Rugby For Dummies
John Wiley & Sons, Oct 12, 2007 - Sports & Recreation - 400 pages
Fully revised and updated with the latest rugby information!
For every rugby enthusiast at every level of interest
Whether you're new to rugby or a scrum veteran, this friendly guide is for you. Inside you'll find easy-to-understand explanations of the rules and positions, plus in-depth lessons on skills, fitness training, and winning techniques. Add in entertaining stories from rugby in North America and around the world, and you've got the definitive book on rugby!
Explanations in plain English.
"Get in, get out" information.
Icons and other navigational aids.
Tear-out cheat sheet.
Top ten lists.
A dash of humor and fun.
Discover how to:
Master rugby's basic rules.
Devise winning strategies as a player or a team.
Appreciate rugby's colorful history.
Understand the game at local, national, and international levels.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lpg3d - LibraryThing
This book is a great introduction to the sport of rugby. It covers the rules, strategy, and history of the sport in simple, clear language. Now, I need to re-read it after watching a few matches to really cement my understanding of the game. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gillis.sarah - LibraryThing
This book is a great way for players who are new to the game to learn the (extensive) rules involved in a game of rugby. It's also a good reference for seasoned players, and it contains lots of fun facts and history of the sport. Read full review
Rugby Roots Boots and All
Timekeeping on the Field
Grab Your Rugby Gear
Getting Down and Dirty
Location Location Location Positions on the Pitch
Laying Down the Laws
The International Calendar
North American Rugby
Amateur Rugby in North America
Collegiate High School
Collegiate High School and Youth Rugby in North America 249 Part IV Coaching and Refereeing
Coaching Certification and Advancement
Managing the Game The Referee
Following the Game The Informed Fan
Understanding the Fundamentals
Playing the Game
The Art of Scrummaging
Lineouts Restarting from Touch
Tactics and Teamwork
Welcome to the Oval Planet
The World Cup