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Rugby Union For Dummies

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Author: Cain, NickBrand: For DummiesEdition: 3Features: New Mint Condition Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon Guaranteed packaging No quibbles returns Binding: PaperbackNumber Of Pages: 408Release Date: 11-03-2011Details: Product Description If you're new to the sport or you feel you could sharpen up your knowledge of the game, this...

Author: Cain, Nick

Brand: For Dummies

Edition: 3

Features:

  • New
  • Mint Condition
  • Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon
  • Guaranteed packaging
  • No quibbles returns

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 408

Release Date: 11-03-2011

Details: Product Description If you're new to the sport or you feel you could sharpen up your knowledge of the game, this guide is for you. Inside you'll find easy-to-understand advice on the basic rules and pitch positions, plus in-depth lessons on ball skills, fitness training, and techniques to outwit your opponents - all illustrated with entertaining stories from British and International rugby's back pages. In addition, you get a grounding in the local, national and international reaches of Rugby Union  Rugby Union For Dummies 3rd Edition: Features an in-depth and up-to-date look at the Laws that form the beautiful game Covers all you will need to know about talking tactics and is perfect for anyone looking at swatting up on rugby for the World Cup and beyond Advises on all you will need to know to get stuck in and play Contains a new chapter on sevens as the sport will be a demonstration sport at London 2012 and a full sport at Rio 2016 From the Inside Flap Learn to: Understand the laws that form the heart of the game Talk tactics and share your opinions on lineouts, scrums and offsides Scrum down and get involved Get to grips with the history of the game, the club scene and the World Cup Get stuck into the scrum of rugby knowledge If you get a big kick out of rugby but struggle with offsides and lineouts, this guide will sharpen up your knowledge of the game. Inside you'll find easy-to-follow advice on the basic rules and playing positions, plus in-depth lessons on ball skills, fitness training and techniques to help you outwit your opponents. Covering the basic rules and regulations for would-be players and offering guidance on tactics, plays and the history of the game for the committed fan, this guide gives you all the expert knowledge you need. The grass roots – discover the origins of the great game and get to grips with all the rules and regulations of rugby Getting stuck in – advice on how to get out there and play the game, with guidance on skills and techniques to help develop your play Welcome to the world of rugby – become a rugby expert for the World Cup and Six Nations and follow your domestic team home and away Follow the game – a guide to viewing rugby in the stands or from the comfort of your own home Open the book and find: Advice on getting your game together on the field Information on understanding the scoring system An introduction to the laws of the game Techniques to hone your skills A rundown on the World Cup and Six Nations Profiles of the best British players of all time A guide to the domestic rugby scene About the Author Nick Cain has been a rugby writer for The Sunday Times since 1995, writing features, news stories, match reports and ghostwriting columns for Lawrence Dallaglio, Jeremy Guscott and Bob Dwyer. He was editor of Rugby World magazine, covering Lions tours and World Cups. Greg Growden is a rugby correspondent and author of the acclaimed rugby book Gold, Mud 'N' Guts.

Package Dimensions: 9.2 x 7.3 x 0.9 inches

Languages: English

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