Player Courses

Our player courses are aimed at players with ambition to push themselves and ultimately achieve higher honours. Our full immersion camps cover crucial technical, tactical, mental and physical skills to reach your potential as a player – and ultimately steer players on the path to professional rugby.

Players receive position-specific knowledge from former and current international players in a 1:1 environment, providing an unparalleled rugby tuition.

Our selection of player courses include:

IRANZ recently held our first ever Women's Player Course – and will run the same course again early in 2019.

IRANZ also has a Scholarship open to applications for New Zealand rugby players 18+ years old. The winner will be awarded a 50% Scholarship to attend our Elite Players Course, from 8-19 July. Apply now via the link below:

The Elite Players Course is our most advanced player course behind the High Performance Players Course. Typically for players aged 18+ years old, the Elite Players Course is perfect for potential professional players that want to take their game to the next level.

  • 12-day, full immersion course
  • Exposes players to technical, physical and mental requirements of professional rugby
  • Intensive individual position-specific analysis
  • Strength and conditioning
Event Date 08-07-2018 10:00 am
Event End Date 19-07-2018 12:15 pm
Capacity 30
NZ Price $6,000 inc. GST
Overseas Price $6,900 inc. GST
Location
Sport & Rugby Institute
56 Albany Dr, Massey University, Linton 4474, New Zealand
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The Advanced Players Course is the second development course in our series of player courses. For male players typically aged 16-18 years old, the Advanced Players Course is perfect for promising young players at the 1st XV level with aspirations to reach higher honours.

  • 7-day, full immersion course
  • Builds the foundation required for future development and performance at an advanced level
  • Position-specific analysis, mental toughness, core skills and general rugby intelligence
  • Strength and conditioning
Event Date 08-07-2018 10:00 am
Event End Date 14-07-2018 12:15 pm
Capacity 30
NZ Price NZD $2,995 inc. GST
Overseas Price NZD $3,445 inc. GST
Location
Sport & Rugby Institute
56 Albany Dr, Massey University, Linton 4474, New Zealand
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Are you a kiwi rugby player interested in attending the Elite Players Course?

Apply now for our 2018 Elite Players Course Scholarship!

Typically for players aged 18+ years old, the Elite Players Course is perfect for potential professional players that want to take their game to the next level.

  • 12-day, full immersion course
  • Exposes players to technical, physical and mental requirements of professional rugby
  • Intensive individual position-specific analysis
  • Strength and conditioning
Event Date 08-07-2018 10:00 am
Event End Date 19-07-2018 12:15 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Location
Sport & Rugby Institute
56 Albany Dr, Massey University, Linton 4474, New Zealand
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The Intermediate Players Course is our most basic players course. Designed for male players typically aged 13-15 years old, the Intermediate Players Course is perfect for young players with raw talent – and show signs of achieving highly in the future.

  • 5-day, full immersion course
  • Focuses on the fundamental skills and techniques of rugby
  • Position-specific analysis, mental toughness, core skills and general rugby intelligence
Event Date 15-07-2018 10:00 am
Event End Date 19-07-2018 12:15 pm
Capacity 30
NZ Price NZD $2,200 inc. GST
Overseas Price NZD $2,530 inc. GST
Location
Sport & Rugby Institute
56 Albany Dr, Massey University, Linton 4474, New Zealand
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The Emerging Players Course is designed to accommodate a wide range of player ability and talent. For male players typically aged 18+ years old, the Emerging Players Course is designed to provide players with the tools to improve their game to make a considerable impact at club level or higher.

  • 7-day, full immersion course
  • Builds on technical, physical and mental skills required for high performance
  • Position-specific analysis, mental toughness, core skills and general rugby intelligence
  • Strength and conditioning
Event Date 25-11-2018 10:00 am
Event End Date 01-12-2018 12:15 pm
Capacity 30
NZ Price NZD $2,995 inc. GST
Overseas Price NZD $3,445 inc. GST
Location
Sport & Rugby Institute
56 Albany Dr, Massey University, Linton 4474, New Zealand
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The Advanced Players Course is the second development course in our series of player courses. For male players typically aged 16-18 years old, the Advanced Players Course is perfect for promising young players at the 1st XV level with aspirations to reach higher honours.

  • 7-day, full immersion course
  • Builds the foundation required for future development and performance at an advanced level
  • Position-specific analysis, mental toughness, core skills and general rugby intelligence
  • Strength and conditioning
Event Date 09-12-2018 10:00 am
Event End Date 15-12-2018 12:15 pm
Capacity 30
NZ Price NZD $2,995 inc. GST
Overseas Price NZD $3,445 inc. GST
Location
Sport & Rugby Institute
56 Albany Dr, Massey University, Linton 4474, New Zealand
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The High Performance Players Course is the pinnacle of International Rugby Academy courses. As our most intensive players' course, the High Performance programme is designed for highly talented male players aged 18+ years old, aspiring to play professional rugby. This course provides the foundation that players require to succeed in today's professional era.

  • 20-day full immersion course
  • Mental, technical and tactical skill evaluations
  • Intensive position-specific analysis
  • Strength and conditioning
Event Date 27-01-2019 4:00 pm
Event End Date 15-02-2019 12:15 pm
Capacity 30
NZ Price NZD $7,500 inc. GST
Overseas Price NZD $8,625 inc. GST
Location
Sport & Rugby Institute
56 Albany Dr, Massey University, Linton 4474, New Zealand
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The Intensive High Performance Players Course is a shorter version of our High Performance Players Course. This course is designed for highly talented male players aged 18+ years old, aspiring to play professional rugby – but cannot attend the full 3-week High Performance Players Course, or are already involved in provincial or professional academies.

  • 12-day, full immersion course
  • Mental, technical and tactical skill evaluations
  • Intensive position-specific analysis
Event Date 04-02-2019 10:00 am
Event End Date 15-02-2019 12:15 pm
Capacity 30
NZ Price NZD $5,500
Overseas Price NZD $6,325
Location
Sport & Rugby Institute
56 Albany Dr, Massey University, Linton 4474, New Zealand
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The International Rugby Academy is pleased to announce our inaugural Women's Player Course. For female players aged 16+ years old, the Women's Player Course has been designed for all female players approaching higher-level rugby, and wish to pursue higher honours in the game.

  • 4-day, full immersion course
  • Builds the foundation required for future development and performance at an advanced level
  • Position-specific analysis, mental toughness, core skills and general rugby intelligence
  • Strength and conditioning
Event Date 15-02-2019 2:00 pm
Event End Date 18-02-2019 3:30 pm
Capacity 30
NZ Price NZD $1,600 inc. GST
Overseas Price NZD $1,840 inc. GST
Location
Sport & Rugby Institute
56 Albany Dr, Massey University, Linton 4474, New Zealand
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"These courses exemplify why New Zealand are the world leaders in rugby"
"These courses exemplify why New Zealand are the world leaders in rugby" – Graham Henry, Former All Black Coach
"IRANZ exposes players and coaches to what's expected at a professional level"
"IRANZ exposes players and coaches to what's expected at a professional level" – Steve Hansen, All Blacks Head Coach