workshops have been confirmed). 


 Age Grade Laws Variations


 Child Protection & Welfare

 Concussion Guidance

 Rugby Nutrition 

 WIN CLEAN: Say No To Doping


 Long Term Player Development Strategy

 LTPD Stage 1 & 2: Coaching Tag and Mini Rugby

 LTPD Stage 3: Coaching Youth Rugby

 LTPD Stage 4 & 5: Developing and Optimising Performance


 Beginners Guide to Rugby 

 Coaching Strategy Document

 Game Coaching

 Key National Themes

 Laws of the Game

 Mental Skills Training


 Specialist Skills

 sports coach UK Learning Hub Shop


 Coaches Booklet

 Players Booklet

 Parents Booklet 


Inclusion and Diversity Coaching


 Session Template

 The Coaching Process

 Coaching Philosophy

 Coaching Styles

 Principles of Play

 Warm Cool Down plus S&C

 Coaching Through Small-Sided Games

 Working With Adolescent Players 


 National Mini Rugby Coaching Conference 

 Christmas 2015 

 Autumn 2015 

 Summer 2015 

 Spring 2015

 Christmas 2014

 Autumn 2014


Growth Mindset


Please contact Claire Scott, Coach Development Administrator ( | 07773 082924) should you have any questions.


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