28 10, 2015

What are the benefits of attending an ATAVUS Camp?

The ATAVUS Academy is equal parts fitness, core skills & fun. Athletes will focus both on tangible Rugby skills and intangibles such as teamwork, sportsmanship, character and determination. In practical terms, many of our crossover athletes report seeing the field or court in a whole different way when they re-engage in other sports as Rugby [...]

28 10, 2015

Do the coaches have first aid training?

Yes. Our coaches are periodically trained and certified in basic first aid and come to the field equipped with first aid kits. We also have incident reporting procedures to ensure that any camp injuries are properly communicated to parents and documented.

28 10, 2015

Is Rugby really safe?

Like any sport, Rugby has inherent risks. That said, Rugby's injury rate is actually less than many other sports because athletes are taught to tackle and be tackled safely, with head to the side and arms wrapped. It is illegal to lead with the head in Rugby. What's more, we emphasize operating in space and [...]

28 10, 2015

What ages and skill levels do your camps cover?

We cover the Rugby development spectrum from Rugby 100 (ages 4-6), Rugby 200 (ages 7-11), Rugby 300 (ages 12-14), High School (15-19) and Adult (18+). Where more than one age group is represented on the pitch, athletes are segmented by age & ability to ensure safety and to provide appropriate stretch to each athlete.