The Speed Formula

Your speed on a rugby field is based upon a combination of factors. These involve strength, running technique as well fatigue factors. The following equation will determine...


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Welcome to Rugby Fitness Training. I am Ben Wilson, I am a conditioning coach and the author the book “Rugby Fitness Training:A Twelve Month Conditioning Programme”

This website will help you improve your fitness on the rugby field as a player or improve that of your team if you are a rugby coach. The methods I use are drawn from a variety of different areas. I send out regular articles and videos to help you improve your rugby.

Why Japan Beat South Africa – Rugby Fitness Training

A few years ago I wrote an article on why the biggest upset in Rugby history (involving top countries) was when Samoa beat Australia who were 8 places higher in the world rankings. In the 2015 Rugby World Cup Japan set a new record being ranked 11 places below South...

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Base Plyometrics – Rugby Fitness Training Plyometrics

This video is of a base plyometric exercise demonstrated by me and then with examples of how it looks when rugby players perform it in training. The video is of a super simple and low intensity plyometric exercise yet as you can see none of the players are even close...

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The 4 Types of Tackler – Rugby Fitness Training

Tackling is one of the most important elements of the game. While a bone crunching tackle makes a great video on You Tube the reality is missed tackles get you far more noticed in a rugby match and obviously not for the right reasons! As a player you will instantly...

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The Most Important Element of Rugby Fitness

Everyone is always looking for the next best exercise and want to know the secrets of maximising their training results. With a sport like rugby which is very multidimensional you can also debate which of the main training modes is the most influential upon on field...

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