Minis

3.5 - 5 Years Old
  • Class Overview

  • About Minis

    Minis is a key step to Rugby success with Rugby Stars and is ideal for boys and girls aged 3.5 to 5 years.

    We aim to 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 3 to 5 years, we introduce new Rugby skills and accelerate prior learning from Micros through various learning strategies that are key to all round development.

    We explore greater challenges whilst keeping a focus on learning through play. Children are encouraged to become more independent as parents observe their children and support where needed.

  • Key Features

    • For girls and boys aged 3.5 to 5th 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
    • Starting to interact with peers through group introductions and partner play
    • Able to maintain attention for longer periods of time
    • Shows a deeper awareness of surroundings and other children in class
    • Developing an ability to manage emotions
    • Confidence and independence in new situations and challenges is growing
    • Demonstrating recognition of different colours, shapes and sounds
    • Counting is increasingly becoming stronger
    • Able to comprehend more than 2 instructions at a time
    • Begins to think whilst playing
    • Listens to coaches when they are speaking
  • Health and Physical
    • Shows good balance and demonstrates more developed co-ordination
    • Shows increasing levels of speed and stamina to sustain a full class
    • Navigates increasingly more complex obstacles with a ball in hand
    • Shows an understanding of control
    • Able to travel with a ball with coordination, balance and confidence
    • Shows developing spatial awareness of surroundings and other children in class
    • Able to follow coaches instructions and implement without constant demonstration
  • Rugby Skills
    • Able to navigate at speed without colliding with other players
    • Able to catch a ball in two hands
    • Enjoys success and developing competitiveness
    • Able to side-step a defender
    • Understands the need to find space and "finds the gap"
    • Able to travel with a ball in hand in two hands with control
    • Able to confidently pick a static ball from the ground
    • Begins to be able to pick a moving ball from the ground
    • Able to place a ball on the ground to score a try without dropping or losing control
    • Able to place and kick a ball from a tee
    • Able to show an understanding of strategic play
    • Able to tap and go
    • Developing proper technique with Key Rugby Skills
    • Able to make a basic forward pass a ball to a parent with an attempt at the correct technique
    • Developing the ability to catch a pop-pass to self without dropping
    • Developing the ability to catch the ball from a short pass with increasing success
    • Able to hand off a ball to another child
    • Developing the ability to pass the ball to another child
    • Able to pull tags with increasing precision and at speed
    • Able to apply tags to their belt at speed with increasing precision and speed
    • Able to remove tags and belts from self
    • Age Group:
      3.5 - 5 Years Old
    • Class Size:
      15 - 18 Children
    • Pricing:
      FREE taster then £30/mo
    • Classes:
      Weekend Mornings, 10:00 - 10:45
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