Mark Hudson – IRANZ Live – Head Coach

Our signature 9-day programme is designed to give aspiring head coaches a holistic approach to their development. Learning from the world greatest coaches, you will not only leave with a detailed understanding of the tactical and technical parts of rugby but also how to best implement them in your organisation. 

Over 9 days, you will cover the often overlooked parts of head coaching. Alongside the principles of rugby, you will cover other coaching aspects such as players mental skills, dealing with the board, leadership, and team profiling. These are just a few of the modules which dive deeper into the head coaches role. 


See what a typical IRANZ Live Head Coach Programme looks like below.

Example IRANZ Live Head Coach Programme


How It Works

IRANZ Live Masterclass runs for 9 days (See dates for each individual Masterclass below.) Each day is made up of one 3 hour session. 

Sessions run from 8 am- 11 am NZDT. Please find key time zones to when these sessions will be running in your part of the world. 

Uk 8 pm-11 pm 
Italy 9 pm – 12 pm 
South Africa 9 pm – 12 pm 
Argentina 4 pm – 7 pm 
Australia 5 am – 8 am 
New York 3 pm – 6 pm 
Los Angeles 12 pm – 3 pm 
Japan 4 am – 7 am 

Each session consists of two modules which each last for 90 minutes (Total 3 hours). Each 90-minute module works off a crafted IRANZ format of Theory/Presentation 30-40 min, video/examples/workshop – 20-30 min and then discussion/question and answers for the remaining 20-40 minutes.

All sessions are recorded and coach participants are given access to the recordings after the programme has finished, allowing the sessions to be enjoyed and reviewed long after the programme has finished. 

Each Masterclass is strictly limited to 16 Coaches. Places will go fast, so register now through the course application below. 

Course fees are $1997 NZD