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Welcome to Hinckley RFC's U7s Wasps home page 2018/19

From Sunday 2nd September we will train every Friday night 6pm -7pm & Sunday mornings from 10:30am until 11:30am (When we don't have games).
All new players welcome in school Year Two. The first 4 weeks are free of charge to see if your child like it.
For more details contact Matt Almey 07879 406445
A warm welcome to players and parents old and new to what we hope will be a fantastic season for the U7s. The U7s is open to children under the age of 7 as of midnight 31st August 2018. This will be going into Year 2 for the 2018/2019 school year.
As a club we have taken the Quilter Kids First pledge to put children first and commit to a range of high quality standards. This is England Rugby’s approach to rugby for 6-13 year olds, which gives children the opportunity to prosper by fostering an environment for having fun, learning and building confidence.
Our environment will support children develop and learn the game at their own pace, and ensure they have plenty of fun while playing. Putting children at the heart of everything we do and all the decisions we make.
Our clubs coaching philosophy below is based on this
• Encourage fun on the pitch, through equal opportunity and realistic expectations of our children.
• Build the skills of our adults to provide a safe, healthy, respectful and enjoyable environment for kids.
• Develop children’s confidence and character as players and people.
• Champion rugby’s Core Values: Teamwork, Respect, Enjoyment, Discipline, Sportsmanship
• Positive role models, inspiring a lifelong bond between children, adults and our sport.

We believe success is measured, not from how many trophies or games we win, but by how much each and every player improves and enjoys the game. Our approach is to give all our players’ equal game time and training development as much as possible.

It's important for parents to realise that rugby is a late specialist sport therefore at this age we apply a generalist approach to training kids in the sport.

We will focus on:
• more Fun
• Physical Development - Agility, Balance, Coordination and Speed
• Tactical Skills - Use of Space, Running Forward, Support and Continuity
• Technical Skills - Evasion, Ball Handling and Passing, 1v1 situations
WE WELCOME ANY NEW PLAYERS AT ANY STAGE OF THE SEASON to come along and try the sport out for a few weeks without any commitment to join. Just ask at the club on a Sunday morning for the U7’s and someone will direct you (we are normally in the top corner of the field).

The season will start Sunday September 2nd 2018 at Hinckley Rugby Club from 10:30 – 101:30am. Training will continue each Sunday from 10:30am-11:30am unless otherwise notified.

The website is the main communication channel for the club so we ask for all parents to please register to receive regular club updates.

If you are interested in joining our great group of players, just turn up or email our managers Louise & Julie on with your child’s name, age, school year and the next training session you can attend? Whether your child joins in the session, or just comes along to spectate, it will be good to see you at the club.

If watching your child and not taking part is frustrating, each age group has a demand for many helpers whether on or off the pitch. The club will fund any training and provide DBS checks for any parent wishing to follow their child through the age groups.

Clothing; please wear boots or trainers too if the ground is really dry, sports shirt and shorts, and bring a sports bottle full of water. A gum shield is NOT mandatory for U7s. Further clothing advice will be provided in season.

Upcoming training sessions

  • Fri 22 Mar, 18:00 - 19:00 cancelled Under 7s Wasps Hornets Nest
  • Fri 29 Mar, 18:00 - 19:00 Under 7s Wasps Hornets Nest
  • Sun 31 Mar, 10:30 - 12:00 Under 7s Wasps Hornets Nest
  • Fri 5 Apr, 18:00 - 19:00 Under 7s Wasps Hornets Nest


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