10-Feb | 7s Coaches CPD Masterclass with Mike Friday | Abingdon School

Next Generation Sevens is the Official Coaching Partner of Rosslyn Park National Schools Sevens

Course outline
Learn from the best by attending one of our Sevens Coaches CPD masterclasses covering the practicalities of coaching sevens, attack/defence strategies and techniques.

Creating the playing environment
Managing a tournament squad
Creating team balance
The importance of the basics: passing/tackling/contact
Significant first phase strategy
Decision making in attack
Understanding the role of each player
Defensive framework and individual responsibilities
Transfer from training pitch to competition

Sevens Coaches CPD Masterclass
with Mike Friday

As official partners of the Rosslyn Park 7s, we deliver an innovative practical based CPD session, specifically designed and developed for coaches leading and delivering 7s programmes

Date: Friday 10th February 2017
Venue: Abingdon School, Park Rd, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 1DE
Cost: £139

Workshop overview: In the course of this workshop you will learn various attacking and defensive systems used at the highest level and discover how you can apply them to your teams. Find out the games and practices used by the very best coaches in the game to improve the core skills of the very best players.

Delivered by Mike Friday (Current USA national Sevens Head Coach and formerly Head Coach of both England Sevens and Kenya Sevens) this is a rare opportunity to gain an insight into the professional game. Mike explains an approach to preparing teams  in very different circumstances. Straightforward approaches to attack and defence allow teams to make the most of their resources – even when these are limited.

To register your place

To book your place on this Rugby 7s Coach CPD event simply complete the form below. Upon receipt of your registration an invoice will be raised for your attendance.

Prior to the course you will receive a welcome email, confirming arrangements for the day. Lunch, snacks and drinks provided throughout the day.


To register your interest in future CPD events please email us at info@nextgen7s.com.

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