Seminar Spotlight – Rugby in Motion: GPS Technology and Fitness Training
Twickenham

Twickenham Stadium Schools & Learning visits

Twickenham Stadium is the iconic Home of England Rugby.  On a behind-the-scenes guided stadium tour you will learn how a ‘Cabbage Patch’ became the world’s most famous rugby stadium; from hosting its first international in 1910 to delivering the spectacular 2015 Rugby World Cup, Twickenham has cemented its reputation as rugby’s greatest stage.  

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    The tour accesses some of the most exclusive parts of the stadium.  Take a seat in the England Dressing room, absorb the atmosphere in the royal box, visit the VIP areas used to entertain guest on match days, get a birds eye view from the top of a stand and imagine the roar of the crowd as you run out of the players’ tunnel to pitch side.

    In addition to a stadium tour education groups are offered a workshop or seminar providing a hands-on learning experience, or the opportunity to discuss the ins and outs of the Rugby Football Union and Twickenham Stadium with a professional in the field.  

    Spotlight on:  Rugby in Motion: GPS Technology and Fitness Training

    This workshop investigates body mechanics, training programmes and how GPS technology is assisting the development of elite athletes.  Students will learn how speed, strength, power, endurance and agility are essential to the modern game and how different combinations of each are vital to different positions on the rugby field. Students will assemble their own all-star teams and training programmes based on what they have learnt. Suitable for KS3, KS4 and KS5 this seminar is an extension of ‘What Kind of Rugby Player Are You?’ for KS2.

    Visits also includes: Free parking for coaches and cars; one free supervisory adult admission for each group of eight children; on-site Rugby Store with pocket money items; 10% group discount for groups of 15+.

    Our award winning education programme is designed around the national curriculum the programme turns a corporate box into a classroom.  A finalist for the Best Sporting Venue in the School Travel Awards 2016/17, awards include the Sandford Award for Heritage Education in 2010 and 2015, and the Quality Badge for Learning Outside the Classroom continually since 2009.

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    Rugby Football Union, Rugby House, Twickenham Stadium, 200 Whitton Road, Twickenham, TW2 7BA

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