SKILLS CLINICS

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It is rare these days that players are able to spend quality time improving their individual skills as most training sessions are team based drills and games.

At Apex Rugby Academy, we believe for our players to fully express themselves and develop, we must provide the best coaches possible to guide the players on their individual journeys.

 

Therefore, we have recruited some of the country's leading coaches & players to deliver clinics for players who are serious about taking the performance to the next level. 

 

Players will have the unique opportunity to learn the latest rugby techniques, skills and trends from the modern game whilst spending valuable time developing their individual skill set relevant to their preferred playing position.

Our professional players skills clinics are separate to the SRU and independently run.

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ROSS MCCANN & MATT SMITH 
SKILLS CLINIC


Wednesday 8th December

Deeside RFC


 

JAMIE RITCHIE - SKILLS CLINIC

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In December 2021 Apex Rugby Academy hosted a skills clinic ran by Scotland Vice Captain & Edinburgh Rugby Player Jamie Ritchie at Linlithgow RFC

 

Jamie delivered activities focusing on jackaling, ball presentation, rucking and offloading.

PREVIOUS SKILLS CLINIC

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Apex Rugby Academy has previously ran skills clinics delivered by professional players Jamie Ritchie, Magnus Bradbury, Pete Horne, Grant Gilchrist, Fraser Brown, Blair Kinghorn, Kyle Steyn, Rufus McLean, Ollie Smith, Matt Smith, Murphy Walker, Jamie Dobie, Ross Thompson & Ruaridh Jackson

GRANT GILCHRIST - SKILLS CLINIC

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In September 2021 Apex Rugby Academy hosted a skills clinic ran by Edinburgh Rugby Captain & Scotland Rugby Internationalist Grant Gilchrist at Linlithgow RFC

 

Grant delivered activities focusing on set piece, ball presentation, rucking and offloading.

 

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JAMIE DOBIE & ROSS THOMPSON - SKILLS CLINIC

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In September 2021 Apex Rugby Academy hosted a skills clinic ran by Glasgow Warriors Players Jamie Dobbie & Ross Thompson at Linlithgow RFC

 

Jamie & Ross covered passing & kicking technique as well developing players’ spatial awareness in attack.

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BLAIR KINGHORN - SKILLS CLINIC

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In October 2021 Apex Rugby Academy hosted a skills clinic ran by Edinburgh Rugby & Scotland Internationalist Blair Kinghorn at Penicuik RFC

 

Blair covered passing & kicking technique as well developing players’ spatial awareness in attack.

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PETE HORNE - SKILLS CLINIC

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In August 2021 Apex Rugby Academy hosted a skills clinic ran by Glasgow Warriors & Scotland Rugby Internationalist Pete Horne at Old Anniesland, Glasgow .

 

Pete delivered activities focusing on attack, decision making, tracking, footwork, passing and kicking. 

 

​With over 150+ appearances for Glasgow Warriors, 40+ caps for Scotland and a UKCC Level 3 Qualification, Pete's experience of playing and working in an elite professional environment ensured our players received expert advice and an unique insight into improving performance.

 

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RUARIDH JACKSON - SKILLS CLINIC

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In July 2021 Ruaridh Jackson attended our summer rugby camp in Aberdeen.

Ruaridh took the time to upskill our players in team meetings on developing tactical understanding. Ruaridh also gave our players a unique insight into developing their handling and kicking.

 

"Apex Rugby Academy are doing a fantastic job. I am delighted to be associated with them. Any attempt to introduce the mental approach to a very physical game is to be lauded. I have been most taken by the attention to detail in the camps."

Ruaridh Jackson, Glasgow Warriors & Scotland 

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