Seminars for Teachers

Teacher Coaching Seminars

Introductory Seminar

The introductory Coaching Seminars provide a broad introduction to touch rugby. Teachers who have completed the Teacher Introductory Coaching Seminar will receive a Try Rugby resources pack from HSBC. This pack will equip a teacher the tools (including coloured bibs, rugby balls, coloured cones, pump and ball bag) to deliver a touch rugby PE lesson.

Teacher Coaching Seminars

Advanced Seminar

Following the introductory coaching seminar, we will also hold two advanced coaching seminars for teachers who have completed the Teacher Introductory Coaching Seminar, with the aim to enhance the coaching knowledge, skills and techniques of participants.

2021-2022 Seminars

HKRU will host four Teacher Coaching Seminars for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year. Apart from two introductory coaching seminars, we will also hold two advanced coaching seminars for teachers who have completed the Teacher Introductory Coaching Seminar.

The introductory Coaching Seminars provide a broad introduction to touch rugby, following the advanced coaching seminar to enhance the coaching knowledge, skills and techniques.

Participants who have completed the Teacher Introductory Coaching Seminar will be given a Try Rugby resources pack from HSBC, providing them the necessary equipment for teaching the sport. Each pack consist of 8 rugby balls, 20 coloured bibs, 40 coloured cones, 1 pump and 1 ball bag.

Try Rugby members can log in and sign up now:

(max. 30 pax. in each course, first come, first served)

Teacher Introductory Coaching Seminar (only one needs to be completed)

Course 1: Teacher Introductory Coaching Seminar (Sat, 4th December 2021)
Course 2: Teacher Introductory Coaching Seminar (Sat, 11th June 2022)

Teacher Advance Coaching Seminar 3 & 4

Course 3: Teacher Advance Coaching Seminar (Sat, 11th December 2021)
Course 4: Teacher Advance Coaching Seminar (Sat, 18th June 2022)

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QUICK RULES OF TOUCH RUGBY

  1. Fields or pitches should be 70M long by 50M wide with marked scorelines, sidelines and a half-way line.
  2. Teams consist of up to 14 players with a maximum of 6 players on the field at any time.
  3. Players may interchange from the side of the field as often as they wish.
  4. Team Captains toss and the winner starts the game with a tap at the centre of the half-way line.
  5. Attacking team has 6 attempts or touches before possession changes unless other rules are infringed.
  6. If the ball is dropped or knocked-on a change of possession occurs and the game starts with a rollball.
  7. Attacking players may run with the ball or pass the ball sideways or backwards until they are touched.
  8. If a player passes the ball forward a penalty occurs for a forward pass.
  9. If a player passes the ball after being touched a penalty occurs for a late pass.
  10. A tap on the mark is taken by non-offending team for penalties. Defending teams must retire 10M.
  11. A touch is any contact between the player with the ball and a defender. It must be minimum force.
  12. After a touch the player performs a rollball, stepping over or gently rolling the ball between the feet.
  13. Players cannot perform a rollball until a touch has been made or a penalty results.
  14. Players must perform the rollball at the mark or a penalty results.
  15. The attacking player who gets the ball after the rollball is the half, who can either run or pass.
  16. If the half gets touched a change of possession occurs and the game restarts with a rollball at the mark.
  17. At the rollball all defenders must retire or move backwards a minimum of 5M.
  18. Penalties are awarded against defenders who do not retire 7M for rollballs and 10M for taps.
  19. A touchdown is scored when an attacking player places the ball on or over the scoreline.
  20. The team that scores the most touchdowns in the game is declared the winning team.
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