IRB Strength & Conditioning Course Level 1

The FRU will be conducting IRB Strength and Conditioning Level 1 courses at the following venues and dates. Interested participants are encouraged to register in advance.

Topics covered will include Long Term Player Development Model, Functional Screening, Anatomical Adaptation, Demands of the Game, Conditioning, Periodization & Planning, Principles of Training and Components of Fitness.

All participants are to undertake the Pre-Course requirements Free Online quizzes of IRB Rugby Ready and IRB Strength & Conditioning before registering for the course. Visit, click on Training and Education, and then click on IRB Passport – log in if you’re a new user, then attempt the online quizzes stated above. Please ensure that you’ve completed this requirement and read relevant course notes prior to attending the course.

Course Fees – $25

Northern Course
Labasa – Police Training Centre
• Tue 13th –Wed 14th August, 2013
Savusavu – Police Bure
• Thur 15th – Fri 16th August, 2013
(Contact Solo Finau –, 7071053 to register by Mon 12th Aug)

Eastern Course
Suva HPU Gym
• Friday, 23rd August
• Friday, 30th August
(Contact Naca Cawanibuka –, 7071042 to register by Wed 21st Aug)

Western Course
Nadi HPU Gym
• Wednesday, 28th August

This course is ideal for schools (primary & secondary) rugby coaches, club coaches and trainers in establishing proper understanding on physical development of Rugby players at all levels. Rugby is an evolving sport and the course is designed to update participants on the current status of Rugby and relevant conditioning demands for players at all levels from the fundamental stage through to the elite stage of the player pathway.

Participants are required to bring their training gear as the course will also include practical gym and field based sessions.

For any further information please do not hesitate to contact Naca Cawanibuka on 7071042.

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