Rugby (Steps to Success)

Rugby (Steps to Success)

by TonyBiscombe (Author), PeterDrewett (Author)


This book provides all the fundamentals, position-specific techniques and key tactics needed to be a winner in rugby union competition. Authors from England's Rugby Football Union provide the expert instruction and special insights to get an edge on the opponent. Loaded with 74 drills and 176 illustrations, Rugby: Steps to Success is the sport's perfect learning and practice tool. Step by step, players will develop and refine basic individual skills, and then will move on to execute intermediate-level team tactics.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 168
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Published: 30 Oct 1997

ISBN 10: 0880115092
ISBN 13: 9780880115094

Media Reviews
An extremely well documented book, with systemic steps to develop rugby -An invaluable resource for the developing rugby coach and supporter.
Les Cusworth
Assistant Coach, England Rugby Union Team
Author Bio

Tony Biscombe has more than 25 years of Rugby Union coaching experience. As a member of staff of the Rugby Football Union (RFU), his assignments have included coaching in France, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, Japan, the West Indies, and Germany. In his current role as Divisional Technical Administrator for the RFU, Biscombe evaluates coaches working at all levels of the Game, helps to develop elite youth players and provides technical support and resources for the England team.

Tony Biscombe lives in Leeds, England, with his wife, Larraine, and their two children, James and Zoe. Biscombe enjoys sports in general, golf in particular, and gardening with his wife.

Peter Drewett was a physical education, exercise, and sports science lecturer at the University of Exeter. He is an RFU Senior Coach and also the RFU National Student Development Officer. He has played and coached rugby at various club, county, divisional, and international levels and has coached players ranging from those in school to senior internationals. With Tony Biscombe, Drewett developed the Supercoach CD-ROM: a rugby teaching and coaching aid, the first software package of its kind and one that has been praised for both its content and its design.

Drewett's home is in Exeter, England. In his leisure time, Drewett enjoys exercising to stay fit and healthy, and having fun with his children, Tom, Oliver and Megan.