Strength & Conditioning
Head Strength & Conditioning coach: Emil Johnson Assistant coach: Mike Harris
Yale Rugby are blessed to be coached under the watchful eye of the Varsity Strength & Conditioning coaches. Each week during the winter there are 2 team lifts, and 3 individual lifts. Below is the winter player schedule
Yale Rugby places great emphasis on a professional strength and conditioning program, ran by the varsity gym coaches, in oder to maximize the potential of our athletes, and help them understand the importance of personal care, and the relationship with sport, education and life style choices.
Rugby players at Yale complete a lifting session, 3 times a week, and are monitored weekly, through a concise program that encourages growth an development.
The sessions take place in the Varsity Gym (PWG), and a weekly timetable will be released in advance to cater for students academic needs.
Example of a weekly pre-season plan for the Fall season, incorporating the lifting program