Defence – Open Play

Topics covered in this Masterclass. 

  • Tackle Technique
  • Contact and the Breakdown  
  • defensive systems  
  • Turnover ball
  • kicking strategy
  • Kick Chase  
  • The back 3     

Masterclass Presenters

Tabai Matson

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

Colin Cooper

Professional roles: All Black Maori Head Coach 2013-17, Hurricanes Head Coach 2003-10, Chiefs Head Coach 2018-19

Dave Ellis

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

All Black Coach Mike Cron at IRANZ

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 

Mick Byrne

Professional roles: Japan Assistant Coach, All Blacks Skills Coach 2005-2009, Saracens Skills 2004-2005, Scotland RFU Skills Coach 2002-2005, Wallabies Skills Coach

Course Applications 

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

Start Date31st May 2021 8:00 am NZDT 
End Date4th June 2021 11:00 am NZDT
Price$997 NZD

Please note there is an application process before being accepted for IRANZ Live. 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 Live programme (31st May – 4th June).