Sport Academy Men's Rugby

East Sussex College Lewes Sport Academy programmes include the following Five Focuses:

1.Development of individual and team skill. 2.Enhancement and knowledge of personal fitness and nutrition. 3.Understanding of strategies and tactics of the game. 4.Competing and performing at the highest level possible, both individually and as a team. 5.Understanding and practice of the basic principles of coaching sport.

Sports academy training takes place twice a week for 1.5 hours on Lewes FC 3G pitch and fixtures take place on Wednesday afternoons. This is built within the students timetables.

Applications are invited from individuals who already excel in competitive sport and/or demonstrate the necessary commitment and potential within their chosen sport. Existing club/school or county playing experience would be an advantage on the sport academy courses. These requirements are in addition to the standard college entry requirements for the students’ chosen academic programmes of study.

Site

Lewes

Level

Entry Level

Course Type

16 +

Courses

Options Course Code Starts Ends
enquire apply 60428-01 12/09/22 30/06/23

What will I study?

East Sussex College Lewes Sport Academy programmes include the following Five Focuses:

1.Development of individual and team skill. 2.Enhancement and knowledge of personal fitness and nutrition. 3.Understanding of strategies and tactics of the game. 4.Competing and performing at the highest level possible, both individually and as a team. 5.Understanding and practice of the basic principles of coaching sport.

Sports academy training takes place twice a week for 1.5 hours on Lewes FC 3G pitch and fixtures take place on Wednesday afternoons. This is built within the students timetables.

How will I be assessed?

Students will be informally monitored on each Academy throughout the year to track their progression.

What qualification will I achieve?

There are no formal qualification but Students will have the potential to gain sport specific honours and awards during their time on a Sports Academy.

What can I do after completing this course?

Many Sport Academy students have progressed into the higher levels of sport performance and education, with some progressing into professional sport. The majority progress into working in the sports industry or studying sport at a higher level whilst still playing rugby at a club/county level.

Are there any extra costs?

Our Academy students recieve free training kit for their respective sport. Additionally Academy students are required to pay the annual fee at the beginning of each academic year.

Additional Info

All students who join the Academy enter into an agreement with the College to ensure that attendance, performance in the classroom, attitude to learning and personal presentation are exemplary at all times.