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Essex Coaching Conference

Sharpen your coaching talents at this year’s XV Aside Coaching Conference in partnership with Essex RFU.


Sunday 14th July: Thurrock RFC, 9am through to 1.45pm


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Don’t forget to use the discount code ‘Essex2024’ at checkout to claim your 50% discount as an Essex based Coach / Teacher.

100% discount for female coaches using the discount code: ‘EssexFC2024’


Guest Coaches & Content Delivery


Geraint Davies

Lead Coach Leicester Tigers Academy

Richard Cheetham

MBE Senior Fellow Winchester Uni

Session Theme: Analysing Performance: What Matters & how does this transfer to the pitch.



  • Introducing the Game Model
  • Weekly principles that drive the training week
  • Analysing performance based on the principles
  • Planning training based on the principles.
Session Theme: Improving players & coaches sense of awareness in a learning environment


  • On & off the ball (Noticing)
  • Strategy to secure a richness of observations
  • Actioning on observations