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By Patrick Guthrie, Matthew T. Brown, Mathew Brown
For every rugby enthusiast at every level of interest!
Discover why rugby is North America's new favourite pastime.
Now, you can learn and love the game of rugby as a player, coach, or fan. From drills and shape-up exercises, to helpful tips on safety and injuries, this book is packed with information for every rugby admirer. Explanations in plain English.
Table of Contents
Introduction. PART I: RUGBY; ROOTS, BOOTS AND ALL. Chapter 1. Rugby's Allure, Beginnings, and the State of the Game. Chapter 2. The Basics. Chapter 3. Grab Your Rugby Gear. PART II: GETTING DOWN AND DIRTY. Chapter 4. Location, Location, Location: Positions on the Pitch. Chapter 5. Laying Down the Laws. Chapter 6. Understanding the Fundamentals. Chapter 7. Playing the Game. Chapter 8. The Art of Scrummaging. Chapter 9. Line-outs: Restarting from Touch. Chapter 10. Individual Skills. Chapter 11. Tactics and Teamwork. Chapter 12. Talented Training. PART III: WELCOME TO THE OVAL PLANET. Chapter 13. The World Cup. Chapter 14. The International Calendar. Chapter 15. North American Rugby. Chapter 16. Amateur Rugby in North America. Chapter 17. Collegiate, High School, and Youth Rugby in North America. PART IV: COACHING AND REFEREEING. Chapter 18. Coaching. Chapter 19. Coaching Certification and Advancement. Chapter 20. Managing the Game-The Referee. PART V: FOLLOWING THE GAME: THE INFORMED FAN. Chapter 21. Get Your Game-Rugby on TV. Chapter 22. Spectating and Staying In Touch with Rugby News. PART VI: THE PART OF TENS. Chapter 23. The Ten Greatest North American Players. Chapter 24. The Ten best Rugby Moments. Chapter 25. Ten Peculiar Facts About Rugby. THE APPENDIXES. Appendix A: U.S. and Canada Tests. Appendix B: Glossary. Index.
Paperback, 2004 , 363pages, good condition, crease in cover
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