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New for 2016 - Cardiff Blues Skills Centre

2nd January 2016

The game of rugby has evolved since going professional but the required skills needed to become a complete player haven't changed. You are still required to catch and pass, run, defend and decision make.

At the Cardiff Blues Skills Centre - based at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park - we will help you develop these key Core Skills in a safe, fun, professional environment.
We work with pupils from Years 2 to 9 (age 6 to 14) and offer a complete rugby experience that will enhance playing skills and improve pupil’s confidence, overall health and well-being.

Our programmes are carefully constructed and focus on the latest up to date rugby specific core skills required to become a better all-round player. 
Whilst the programme will be challenging, Skills Centre have a big focus on making this experience as enjoyable as possible.
Key Themes covered over the 8 Week Programme for contacts age groups;
Area 1: Hand Catch / Pass / Run
Area 2: Ball Presentation
Area 3 : Offload
Area 4 : Individual Tackle

Key Areas covered over the 8 Week Programme in TAG groups;

Area 1 : Handling, Catching and Passing
Area 2 : Evasive Skills
Area 3 : Spatial Awareness and Alignment
Area 4 : Defence and Tagging 

The skills centre will be running on Monday nights and run from January 4th until February 22nd as the first block of eight weeks.

  • Years 2 - 6 at 16:30 - 17:30
  • Years 7 - 9 at 17:30 - 18:30.
To book your place on the Skills Centre visit