Attack – Open Play

Topics covered in this Masterclass. 

  • Offload
  • Continuity
  • Creation of space
  • Attack skills  
  • Training implementation 
  • Kick chase
  • vision and decision making
  • Player profiling
  • Breakdown  
  • Kicking  
  • Communication 
  • Mental mindset
  • Counter attack
  • Turnover ball
  • Tactical awareness
  • Attack game plan

Masterclass Presenters

Brian Ashton

Professional roles: Head Coach England 2006 – 2008. World Cup final 2007, Head Coach Bath Rugby, National Academy Head Coach England 2002-2006, Former National Coach Ireland 96-98. EPL Coach tutor.

IRANZ Specialist Mike Cron

Mike Cron

Professional roles: All Black Forward and Scrum Coach 2004-2019. Wales Scrum Coach 2002 – 2003, Sanyo (Japan) Assistant Coach/Scrum Coach 2002 – 2007 

Dave Ellis

Professional roles: Assistant Coach/Skills Coach Blues Super Rugby 2016-2018, Assistant Coach/Skills Coach Connacht Rugby Pro12, Black Ferns

Mick Byrne

Professional roles: Japan Assistant Coach, All Blacks Skills Coach 2005-2015, Saracens Skills 2004-2005, Scotland RFU Skills Coach 2002-2005, Wallabies Skills Coach 2016-2020.

Tabai Matson

Professional roles: Cheifs Assistant 2018 – Current, Canterbury Head Coach 2012, Crusaders Assistant 2013-16 Fiji Attack Coach 2015 Bath 2016-17

Aaron Mauger

Professional roles: Crusaders 89 Caps, All Blacks 46 Caps. Crusaders Assistant Coach 2013-2015. Lester Tigers Coach 2015 – 2017, Highlanders Head Coach 2018-2020.

Course Applications 

Please find the registration form to make your application to IRANZ Masterclass.

Start Date22nd February 2021 8:00 am NZDT 
End Date26th February 2021 11:00 am NZDT
Price$997 NZD

Please note there is an application process before being accepted for IRANZ Masterclass. To make this process run as smooth as possible please ensure your coaching resume is filled out to the best of your ability. 

  • Please note the Country on your application is where you will be residing for the IRANZ Masterclass programme (22nd – 26th February). Please ensure your referee is someone who is able to comment on your experience, ability and potential as a coach and that you have your country and area code filled in for your mobile number.