RugbyReady Practical courses

All rugby coaches, teachers and referees must complete a RugbyReady Practical course before working with players in Scotland. Scottish Rugby runs courses in venues across the country.

Dalziel v PerthshireThe 2012-13 RugbyReady Practical course covers:

  • training equipment and environment
  • Are You Ready to Play Rugby?
  • injury management
  • injury prevention - functional screening
  • developing front row players
  • tackle safety.

In 2012 we introduced a new adult (under 18s and senior) course and a specialised course for referees.

Please check this page for details of upcoming courses in your local area. If you have any questions about the course, email