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Irish Cultural Center, Rugby Training

September 10, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT

The New England Free Jacks are excited to announce our Youth Masterclass and RTG series for this upcoming fall! Led by Free Jacks Academy Staff and Players.
Learn from and play with pro rugby players, plus see the Major League Rugby Championship Shield at the Irish Cultural Center.
10:00am – 11:30 Youth Masterclass ages 15 and under
12:00pm – 2:00pm Regional Tracking Group Session ages 16+

What is a Youth Masterclass? Free Jacks Youth Masterclasses are designed to support our Youth Players in an age and stage appropriate manner by continuing to develop technical and fundamental skills through drills and games alongside current Free Jacks players. Every masterclass participant receives a Free Jacks Masterclass T-Shirt, Boot Bag and Drink Bottle. Masterclasses will compose of different stations led by Free Jacks Staff and Players covering the key rugby components of Catch, Pass, Tackle Technique and Breakdown followed by light game play. Masterclasses will be followed by an Autograph session, Q&A and BBQ for all to enjoy.

What is an RTG? Free Jacks Regional Tracking Group sessions are designed to evaluate fundamental skills and physical performance. Train and Develop understanding of the 5 pillars of rugby within the Free Jack way and the accompanying skill sets. Apply newfound skills and knowledge in small sided games manufactured to add time and space constraints. Athletes that demonstrate exceptional performance and or potential will be highlighted for future Free Jacks academy events and pathways. Ages 16 and over.

Cost: $50 for Youth Masterclass Participant, $40 for RTG Session.


September 10, 2023
10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT


The Irish Cultural Center of Western New England
429 Morgan Road
West Springfield, MA 01089 United States
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