C.A.R.D.S: The Secret Sauce

Over the last year the C.A.R.D.S. acronym has become more and more popular in rugby coaching circles. The term apparently comes from a study that was done on the fifteen best rugby players in the world (as chosen by directors of rugby and coaches in the English Premiership). The study...

An introduction: who, what and why?

My name is Stu Campbell, and in my spare time I coach children's rugby at Old Ruts Rugby Club in London. I want this blog to be a collection of reflections: a way of thinking about my coaching experiences and ideas, as I learn more about teaching rugby. Why a public blog and not...