Measuring Skill in Rugby as Part of the Standard Team Testing Battery

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Full Article :

Sharief Hendricks, Michael Lambert, Herman Masimla, Justin Durandt. “Measuring Skill in Rugby Union and Rugby League as Part of the Standard Team Testing Battery.” International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching 10, no. 5 (2015): 949-966.

http://spo.sagepub.com/content/10/5/949.abstract

 

One comment

  1. pete tierney

    this is great to see. After leaving rugby to work in football, it is pleasing to see that finally the RFU are addressing specificity in assessing technical and tactical components. I conducted a 2 year research study that involved 250 EPDG and SOR players aged 12-17. Concluding that rugby specifc tests were far better than standardised fitness tests being employed.

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