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Rugby coaching: Art of science?

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Rugby coaching: Art of science?

Former Massey lecturer and current high performance manager with the New Zealand Rugby Union Mike Chu will be the speaker in the Sport@Massey winter seminar series on 7 August.

A graduate of the Sport Management and Coaching programme at Massey in Palmerston North, Mr Chu’s address is entitled Coaching in the High Performance Environment.

The former New Zealand hockey international and national hockey coach will talk about some of the changes that have occurred in rugby since the advent of professionalism, and how the NZRU High Performance team is trying to stay ahead of the opposition in an increasingly competitive environment.

He will also discuss some of the philosophies of the All Blacks coaches and the integration of coaching as both a science and an art.

Venue: Coporate Lounge, FMG Stadium, Arena Manawatu, Palmerston North
Date/time: Monday, 7 August, 7pm
Entry: Free (no booking required)


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