Following the countrywide growth of Rugby recently, the Indonesian Rugby Football Union (PRUI) conducted the Indonesian Rugby 7s Coaches Training Course (Level B) at Parangtritis, Special Region of Yogyakarta from the 8th to the 15th of July.
21 participants from 11 provinces throughout Indonesia, from Aceh to Papua attended the training. This PRUI initiative invited coaches from clubs, cities and regencies as well as provinces to participate in the course that covered topics including coaching capability, strength & conditioning, Laws of the Game of Rugby Union and also field injury management as well as medical training.
As the host of the upcoming 18th Asian Games to be held in Jakarta and Palembang next August, Indonesia will also participate in the Rugby 7s competition at the Games and both the Men’s and Women’s national teams have been conducting their training camps at Parangtritis, Special Region of Yogyakarta for several months.
Through the national training camp, Indonesia’s participation at the Rugby 7s competition at the Asian Games and the Coaches Training Course, Indonesian Rugby hopes to continue the growth of the Game through improved players, more local and national competitions as well as quality supporting resources that will improve Indonesian Rugby overall and drive it to the next level.