RCD provides you with a constant stream of new coaching ideas and approaches from the top of the professional and amateur games.

Coaching guidance is provided for all ages and abilities, and includes specialist advice for each position, set pieces and game phase, and for practice at home with parents and small player groups.

Select from RCD’s library of proven session plans, created by specialists and professional coaches. Edit template session plans to add video's from the comprehensive RCD library or your own personal favourite drills.

Session plans for all ages, positions, game phases and levels.

It’s easy to create your personal session plans and share them with your fellow coaches, players and parents.

Save, edit and share plans, and access them on your computer, tablet and smartphone.

Very soon you’ll have the right plan to make every rugby experience challenging and fun.

Develop your club library of re-useable ideas and session plans to bring coaches, players and parents together around your club's best practices and curriculum. Empower your club's best coaches to help and support those new to the game, and drive your club's rugby programme cohesively at all levels.

  • 2500+ exclusive coaching drills, games and interviews.
  • Position-specific and 'at home' tips.
  • Ready-to-use session plans.
  • Personal session plan editor.
  • Club rugby programme and coaching library.
  • Easy sharing.

Put fun, skills development, and playing as a Team, at the heart of your rugby coaching

  • Paul Gustard On Staying Positive

    Its hard to think that the top rugby players are treated with more consideration than many younger players but thats what happens at Saracens, its how they get the best out of them

  • Blitz Defence - Its simple If You Know How

    When the experts explain things in simple terms it all makes sense. The Blitz defence can be confusing and delivering the coaching blocks to develop this policy can be tricky. Richard Thorpe explains things in easy to understand language

  • Eddie Jones On Motivation

    Confident players have the will and desire to perform. Wales seemed to have lost their way with players looking deflated and lacking leadership, create an environment where players know what is expected of them and develop those skills

  • Kiwi Tackling - Coaching Dominant Tackling

    To be a dominant tackler you need to practise the core skills regularly. The tackle has many factors to it and here are some tips from New Zealand

  • Fun Is The Key To Winning

    David Flatman provides some insight into why Fun is crucial to creating a winning formula. Saracens are a great example of this and are current English and European champions

  • Quins - Tackle Technique 1 v 1

    A new tackle technique exercise without the "Bone on Bone" collisions

  • London Irish - Using Round Balls

    Adding variety into your sessions keeps players interested as they learn new skills or try to improve key techniques but in a different way. Patrick O'Grady from London Irish explain why he uses different sized balls

  • Coaching with Games is the Future

    Elite coaches use conditioned games to teach the basic skills and change the conditions for progressions and increase the intensity

  • Tips, drills and games from professional coaches and players
  • Best practices from professional club training grounds
  • Focused age group, attack, defence, set piece and game phase plans

  • “RCD is packed with valuable information and is helping me find my feet as I start coaching the mini’s after a few years away from the game.”
  • Phillip
  • Harpendon Under 7’s
  • “The ready to use session plans are such a great idea and our Under 11’s coaches use them to plan all of our sessions.”
  • Anthony
  • Wallingford RFC Under 11’s
  • “We thought we knew what we were doing but all of us in the Under 12’s are gobsmacked at how RCD video’s have improved everything we do. Since January our squad has grown from 24 players to 45, unbelievable.”
  • Mark
  • Head Coach Ruislip Under 12’s
  • “Getting to see what the professional coaches do and what they say has completely changed my outlook to my son’s development.”
  • Grant
  • Moulsford School
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