Specialist Skills

Specialist Skills - making the game work!

The downloads below are available to aid coaches and teachers develop players' individual skills. The specialist skills, outlined below, are vital to making the game of Rugby Union work, e.g. if a hooker cannot throw the ball in effectively, then it is unlikely that their team will consistently win possession at the lineout.

Specialist Skills Resources

Please follow the link below to the Dropbox folder containing all Specialist Skills Resources



Specialist Skills Programme

Specialist skills sessions are delivered on a regional basis to players involved in Scottish Rugby's national age grade programme. Players are coached position specific skills by specialist coaches, compromising of regional and national representative, as we all Scotland national team coaches.

Club and school coaches are welcome to attend any of the sessions below for their own CPD.

These sessions will provide you with information on technical and tactical components of the game, with particular reference to scrum, lineout, throwing, kicking, counter attack, handling, tackling and defence.

No registration is required to attend these session. Please turn up on the night and observe the sessions.

If you would like further information then please contact Eddie.Pollock@sru.org.uk (Specialist Skills Coordinator).


Please contact Eddie Pollock, Specialist Coaching Coordinator (Email: eddie.pollock@sru.org.uk Tel: 07772 408884) should you have any questions.

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