The Rookies2Reds program consists of five sessions, one each week over five weeks to give boys and girls aged from 2 -11 years a fun-filled and interactive introduction to the game of Rugby Union.
To ensure every child gains maximum enjoyment from their participation, the Rookies2Reds program has been structured around the needs of four distinct age groups:
ROOKIES2REDS AGE GROUPS
Children aged 2, 3 and 4
Children aged 5, 6, and 7
Children aged 8 and 9
Children aged 10 and 11
The five-week Rookies2Reds program will contain:
Week 1 - Evasion Skills & Passing
Week 2 - Physical Skills
Week 3 - Game Understanding
Week 4 - Kicking
Week 5 - Match Play
ROOKIES2REDS TACKLE CLINICS
One day clinic designed to give boys and girls aged 7 - 8 an introduction into the best practice of tackling. This will allow rookies to progress with confidence and correct technique on to full contact Rugby. Tackle clinics can be run as a one-off event or over a few weeks dependent on the club.
ROOKIES2REDS SUPER SEVENS
The advanced Rookies2Reds program, runs for eight weeks with one session a week. It is designed to cater for participants that wish to advance the skills they have acquired during their time in the Rookies2Reds program. The program is designed for boys and girls aged 9 - 11 and offers coaching and game play using contact aspects of the game.