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Jason spills the beans on how to train harder

Sale, England and Lions superstar Jason Robinson is one of rugby's true greats.

Since switching from league, the speedy full back/winger has bagged a whole host of awards.

And he caused plenty of headaches at the Rugby World Cup with his lightning quick pace and elusive running helping him score that crucial try in the final against Australia.

'Billy Whizz' takes the Academy through his training regime and offers advice on how YOU can achieve your potential.


It's important to set yourself a focused training program.

It must be to your individual needs and demands of your position.

For example, when I changed codes from league to union, I had to develop my kicking game and this became a key area of focus in my program.

Jason Robinson in action for England
Robinson is always ready for a pass

However, with rugby, like any team sport, it's important the majority of the time you train and practice as a team.

What you share on the training ground helps you work as a unit during tough match situations.

The extra time you spend training on your own is a great supplement to the team sessions as you can be selfish and focus on your specific needs.

Naturally, you need to work on your weaknesses and building on your strengths.

But never overlook the fact that rugby is a team sport.

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:: Train to catch the high balls
:: Enhance your rugby evasion skills

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Jason Robinson profile
Date of birth: 30/7/74
Height: 1.73m (5'8")
Weight: 84kg (13st 4lb)
Favourite magazine: Beano

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