The Tuilagi Rugby Academy offers you a unique opportunity to learn from an International Rugby Union and League Coach and ex-Leicester Tigers and Samoa International star, Freddie Tuilagi.
Tuilagi Rugby Academy's aim is to develop all levels of players from complete beginners to those who dream of playing international sports. Representing your country is the highest honor for any sports person.
Tuilagi Rugby Academy ensures that every player is able to enjoy rugby in a safe environment where they can develop their personal and social skills as well as a wide array of transferable multi-sports skills. This results in their holistic development as well as their life long involvement in rugby and other sports.
Tuilagi is a surname notably shared by a set of Samoan rugby-playing brothers. The five oldest have all represented Samoa at international level in a World Cup and the youngest chose to represent England:
Whatever position a player ends up playing, passing & catching will be a core part of their role.
Focus on the key running skills, acceleration, changing pace, changing directions sideways and backwards.
Learn to stay behind the ball carrier at all times for support play.
Very important for young players safety to learn the tackling technique to make sure the player is in the right body position to make a tackle.
Learn to draw the opposition then pass, kick or run.
For players that are new to the game and need to learn and develop 6 core skills.
For players with some experience with the game of rugby, ability to catch, pass, run, kick, scrummaging, tackle with good understanding in decision making.
For players with good understanding of the game of rugby in general, strong ability to catch, pass, scrummaging, kick, tackle, run with a quick pace with good decision making.
A focus on stepping up to retaining a contract with a professional rugby team and international honors.