30 10, 2015

[Vice Sports] What American Football Can Learn from the Rugby World Cup

Once upon a time, American football and rugby were pretty much one and the same. Then came Walter Camp and the 1880 college football rules convention that replaced scrums with an uncontested line of scrimmage, and a subsequent century of increasing delineation and mutual indifference: hard plastic helmets and the domestic dominance of Monday Night [...]

13 08, 2015

[TIAR] A Day At The High School ATAVUS Resident Camp

Last week we were lucky enough to spend some time at the ATAVUS High School Resident Camp at the University of Washington. For those who aren't aware evert sumner ATAVUS has several camps around the country for all different levels. The resident camp that we attended was for high school students, both male and female, [...]

13 08, 2015

ATAVUS Launches Football Program to Advance Effective and Safe Tackling

Rugby-inspired tackle program for coaches built off work with Seattle Seahawks In response to Football’s evolution to a game of greater speed and spread offenses and the sport’s increased call for safety in tackling, Seattle-based ATAVUS (rugby.atavus.com) has launched ATAVUS Football. By applying Rugby principles to collegiate, high school and junior Football programs ATAVUS aims [...]

11 08, 2015

[GOFF] Updates from ATAVUS HS Resident Camp

Players from all over the country are wrapping up the ATAVUS summer High School Resident Camp in Seattle, working with top coaches, including international stars Waisale Serevi, Emilie Bydwell, Pate Tuilevuka, and Shawn Pittman. The players work on skill development and rugby understanding, but also on off-the-field aspects of the game, from college prep, to [...]

25 06, 2015

ATAVUS All-Stars Created To Provide Rugby Athletes with Competitive Opportunities

New teams provide aspirational pathway for young women and men [bra_dropcaps style='dropcap1']S[/bra_dropcaps]EATTLE (June 26, 2015) – ATAVUS (rugby.atavus.com) today announces the creation of the ATAVUS All-Stars, select teams of aspiring men and women brought together from across ATAVUS programming to provide competitive opportunities in rugby athlete development. Comprised of men’s and women’s teams in both [...]

11 06, 2015

ATAVUS Launches to Champion Growth of American Rugby

Founders of Serevi Rugby Broaden Approach to Instill Character and Grow Opportunities Through Rugby [bra_dropcaps style='dropcap1']S[/bra_dropcaps]SEATTLE, WA – (June 10, 2015) Today, Serevi Rugby re-launched as ATAVUS (rugby.atavus.com), a company relentlessly driven to breed character, develop skills and champion Rugby in the USA and beyond. Building on the success of Serevi Rugby, ATAVUS will deliver [...]

5 05, 2015

[The SCRUM] Serevi pays tribute to Scotland’s Colin Gregor

Ahead of this weekend’s Glasgow Sevens tournament, The Scrum’s Gary Heatly caught up with one of the best ever Sevens exponents, Waisale Serevi. With the Fijian legend offering his personal congratulations to Scotland’s Colin Gregor who is now fourth in the all-time World Series points scorers list. Scotland have done well in the seven [...]

23 04, 2015

[THE TELEGRAPH] HSBC Sevens Rugby Festival Series: Waisale Serevi and Ben Gollings back in Brazil for another grassroots event

Sevens legends Waisale Serevi and Ben Gollings return to Rio to continue their work in nourishing the grassroots of the sport Sevens heroes Waisale Serevi – known as the 'king' – and Ben Gollings, the highest-ever points scorer in the HSBC Sevens World Series, have been back in Brazil for the latest instalment of [...]