Former captain and head coach Ian 'Dosser' Smith will lead the Rugby Camp at Coalville RFC, which kicks off Leicester Tigers' summer of coaching.Smith will be joined at the camp by John Cross, a specialist sprint training coach. Cross has worked with Leicester Tigers and Leicester City first team squads and Academies and will give an insight into strength and conditioning in professional sport. The camp runs from July 20 to 22 for U9s to U14s with half-day tag rugby sessions for the youngest players. Cross will also be at the week-long camp at the University of Leicester, which runs from July 20-24. Places are available now. Click here to book. Tigers are also hosting camps based at clubs and schools in Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Leicestershire and the Channel Islands during the rest of the summer holidays and places are available to any young player. Click here to find a camp near you. Players of all abilities are able to improve their individual and team skills with Tigers coaches with camps throughout school holidays offering tag rugby for under-7/8 running for half-days (9.30am-12.30pm) and contact rugby opportunities for under-9s over full days (9.30am-3.30pm). Tigers Rugby Camp participants all receive Tigers T-shirt, ball and drinks bottle, membership to the Junior Tigers Club, a free junior ticket to an allocated home game and there is a hot lunch provided for all full-day sessions. There is also a residential camp at Bishop Burton College near Beverley, Yorkshire, which is now in its fifth year. This camp runs from Sunday, August 16 to Friday, August 21 and we've even arranged a welcome barbeque to kick off the week in style. Bishop Burton College's Centre for Sport & Fitness is the focal point of their Sports Village which hosts the Rugby Camp and accommodates the players. Facilities include a state-of-the-art fitness suite, 4G artificial turf pitch, grass pitches and sports hall. The camp is open to aspiring players aged 12-17 on August 31. Click here for more details of Tigers Rugby Camps or to book a place. Or phone the Tigers ticket office on 0116 319 8888 (option 2).
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