Level 200 Certification Course

St. Cloud, MN // Sunday, September 14 2014, 7:45 AM

What do I have to do to complete this level?

  1. Complete the Level 100: IRB Rugby Ready (click here)
  2. Complete the Level 200 online pre-course work (click here)
  3. Attend the 1 day in person Level 200 clinic

Course Location
Apollo High School
1000 N 44th ave
St. Could, MN 56303

8am-5pm. Please show up no later than 7:45 am for check in.

Course Description

*Level 200 will be the minimum certification requirement for all coaches of contact teams starting on 8/31/2014

This clinic is aligned with the ARM (American Rugby Model) designed to continue the learning process and education of a coach with a focus on the progressive implementation. The new coaching structure focuses on coaching the right thing at the right time with the best interest of the players at hand.

The Level 200 Sevens courses consist of a required prerequisite online session and a 1- day in person clinic. The clinic focuses on teaching the skills required to play Sevens rugby and was developed in conjunction with the National Sevens coaches. The course develops a coaches ability of how and what to coach in Sevens.

This course is aligned with the NFHS (National High School Federation), interscholastic coach certification and is required at a minimum for every USAR registered coach teaching the contact game.

The goal of this workshop is for coaches to refine their coaching skills and knowledge with a focus on teaching the technical aspects of the game through the use of games, questioning and progression.

Throughout the workshop coaches will not only get hands on experience but participant in continuous feedback, evaluation and a peer review processes aimed at improving and creating more well rounded coaching approach.

Who should be at this level?

Any coach of a contact team should complete this course as the minimum requirement for coaching.

USA Rugby recommends that a Level 200 Sevens Certification is appropriate for all youth contact and high school level coaches.