Is Rugby World Cup fever is sweeping through your house? It certainly is ours! Watching such amazing high-level sport is so inspiring for children as they see their heroes tackle opponents and score tries. It’s a fantastic sport that both boys and girls can enjoy watching and playing. But how can we get youngsters actually playing rugby?
If your kiddos already play rugby then you’ll know that the school season starts soon, indeed many clubs are already training. And if your new to the game and your children would like to give it a go, then there has never been a better time to find out more.
Very little ones can join in with the fun sessions at the likes of Rugby Tots or Try Time Kids Rugby or Muddy Knees Kids Rugby. All offer the chance to take part in non-contact training and games (often a bit like tag) that help to learn the key skills involved in the sport. Boys and girls as young as just two years old can join in.
If your children are a bit older check out the findrugbynow.com website to located clubs near you or contact englandrugby.com for more information. Rugby is a sport that you can take up at pretty much any age and complete beginners will find that they can join in very quickly.
There are clubs and groups all over the Capital that would love to welcome new young players who might just become the World Cup stars of the future.
For rugby kit head to Decathlon. From tops and shorts and boots to head and mouth guards, they have everting you need play the game including rugby balls of all sizes so you can choose one suitable for little hands to pass.
Also how about picking up a copy of the Rugby World Cup 2019 Kids Handbook to help young players really understand the rules of the game and the teams playing it.