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English + Rugby Experience

For those who wish to enhance their learning with a rugby experience in New Zealand, the National Trade Academy, in conjunction with Total Rugby Ltd, can offer a variety of packages which include coaching sessions, fitness training, playing for a local rugby club, signed rugby memorabilia and a Total Rugby tracksuit. There are three packages we offer for your rugby experience. The option you choose is combined with your English language tuition at the National Trade Academy.


Duration: Flexible - Minimum 4 week Programme


  • Specialised coaching in groups of 4 - 10 (basic skills and some personal coaching)
  • Attend a Crusaders coaching session
  • Breakfast with an All Black/Crusader to discuss playing at the elite level (minimum numbers required)
  • Fitness testing to measure baseline data and improvements
  • Access to Jim Burrows fitness centre with training programme provided by qualified fitness instructor

Prerequisite: Players must demonstrate that they have some knowledge of the game by completing a questionnaire.


Duration: 24 weeks

Includes all of Option 1 and 2, plus:

  • Mental skills session with qualified sports psychologist
  • Video analysis of playing using computer based feedback
  • Personal mentoring by Total Rugby staff
  • Total rugby tracksuit
  • Signed rugby memorabilia

Prerequisite: Players will have a history of playing rugby and have played at least one season of competitive rugby.

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