Targeting the warm-up to train smarter, more efficiently and develop youth rugby players.

Targeting the warm-up to train smarter, more efficiently and develop youth rugby players.

One of the greatest challenges facing any coach is time (Jeffreys 2017). It is often seen as a waste of time by many players and coaches. The desire for extra time often means certain aspects of training are forgotten about or neglected; the element which is often overlooked is the warm-up.