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Dates confirmed for 2018 Devon Coach & Referee Conference

03 Jun 2018 22:59 | Sara Raine

DEVON RFU will be hosting a coach & referee training conference at Bicton College on the weekend of July 14 and 15, 2018.

The event will focus on activities and games that can be used by coaches and referees to develop various elements of the game.

Matt Jess, Tony Yapp and David Rose will be among the guests providing specialist coaching and refereeing sessions.

The event will also offer the opportunity for coaches and referees to share experience across the county.

The draft programme is as follows:-

Saturday, July 14

10.00-10.30am Arrival, Registration & Welcome

10.30am-1pm Matt Jess - Attack

Gary Kingdom - Kicking

Wayne Reed - Scrum Masterclass

Dom Caton – Coaching through Games

Mike Lewis – Line-out

Max Howells – Strength & Conditioning

David Rose - Refereeing

1pm-2pm Lunch

2pm-4.30pm Matt Jess - Attack

Gary Kingdom - Kicking

Wayne Reed - Scrum Masterclass

Dom Caton – Coaching through Games

Mike Lewis – Line-out

Max Howells – Strength & Conditioning

David Rose - Refereeing

Night Free Time

Sunday, July, 15

9.30-11am Video analysis

11am-12noon Debrief and final thoughts

12noon Coaches depart

Costs: The cost of the conference will be £40. Please bring a cheque or cash to Bicton

Booking: The closing date for applications is Monday, July 2. Please complete the booking form below and send it to Rob Masters robmasters@rfu.com

Clothing & Equipment: All equipment will be provided. Please note that the coaching elements will be practical so please ensure that you are dressed accordingly.

Location: For those who have not been to Bicton College the address is: Bicton College, East Budleigh, Budleigh Salterton, Devon EX9 7BY

Accomodation & Catering: Tea and coffee will be available throughout the day. Overnight accommodation, lunch, dinner and breakfast provided.