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Rogues 7s

TRAIN

Hone your skills and improve your
performance in one of our
Academy programs.

PREPARE

Attend one of our Summer Camps;
Participate in our
Pre-Season Program.

PERFORM

Test your skills and abilities at one
of our Combines; Play 7s for our
Rogues Performance Teams.

Outwork.  Outlast.  Outplay.

Join our Academy Today

Academies

Those players pursuing high-performance playing opportunities at the junior national-level, should register for our off-season Player Development Academy. This is an application-based program that selects athletes that have been or should be identified by the national team coaches and programs. For location and program schedule click here, then register for your program from the options listed below:

Future Stars

Co-ed 10 to U12

8 or 16 Weeks

Once a week
    • 60min once a week
    • 8 to 16 weekly training sessions with games-based approach to learning
    • On-field coaching by highly reputable coaches/players
    • 8 Week Block $224.99
      • Block A: NOV to DEC
      • Block B: JAN to MAR
    • 16 Week Block $399.98 SAVE $50.00
      • JAN to MAR
    • More Info

Bantam Academy

Co-ed U12 to U14

8 or 16 Weeks

Once a week
    • 60min once a week
    • 8 to 16 weekly training sessions with games-based approach to learning
    • On-field coaching by highly reputable coaches/players
    • 8 Week Block $224.99
      • Block A: NOV to DEC
      • Block B: JAN to MAR
    • 16 Week Block $399.98 SAVE $50.00
      • JAN to MAR

Junior Academy

Co-ed U15 to U17

8 or 16 Weeks

(Nov-Dec and Jan-March)
1-3 Nights per Week (depending on options)
    • Weekly Skill Development Sessions
      • Thursday evenings 4-5pm
    • Weekly Speed/Agility/Quickness Training
    • Optional two or three Strength and Conditioning Session
    • 8 and 16 Week Block Options
    • Starts Nov 1st
    • More Info

Jr Gryphons Academy

(in partnership with Upright Rugby Canada)

8 Weeks

(Jan to March)

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Saturdays (U12 to U18)
    • Two Hour Weekly Skill Development Sessions
      • 3-5pm University of Guelph Fieldhouse
      • Jan 15, 22, 29 Feb 5, 12, 26 Mar 5, 19
      • *NO SESSION FAMILY DAY WEEKEND*
    • Weekly Speed/Agility/Quickness Training
    • Coaching provided by OUA Champion, University of Guelph, coaches and players!
    • More Info
UofG Gryphons

Senior Prep Academy

Co-ed U17 to U18

16 Weeks

(Nov to March)

This program is designed to best prepare senior high school students in their preparation for their final two years of high school and leading into college or university.
2-4 Evenings per Week
    • Weekly Skill Development Sessions
      • Monday’s and Thursday’s
    • Weekly Speed/Agility/Quickness Training
    • Optional three Strength and Conditioning Session
    • 16 Week Block
    • Starts Nov 1st
    • More Info

Rogues 7s Academy

By Invitation Only

16 Weeks

(Nov to March)

This program is specifically designed to complement the training needs of the athletes we have involved in our 7s performance program.
2-4 Evenings per Week
    • Weekly Skill Development Sessions
      • Monday’s – full field training and game play
      • Thursday’s – core skill development and mini-games
    • Weekly Speed/Agility/Quickness Training
    • Optional three Strength and Conditioning Session
    • 16 Week Block
    • Starts Nov 1st
    • More Info

We make athletes good players.

We make good players great.

“The technical knowledge of the coaches is second to none.  The Academy made me a better player.” 

Rugby Camps

Spring and Summer Camps for all ages, and for all levels.

SUMMER 2021

NEW FOR 2021

Summer Junior Prep Academy

Open to athletes: U13 to U17

8 Week Comprehensive Training Program

Overview
    • Three two-hour skill sessions each week for eight weeks
    • Option for weekly strength and conditioning sessions (24 total)
    • On-field coaching by highly reputable coaches/players
    • Positional-Specific, Technical Sessions
      • These could include: scrum-half masterclass; Tight-5 Power; Kicking, etc
    • Guest coaches from numerous university and collegiate programs
    • Guest coaching appearances from Toronto Arrows and RC players
    • Operating in Oakville ONLY
    • Prices vary
    • More Info

Lil’ Ruggers Camps

Co-ed U7 to U9

5 Days (Mon – Fri)

NOT RUNNING SUMMER 2021
Overview
  • 1/2 Day or Full Day Youth Camp
  • Fun, active, games-based introductory camp
  • 1/2 Day = 8:30am to 12:00pm
    • $179.99
  • Full Day = 8:30am to 4:00pm
    • $299.99

Future Stars Camps

Co-ed U9 to U13

5 Days (Mon – Fri)

NOT RUNNING SUMMER 2021
Overview
  • Full Day Youth Camp
  • Fun, active, games-based introductory camp
  • Full Day = 8:30am to 4:00pm
    • $349.99

Residential Camps

Co-ed U13 to U19

3 or 5 Day/Night

NOT OPERATING SUMMER 2021
Overview
  • 3 Day/Night or 5 Day/Night Overnight Camps
  • Skill focused activities, with emphasis on National Key Themes
  • Guest coaches from numerous university and collegiate programs
  • Guest coaching appearances from Toronto Arrows and RC players
  • Includes all accommodations, meals, medical, as well as some apparel
  • Operating at various locations
    $1099.99 per athlete
  • Day time option*:
    $579.99
  • More Info

Coaching

Upright Rugby Canada’s vision is focused on making a significant contribution to the overall success of rugby in Canada. Our coaches’ mission is about making skilled, informed, and knowledgeable players. Our mission is to develop players to maximize their potential in order to achieve increased enjoyment and success in the sport of rugby.

Long-term player development

Success Doesn’t find you. You have to go out and get it!

Performance

We want to be the premier Rugby Development Program with more players from our program playing at the Varsity, Provincial and National level than any other program in Canada.

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Upright Rugby uses a player-centered model of learning that best provides for developmental needs of young aspiring rugby players.  Our programs are designed for players from ages 10 to 18, with the understanding that the players need to develop not only the skills but knowledge to best prepare them to accomplish their personal long-term goals in the sport of rugby.

Our programs adhere to the LTRD model of Rugby Ontario and LTAD of Sport Canada and addresses the specific stages within their models.

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