One of the most common injuries a player taking part in a contact sport like rugby can suffer from is concussion. While the impact of a minor concussion on a player is often short-lived, there is also the real risk that if the injury is severe, or repeated, that it can also have long term repercussions on a player’s health.
It’s often this prospect of incurring a head injury that will understandably put many parents off allowing their children to join a rugby club. It also prevents adults from playing this energetic and rewarding team sport long term.
Both have a negative impact on the growth and continued survival of rugby. The mission statement of 360 Rugby Coaching is to reduce the rate of concussion and head injuries by creating a safer game overall through training and education.
And this positive goal is achievable without sacrificing the enjoyment of playing rugby, which has a host of benefits to health, including improving fitness, strength and self-confidence, as well as instilling discipline and reducing stress.
The Key Aims of 360 Rugby Coaching are: