Juniors

5 - 7 Years Old
  • Class Overview

  • About Juniors

    Juniors is ideal for boys and girls aged 5 to 7 years and is the final stage at Rugby Stars. Juniors consolidates all prior skills learnt in Micros and Minis and teaches knowledge, understanding and practical application of key Rugby skills such as when and where to use the Rugby skills within activities and game play.

    We deliver sessions that teach rugby values, knowledge, understanding and application of rugby skills through a series of structured activities and games that are centred around developing a sense of passion and love for the sport.

    Throughout classes, which are designed and tailored specifically for children aged 5 to 7 years, we aim to equip the children both physically and mentally with the skills required through various learning strategies to take their Rugby to the next stage and prepare children for age-grade Rugby.

  • Key Features

    • For girls and boys aged 5 to 7th birthday
    • 45 minute sessions
    • 2 coaches in every class
    • Rugby Stars T-shirt available to purchase
    • Weekly reward system
    • Children play and learn independently from parents
    • Parents must stay to watch their child
  • Key Skills Matrix

  • Social, Emotional and Cognitive
    • Demonstrates good interaction with peers
    • Has a sense of identity within the class
    • Demonstrates good awareness of surroundings and other children in class
    • Able to manage emotions
    • Shows confidence and independence in new situations and challenges
    • Able to recognise with confidence different colours, shapes and sounds
    • Able to confidently count greater values without help
    • Able to follow multiple instructions at a time
    • Beginning to think strategically during play
    • Shows empathy towards peers
    • Shows discipline and always listens to coaches when they are speaking
  • Health and Physical
    • Shows excellent balance and demonstrates developed co-ordination
    • Able to sustain running at speed and maintain increased levels of activity for long periods
    • Can navigate complex objects with a ball in hand
    • Able to control and manipulate body through increasing levels of physical demand
    • Able to travel with a ball in hand with coordination, balance and confidence
    • Shows good spatial awareness of surroundings and other children in class
    • Can follow coaches instructions and implement without demonstration
  • Rugby Skills
    • Able to catch the ball whilst on the move
    • Enjoys success, can harness competitiveness and a desire to win and understands fair play
    • Can beat a static defender by dodging or sidestepping
    • Able to beat an opponent 1 on 1 both in attack and defence
    • Able to travel with a ball in hand in two hands with control
    • Able to confidently pick a moving ball from the ground
    • Able to drop kick a ball from hands
    • Basic understanding of the rules – Try, tagging, backwards pass rule
    • Able to pass whilst on the move
    • Able to make backwards passes
    • Able to pass a ball to a static partner with correct technique
    • Able to safely and confidently pass a ball to another child
    • Able to pass a ball accurately to a desired target whilst on the move
    • Able to pass a ball accurately over short distances to their fellow team members
    • Able to pull tags confidently with precision and at speed
    • Able to apply tags to their belt at speed with increasing precision and speed
    • Understands and implements proper technique with Key Rugby Skills
    • Able to throw and catch a pop pass at increasing heights
    • Able to throw, clap and catch a pop pass at increasing heights
    • Competently applies skills to game play and thinks strategically
    • Age Group:
      5 - 7 Years Old
    • Class Size:
      15 - 18 Children
    • Pricing:
      FREE taster then £30/mo
    • Classes:
      Weekend Mornings, 11:00 - 11:45
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