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Haka rugby camp


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1. What do HRG camps offer? 

Maori culture, rugby, Haka fitness, lunch, snack and follow up monitoring post camp. We also offer a player program to New Zealand.

2. What age is the camp for?

The camp is for both boys and girls between the ages of 6-18


3. What are the coaches qualifications/playing background? 

All coaches are ex-professional rugby players who have played in the highest tournaments in the game. All coaches also hold an IRB Level 3 coaching certificate which is the highest rugby coaching qualification available.

4. What time does the camp start and what time does it finish?

Camps begin at 10am and finish at 3pm with a 45 minute lunch break. 


5. Will there be tackling/contact at the camp?

Yes there will be some controlled contact but participation in full contact drills is optional.


6. The camps cover multiple age groups.  How do you separate the kids to ensure they maximize both benefit and safety?

 They will be split into 4 groups depending on age, weight and ability. 


7. Is rugby safe? 

Rugby involves contact. Coaching our players to make CONTACT SAFELY, not COLLISIONS, and take precautions to avoid concussion is a central concept.’’


8. What do I do if I want to know how my child is getting on?

We'll always be on hand with a mobile phone at all times to answer any questions or concerns you might have during camp hours. Details will be available at registration if you'd like to check on them through the day/course.

9. What gear / kit will the kids get? 
  • Black HRG Mizuno training tee

  • Black HRG Mizuno training shorts

**All camps/clinics are different, please check what is included in the price on the camp flyer.

10.Do we need to bring lunch?

No, lunch and a snack toward the end of the day is provided and included in the price. You should bring plenty of water though.

**All camps/clinics are different, please check what is included in the price on the camp flyer.


11. What is a Powhiri? 

The Powhiri is a traditional Maori welcoming ceremony that will be performed at the start and end of the camp.


12. What if my child needs accommodation?

Residential courses are something we are planning for the future. In the meantime however, should you require accommodation, please contact us directly as we have a number of options for you.

13. Can we stay and watch THE CAMP?

For sure. We'd love for you to be a part of the Haka Rugby Global whanau experience. We'll even have a parent's area with tea, coffee, newspapers and the odd biscuit.

14. Do the players learn the Haka?

Camp participants learn the HRG Haka which is slightly different to the All Blacks Haka (Ka Mate or Kapo o Pango) as we don’t have the permission to teach it.

15. Is there any medical care on site?

Should any accidents occur, we will have at least two of our senior coaches who are both first aid trained and experienced in handling injuries with rugby players both young and old.

16. Where is the meeting place for Haka Rugby Camp at?

Club or facilities. 


With the coaches we have and their playing experience around the world our coaches can speak English, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Portuguese and French, 

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