Some exciting news for Mobile Area Rugby! Our state-approved Rookie Rugby curriculum training has been listed in the program guide for this summer's teacher in-service training provided by South Alabama Research and Inservice Center (SARIC). This is a huge step forward in getting a rugby ball into the hands of every student in the Mobile area. We look forward to a great turnout this summer and working with the educators in the coming school year to insure Mobile is READY FOR RUGBY!
Teach your students the newest Olympic Sport…Rugby! Rookie Rugby is a non-contact touch or flag version of the game of rugby designed as a PE curriculum. Free materials and equipment will be given to every school attending and completing the training. Be one of the first schools in Alabama to offer Rookie Rugby. For more info checkout the 2012 SARIC professional development booklet.*****
76 Rookie Rugby (Gr. 4-12)
Date & Time: June 19, 2012 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Kate Shepard Elementary School Gymnasium
Target Participant: Gr. 4-12 Mobile Co.and Baldwin Co.P.E. Teachers, Coaches
Program Leader(s): Mr. Charles Dube, Mobile Area Rugby Foundation
Dr. Steven Pugh, University of South Alabama
Description: Learn about the non-contact game of rugby and how to implement a Rookie Rugby program at your school! Participants will be provided with a CD-ROM that includes drills, games, and a curriculum guide that has been correlated to the Alabama Course of Study. You will also receive a set of rugby balls for your school! The rugby balls are provided by the Mobile Area RugbyFoundation.
This Blog is written by Robert Corley, Executive Director of Mobile Area Rugby Foundation.
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