Midi Rugby

Our Midi section comprises of the following squads:

  • U9s
  • U10s
  • U11s
  • U9-U12 Girls (Quick Rip)
  • U12s

Core themes at this level are FUN, safety, basic skills, game understanding and emotional development; By the time players reach the U12 squad we focus on ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience in playing the game.

Training Times & Location

08:00-09:30 (or 09:30-11:00 if U12s) every Friday – AND – 17:30-19:00 every Monday – at the world renowned Sevens Stadium, Al Ain Road, Dubai

What we provide and focus on

Progressing from the touch format of the game players are already familiar with what a scrum, line-out, ruck and maul are.  This allows us to focus on the:

  • Technical:
    • Individual skills
    • Introduction to tackling
    • Introduction to unit skills
    • Introduction to continuity
    • Introduction to positional skills
  • Tactical:
    • Pass backwards
    • Offside
    • Go forward
    • Support
    • Continuity
    • Principles of attack and defence
  • Physical:
    • ABCs of movement
    • Co-ordinate & manipulation
    • Flexibility, Speed and Locomotion
    • Warm up and cool down
  • Mental:
    • Self-confidence
    • Self-Esteem
    • Positive attitude for sport
    • Tolerance
  • Emotional:
    • Overcoming the fear of contact
    • Social skills
    • Self-control and fairness
    • Creative thinking