Training and Education

Oceania Rugby facilitates and delivers a range of Training and Education programs across all areas of rugby.

These programs are tailored to the Oceania region, delivered in partnership with our Member Unions and incorporate both World Rugby and Oceania Sport Education Program’s.

Whether you are a Player, Parent, Coach, Match Official, Medic/First Aider or Administrator, there are programs specifically designed to help you to learn and develop in your role. We support our member unions by providing a blended learning portfolio of online learning modules and face-to-face courses across:

  • Injury Prevention and Risk Management
  • Coaching
  • Officiating
  • Conditioning for Rugby
  • Player Welfare
  • Match Day Staff
  • Protect the Game
  • Laws of the Game

For more information on any area of Training and Education please contact Oceania Rugby

Upcoming Programs

Training & Education courses being run around the Oceania Region.

Oceania Facebook Group

Oceania Rugby’s Get into Rugby and Training & Education Facebook group is a forum for those involved in our programs to engage in shared learning across all programmes. The group open to all and monitored by Oceania Rugby.

World Rugby Passport Site

Access the online World Rugby course portal here.

Laws of the Game

Read the Laws, watch video examples and build your understanding.

Player Welfare

As a sport rugby collaboratively prioritises player welfare at all levels.

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Activate is a structured, progressive, rugby specific exercise programme that improves performance and reduces injuries. It is designed to be used as part of training session and pre-match warm-up routines. Here you will find the links to the exercise video playlists for each of the Activate programs.

Training & Education News

World Rugby Coaching Intervention Programme changing tackle behaviour
Rugby Unions meet in Fiji to plan post Covid
Rugby Championship to continue trial of 20-minute red card
World’s top players to wear smart mouthguards at Rugby World Cup 2021 in landmark agreement to help reduce concussions
World Rugby shares updates on key welfare projects and programmes following 2022 Player Welfare & Laws Symposium
Coaches come together for Club, Province, and Fiji
World Rugby issues funding application call for latest round of player welfare research
Wallaroos A in a contact training session ahead of round 2 of the 2019 Oceania Rugby Women's Championship
Players, unions and competitions support new guidelines for rugby contact training load