Mini Rugby

Our Mini section comprises of the following squads:

  • U4s
  • U5s
  • U6s
  • U7s
  • U8s

Core themes at this level are FUN, basic skills, game understanding and emotional development, in a safe environment.

Training Times & Location

08:00-09:30 every Saturday (NB: only until 09:00 in September), at the world renowned Sevens Stadium, Al Ain Road, Dubai   –   U6s and above also complete in three tournaments around UAE each season

What we provide and focus on

Using the TAG format of the game (and ‘Quick Rip’ for U8s – similar to 7-a-side-rugby but without the contact) we help these young players develop their capabilities in the following areas:

  • Technical:
    • Individual skills
    • Introduction to continuity
  • Tactical:
    • Pass backwards
    • Go forward
    • Support
    • Continuity
    • Offside
  • Physical:
    • ABCs of movement
    • Flexibility, Speed and Locomotion
  • Mental:
    • Self-confidence
    • Self-Esteem
    • Positive attitude for sport
    • Tolerance
  • Emotional:
    • Overcoming the fear of being ‘tackled’ (non contact)
    • Social skills