Practice Updates & Sport Psychology Series
Our training numbers have been good varying from 12-22! The commitment to improvement and learning has been terrific, new players are coming out and sticking with us, and veteran players are showing signs of growth even after years of play. Credit to everyone on our board, player leadership groups, and supporters for helping us engage and enjoy our rugby.
We are continuing with our forward's theme with pods play, open-play combinations, and forward decision-making interplay with half-backs. We pushed training back on Tuesday's to train with greater space and lighting.
New training dates
Training participants complete the club's COVID-19 symptom check 2-3 hours before training. We're doing well looking after ourselves. Let's keep it going!
Tuesday practices. Check in at 7:45pm-Start 8pm-9:30pm
Tuesday practices: 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27
Theme: forward play shifting to rugby league
Saturday practices. Check-in at 8:45am-Start 9am-9:00pm
Saturday practices: 9/26, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31
Theme: kicking game
Sport Psychology Series
Tom Gratton, MA will facilitate our early offseason sport psychology series starting with a 3-part series focused on the psychology of forward play at the set-piece. Tom completed his undergraduate degree at Durham University in England, his sport psychology master's degree at Ball State University, IN, and is completing his doctorate in sport psychology at Florida State University, FL. Tom played rugby, and now his research and applied work is focused on working with rugby teams and referees. More details on Tom's work and the sport psychology series to follow.
Give a hand
Congratulations to Lauren and Kadie playing in the local touch rugby final today.