International Rugby Coaching eMagazine

Revealed - The tactical secrets and training methods of the world's leading coaches

Exclusively in International Rugby Coaching

Hello coach,

If you can claim to be a serious rugby coach (we're talking about those approaching coaching level 2 or higher) then International Rugby Coaching is what you need to take that next step up with the help of the finest coaches in world rugby.

This monthly journal will keep you bang up-to-date with the latest ideas, tactics and training programmes being used by top clubs and international teams right NOW!

Every month you will have access to a high quality e-magazine in PDF format containing a variety of in-depth articles and clear, top-notch illustrations covering all of the following:

•  Coaching skills - get more from your team with the most recent thinking on player management, motivation and leadership.

•  Tactics and strategy - innovative game plans and set pieces are covered in detail to give your players a greater understanding of the game and the ability to make the correct decisions when it counts on the pitch.

•  Technique - advanced kicking, tackling, passing and running skills are analysed and perfected to ensure your team has what it takes to play rugby at the highest level.

•  Fitness and biomechanics - get your players at the peak of physical rugby fitness with articles on nutrition, muscles, skeletal and cardio training.

•  Psychological - an increasingly important area in all sports - you and your team will gain greater understanding of each other and the opposition. Areas including responsibility, understanding, trust and mental preparation are all thoroughly covered.

Everything you need to take your rugby coaching to the next level

With current international rugby coaching techniques at your fingertips - your confidence and skills will inevitably grow.

And this knowledge can only make you an even better coach.

International Rugby Coaching is an e-magazine and comes in PDF format. It is available exclusively from Green Star Media and not available in any newsagent, bookstore or other rugby website.

Free from distracting advertising, it gives you pure coaching advice and copious detail on every page.

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"There is a great deal of experience, variation and wisdom in every issue of International Rugby Coaching, with a sense of coaches pulling together and almost "networking in print". It pushes all the right buttons and never fails to stimulate."

Will Bowles, Head of PE, Swanbourne House School, Buckinghamshire, England

As a member of International Rugby Coaching you can benefit from a lifetime of experience at the highest level of the game that you can put into practice in a matter of minutes. It will give you:


  • Practices and strategies from the coaches themselves
  • No observed sessions or recycled content
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  • Suitable for all competitive teams


  • The only rugby coaching e-magazine with 12 issues a year
  • Minimum of 18 pages per issue
  • Written by pro-team and international team coaches, plus academy, assistant, forwards, backs, fitness and head coaches
  • Huge selection of tactics, moves, player skills, set piece techniques, new laws, man and team management


  • At-a-glance overviews and checklists
  • High definition illustrations
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Tactical and technical explanations


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When top coaches are interviewed after games they never cover the fascinating coaching aspects.


With International Rugby Coaching you will discover exactly what they do on the trainig pitch that leads directly to success in competition.

Cutting-edge tactics
from the top of the game

We are the only magazine in the world where leading authorities can provide insight into their coaching approaches, with key technical and tactical information you won't find anywhere else.

"International Rugby Coaching delivers a collective wealth of coaching tactics and an in-depth view of some very technical aspects of our game. This resource assists me immensely in expanding my knowledge."

Dave Wells, Coaching Coordinator, Joondalup Brothers, Western Australia

Each issue includes at least four articles, each written by a top level coaching professionals PLUS an in-depth book review of the latest coaching and management theory and practice. Subjects that International Rugby Coaching has covered in the last few issues include:

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They may know what's coming, they just don't know when, by Mike Ford, Bath Head Coach (picture not to scale). Click here to sign up and learn the secrets of the world's best teams.

"International Rugby Coaching has changed the coaching approach to my team in Kenya. After putting into practise the techniques and attack moves you have provided in manuals and journals, Mwamba RFC have won this seasons Enterprise Championship Cup."

Meli Tuni Wainibuli , Coach, Club Mwamba RFC, Nairobi, Kenya

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How minnows can beat sharks, by Bernard Jackman, FC Grenoble Assistant Coach (picture not to scale). Click here for expert, measured insight into the latest law developments.

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Create quicker ruck ball by creating more ball freedom, by John Mitchell, Former All Blacks, England and Super 15 coach (picture not to scale). Click here to learn how to apply match-winning tactics.

"The content is aimed at the higher level of coaching with clear, concise and modern methods, ideas and techniques. It is superbly illustrated. The articles assist in the planning of my sessions at all levels from the very young up to county standard."

Jim Joyce, Coach, St. Benedicts School (Ealing) and Middlesex Under 18s, England

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Make the ref fall in love with the way you play, by Stewart Dickinson, former international referee (picture not to scale). For cutting edge analysis click here.

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Wallaby forwards coach: Making our scrum world class, by Andrew Blades, Wallaby set-piece coach (picture not to scale). You too can get top level technical advice like this every month. Click here.

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Play the game at your own pace, by Mark Mapletoft, Harlequins (picture not to scale). To receive the latest tactical developments click here.

What's different about
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"International Rugby Coaching has been nothing but a big positive for me. It's given me a huge boost in confidence. The content is really well thought out and not written so only a nuclear physicist can understand it. There's some stuff that's really innovative. I wish I'd subscribed before I did my level 2 in June - I'd have walked it!"

Nick Cameron, Level 2 Head Coach, Warwickians RFC and Atherstone RFC U15s, Warwickshire, England

What do I get as a member?

As a member, each month you will receive practical, cutting edge rugby coaching advice direct to your email inbox.

International Rugby Coaching comes in PDF format (requires Acrobat Reader) that you can store and read on your computer or print out as you wish.

You can also share the e-magazine with other coaches in your club but please do not make it publicly available or post it on any website.

You get all this in a 12 month subscription for just £107, about the same price as a decent tackle bag. However, the value to your team could be priceless.

Still not convinced?

If you're still unsure consider the following points.

#1: International Rugby Coaching is the authority on professional rugby coaching. You can trust the quality source of this material. They are without doubt amongst the most experienced and knowledgeable group of rugby coaches in the world.

#2: The professionals appearing in International Rugby Coaching have invested years of hard work to reach the pinnacle of their profession. By becoming a member of International Rugby Coaching you will benefit from their experience at a fraction of the time and money required to make it to the top.

#3: There's no risk. International Rugby Coaching is 100% guaranteed for the duration of your membership. Take your time to absorb and use the contents. If you find the e-magazine is not suitable, simply send us an email or call us and we'll be happy to refund your money. (You don't have to fight to get your money back!)

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"The content is always educational for the development of my coaching career. There are numerous views from numerous coaches and I enjoy reading them all."

Dave Keane, Head Coach, Crosshaven RFC, Ballincollig,
Cork, Ireland

If you're ready to start coaching like the professionals become a member and apply the secrets of the world's best rugby coaches to your team today.

Yours in rugby,

International Rugby Coaching eMagazine

Dan Cottrell
Editor, International Rugby Coaching

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International Rugby Coaching Produced by some of the world's leading performance coaches

Between them, the contributors to International Rugby Coaching have hundreds of thousands of hours coaching experience.

Alan Solomons, Head coach, Edinburgh Gunners

Andrew Blades, Australian forwards coach

Andrew Strawbridge (above), Auckland assistant coach, advisor to NZ U20s

Andy Friend, Head coach, Canon Eagles, top league Japan

Barrie-Jon Mather (above), RFL performance manager, former London Irish assistant coach

Bernard Jackman, coach at Grenoble, French Top 14 team

Bill Beswick, Top sports psycologist to England rugby and soccer temas

Braam van Straater, Kicking coach for Australian senior team

Chris ChudleighChris Chudleigh (above), RFU trainer

Clive GriffithsClive Griffiths (above), RGC 1404 director of rugby, former Wales defence coach

Craig LesebergCraig Leseberg (above), Brumbies coaching and development manager

Conor O'Shea, Director of rugby, Harlequins

Dale McIntosh, Defence coach, Cardiff Blues

Dai Rees, Head of performance, Hong Kong

Dale McIntoshDale McIntosh (above), Cardiff Blues academy coach

Damien Hill, Former head coach, Melbourne Rebels

Danny Wilson, Llanelli Scarlets forwards coach

Darren EdwardsDarren Edwards (above), Dragons assistant coach

Dave Alred, Former England kicking coach

Dick Muir, Ex-coach, Springboks

Didier Retiere, France forwards coach at 2011 World Cup

Doug McClymontDoug McClymont (above), sports biomechanist

Dr Sherylle Calder, Eye coach for World Cup winning teams, England and Springboks

Eddie Jones, Head coach, Japan national team

Gary GoldGary Gold (above), South Africa assistant coach

Gary StreetGary Street (above), England Women head coach

Glenn Delaney, Forwards coach, London Irish

Graham Henry, Former All Blacks head coach

Greg Cooper, Head coach, NEC Green Rockets, top league Japan

Greg Mumm, Former Fiji assistant coach

Greig OliverGreig Oliver (above), head coach

Gruff ReesGruff Rees (above), Ospreys senior skills coach

Ian FosterIan Foster (above), Waikato Chiefs head coach

Ian McDonald, Super 15 coach, Golden Lions

Jamie HamiltonJamie Hamilton (above), Super 15 half backs coach

Jamie Hamilton, Scrum half coach, Canterbury Crusaders

Jim LoveJim Love (above), NZ Sports Academy chief executive, former NZ Maori coach

Justin Burnell, London Welsh director of rugby

Keith RichardsonKeith Richardson (above), level 4 coaching mentor

Kevin BattleKevin Battle (above), University of California, Santa Barbara, head coach

Kieran Crowley, Head coach, Canada national team

Les Kiss, Ireland defence coach

Liam MiddletonLiam Middleton (above), Zimbabwe 7s coach, Bristol academy coach

Louis Coen, Kicking coach, Springboks

Margot Wells, Top sprint coach

Mark MapletoftMark Mapletoft (above), Harlequins assistant coach

Martin HaagMartin Haag (above), Bath forwards coach

Matt HampsonMatt Hampson (above), rugby writer, former England U21 prop

Mick Byrne, All Blacks skills coach

Mike Ford, Head coach, Bath (formerly England defence coach)

Mike RuddockMike Ruddock (above), Six Nations Grand Slam winning coach with Wales

Mark CalverleyMark Calverley (above), IRB level 4 coach and NZRFU Practicum award

Mike SchmidMike Schmid (above), Esher RFC director of rugby

Neal Hatley, Forwards coach, Bath

Nick Scrivener, Australian skills coach

>Paddy O'BrienPaddy O'Brien (above), head of the IRB referee board

Peter Russell, Head coach, Newcastle Falcons

Phil Larder, Former defence coach, England

Phil Davies, Director of rugby, Cardiff Blues

Pieter de Villiers, Springboks forward coach

Rowland PhillipsRowland Phillips (above), Aironi defence coach

Paddy O'Brien, Fomer head of referees, IRB

Richard Whiffin, London Irish backs coach

Rob Appleyard, Former assistant coach, Newport Dragons

Rob Howley, Wlaes and British Lions back coach

Rowland Philips, Former Wales defence coach

Roy SaundersRoy Saunders (above), Sunnybanks colts coach

Scott QuinnellScott Quinnell (above), former Wales and British & Irish Lions number 8

Scott Roberton, Head coach, Queensland Red Super 15 team

Sean Holley, Head coach, Bristol

Simon Hardy, England international team specialist throwing coach

Simon MiddletonSimon Middleton (above), Leeds Carnegie coach

Stuart Dickinson, Former international referee

Tony HanksStuart Lancaster (above), England coach

Tony HanksTony Hanks (above), Wasps director of rugby