Hartreemill, Biggar, ML12 6JJ

BIGGAR RFC EASTER CAMPS / MINI COME AND TRY DAY

     

 

COME AND TRY DAY

 

For any budding young rugby players between the ages of P1-7 we will be holding 'Come and Try Day's on Sunday 5th April and Sunday 12th April.

 

No need to book on.... just turn up to Hartreemill at 11am!

 

Any questions get in touch with Calum on 07720677977 or email development.officer@biggarrfc.org.uk

 

 

EASTER CAMPS

 

This year we are looking to ramp up the benefits of the Easter Camps! Some of the plans,  include:

 

Team structure training
Position specific training
Video Analysis of Recent Games (midi)
Specific forwards and backs sessions (P5 - U18)


For these to be a success we would like to encourage as many youngsters to attend as possible. Sessions cost £10 per day though should cost be an issue please contact Calum directly.

To ensure we can plan and organise specific sessions please book on to the camp ASAP by emailing Calum on development.officer@biggarrfc.org.uk

We look forward to welcoming as many along as possible. For dates and times please see the poster below.


Development Newsletter January 2015

Welcome to the January 2015 Development Newsletter.

 

This newsletter is equipped with all the latest news and results for all ages at Biggar RFC.

 

Click here to download


Development Newsletter - October 2014

Welcome to Biggar RFC's first edition of the development newsletter. 

 

This will be a bi-monthly release which will update you on all things Biggar RFC.

 

Click here to download


Biggar RFC - Development Overview

Biggar RFC is a thriving club which caters for players from Primary 1 through to senior. We currently boast teams at P1/2, P3, P4, P5, P6, P7, S1, S2, U15, U16 and U18 as well as a girls U15’s team, 2 senior teams and a social / over 35’s team.

 

I am Calum Taylor, Club and Community Development Officer for Biggar Rugby Football Club. Since the 2008/09 season the club has employed a full time development officer to help maintain the status of the Clydesdale region’s premier sports club.

 

The development programme can be loosely split into two key areas: club programme and community programme.

 


Club Programme:

 

The club aspect of development officer role essentially revolves around the following question:

In the time between a youngster joining the club to when they graduate through to senior rugby - how can we help them achieve their own absolute potential as rugby players, as teammates and as club members?

 

Biggar Rugby Club boasts 14 competitive teams from Primary 3 through to 1st XV as well as non-competitive weekly sessions for P1’s and 2’s. With teams at every age group from P3 through to U18, we currently have approximately 45 volunteer coaches across all youth age groups. I work very closely with these coaches, trying to ensure every child gets the best rugby experience possible through educating coaches in the latest coaching techniques and tactical and technical knowledge.

 

The safety of participants is always at the absolute forefront of our minds. Therefore, every coach is required to go through an annual ‘Are You Ready to Play Rugby?’ course. This is a yearly update which leads our volunteers through the latest safe coaching ideas and techniques.

 

 

Community Programme:

 

The community programme primarily revolves around the schools programme. I run rugby taster sessions in both Biggar and Lanark cluster primary schools as well as curricular and extra-curricular activities in Biggar High School and Lanark Grammar School. If you have a child who goes to a Biggar or Lanark cluster primary school it’s highly likely I will have delivered rugby sessions to them and their classmates.

 

Biggar RFC are also proud members of the Biggar Community Sports Hub, and work with other sporting teams in the area to give youngsters the maximum sporting opportunities possible.

 

 

For questions regarding rugby development in your area or any other enquiries regarding the club in general please don’t hesitate to get in touch via the contact details below.

 

 

Yours in Rugby,

 

 

Calum Taylor | Club and Community Development Officer | Biggar Rugby Football Club | Hartree Mill | Biggar | ML12 6JJ

Mob: 07720 677 977 | Email: development.officer@biggarrfc.org.uk |
Facebook: www.facebook.com/BiggarRFC |


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