Entries by Lucy Mason

Watch AFYA’s Scott Pearson on Rugby Wrap Up

AFYA’s very own Scott Pearson appeared on Rugby Wrap Up at the weekend. Scott, one of our fantastic Strength and Conditioning Coaches, appeared on the programme to discuss whether we are training our rugby players to only play for 60 minutes with speed training for 10 meter runs. Scott has worked with Worcester Warriors, Sale […]

AFYA’s Scott Pearson and his nutrition tips

AFYA’s Scott Pearson is passionate about the importance of good nutrition for children and young athletes.  As a Strength & Conditioning Coach for British Cycling, he knows how important getting the right diet is for both the able bodied and Paralympian athletes from novices up to Olympic standard who he works with. Here, Scott gives […]

AFYA opens its new kit shop

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new kit shop. Packed with everything you need to wear to look the part – and to play at your best – we now stock a wide range of branded sports kit. All our kit is manufactured to a proven standard and is suitable for a […]

AFYA partners with Lymm Rugby Club

AFYA Sports Training has announced a partnership with Lymm Rugby Club. Known for its sports coaching excellence, the AFYA team will be responsible for leading on a development program for both the players and coaches at Lymm RFC. Technical development will include strength and conditioning, speed training, tactical and place kicking plus scrummaging and lineout. […]

AFYA Rugby Camp coming to Wilmslow Rugby Club

AFYA Sports Training will be running a Rugby Camp at Wilmslow Rugby Club this summer. The Coaching Camp will take place on July 27 and 28 and is open to players aged between 8 and 15. It costs £30 per day or £50 for both days. AFYA, which recently announced a partnership with the leading […]

Shadowman and AFYA run first tackle camp for Young Munster RFC

Two of AFYA’s top coaches popped over to Ireland last week to help Shadowman Sports run the first specialised tackle camp for Young Munster RUFC. Founded in 1895, Young Munster is a Rugby Union club based in Limerick. Our coaches James Wade and Scott Pearson helped to run the Shadowman tackle camp for children aged […]

Pupils at leading girls school tackling rugby with help of AFYA

AFYA is delighted to be working with pupils from a leading independent girls’ school. Girls at The Queen’s School in Chester are being offered weekly rugby lessons through its Fitness For All initiative. The school, which recently invested £500,000 in a new state-of-the-art gymnasium and sports hall, is keen for girls to try an expanding […]