Coach Education

Rugby is a physical, contact sport and as such has inherent dangers. Scottish Rugby is committed to reducing the risks of serious injury through the implementation of its Are You Ready to Play Rugby? policies.

Scottish Rugby deliver a number of coaching workshops and conferences targeted at specific age groups, linked closely with LTPD resources and principle

Minimum standards for all coaches, teachers and referees

To ensure best practice is being followed, we require that all active coaches, teachers and referees in clubs and schools complete the online IRBRugbyReady self-check assessment on and attend the free annual RugbyReady Practical course.

The RugbyReady Practical course is updated every season to reflect current safety issues and trends relevant to rugby in Scotland.