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RuggaMatrix America - GoffRugbyReport

A podcast featuring Bruce McLane and Alex Goff about American rugby, its issues, its problems, its successes, and why Bruce (especially) and sometimes Alex have the solutions.
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Mar 31, 2020

Former USA Men's 15s Head Coach Mike Tolkin looks at the still-incomplete world of statistical measurement and analysis in rugby. 

Mar 31, 2020

Eamonn Hogan sits with Bruce McLane for Part Two, as he talks about letting coaches and players find the right path for them.

Mar 29, 2020

Longtime coach Eamonn Hogan talks about what lessons coaches learned as professional rugby came to the USA. The only overseas coach employed in PRO Rugby, Hogan has a special insight into how the game and the players have developed over the last few years.

Mar 26, 2020

Bruce McLane talks rugby and coaching with George Skivington, former captain of London Irish and now the team's Forwards Coach.

Skivington led the England Saxons to a 2010 Churchill Cup win, and players professionally for London Irish, Saracens, London Wasps, and Leicester Tigers. 

Mar 25, 2020

Former USA National Team psychologist Dr. Steve Durant is now the sports psychologist to the Boston Bruins and Boston Red Sox, and he talks with Bruce McLane about what he has learned as a former rugby player, and as a leader in the sports psychology field.

Part 2 of 2.

Mar 25, 2020

Former USA National Team psychologist Dr. Steve Durant is now the sports psychologist to the Boston Bruins and Boston Red Sox, and he talks with Bruce McLane about what he has learned as a former rugby player, and as a leader in the sports psychology field.

Part 1 of 2.

Mar 23, 2020

Former England women's national team Head Coach Graham Smith talks about coaching the coach, the difference between player-centric and player-focused coaching, and how he built a World Cup winner with the England Women's Team.

Mar 21, 2020

Former USA 7s and 15s player Tui Osborne discuses culture, preparation, and leadership with Bruce McLane.

Osborne was a national champion in 7s and also an Eagle, before helping coach Life University to a national collegiate title. He is now Head Coach at St. Bonaventure.

Mar 19, 2020

Bruce Mclane and Mike Tolkin decided they didn't get into quite enough detail in their first sit-down, so they sat down again and went over attack options and ideas, including specific roles for specific players.

 

Mar 18, 2020

Mike Tolkin, who has coached the USA Men's National Team, RUNY, and Xavier HS, sits down with his old friend Bruce McLane to talk coaching.

This show covers a wide range of issues, including exits, attack philosophy, set-piece launching, and some psychology. 

Mar 14, 2020

Longtime Atlantis coach Biddy Boyle joins Alex and, more importantly, Bruce, to talk coaching, bringing players together, and the deep, deep philosophy of creating something out of nothing.

Rugby on an outbreak hiatus? OK, let's talk coaching with the experts.

Mar 6, 2020

Alex and Bruce talk about the LA 7s and how big a deal it is, and then they talk about other big deals, like the supposed death of club rugby (woe, didn't see that coming).

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