Wednesday, July 15, 2009

East Penn Rugby Union and USA Rugby Coach Development present Luke Gross Extended Technical Lineout Workshops

The EPRU in conjunction with USA Rugby’s Coach Development Department is pleased to announce a coach education opportunity, it's new Extended Lineout Workshop featuring veteran Eagle lock and lineout specialist Luke Gross.

After attending Luke Gross’ Extended Lineout Workshop coaches will increase their abilities in coaching the lineout safely and effectively; in understanding the fundamentals of throwing, lifting and jumping; and will also learn basic offensive and defensive lineout strategies. This 4 hour extended workshop will be a practical coaching workshop. Coaches will have an opportunity to actually coach players under the guidance of Luke Gross.

Two sessions will be available. Session one, Friday evening, is held in conjunction with the Philadelphia Women's Rugb Club's Pumpkinfest tournament. Tournament participants are encouraged to make an early trip to Philadelphia for this session. Session two, Sunday, will be held in cooperation with the Wilmington Rugby Club. Specific workshop locations are currently being finalized and will be posted at http://www.epru.org, and communicated via email to all registered participants.

Participating coaches will receive 5 USA Rugby continuing education credits for participation in this workshop.

September 11: Philadelphia, PA
In conjunction with Philadelphia's Women's Rugby Club's Pumpkinfest Tournament
An extended four-hour Technical Lineout Workshop
Time: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Philadelphia or Northern Suburbs - exact location TBD
Contact: Lisa Rosen lrosen@usarugby.org
Worth 5 Continuing Education Unit's

Cost:
$30 per coach - each coach can bring 5-8 players
$10 per player (EPRU member players are free)

Luke will be available onsite at the Pumpkinfest tournament in Pennypack Park on Saturday for a meet and greet.

September 13: Wilmington, DE
In cooperation with the Wilmington Rugby Club
An extended four-hour Technical Lineout Workshop
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Wilmington, DE - exact location TBD
Contact: Lisa Rosen lrosen@usarugby.org
Worth 5 Continuing Education Unit's

Cost:

$30 per coach - each coach can bring 5-8 players
$10 per player (EPRU member players are free)

To pre-register for either of the workshops, contact lrosen@usarugby.org

Please include in the subject of your email :
Luke Gross Lineout Workshop: Sept 11 or Luke Gross Lineout Workshop: Sept 13. You will receive a tentative confirmation with payment details. Workshop spots are available on a first come-first serve basis. Payment must be received by 1 September 2009 to guarantee participation.

Lisa E Rosen
EPRU Game Development Officer
USA Rugby/IRB Coach Educator

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