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Harlequins launch fourth residential summer camp at Tonbridge School

Wednesday, 15th March 2017 @ 17:00



Harlequins is pleased to announce that its residential camp at Tonbridge School will return this summer from Sunday 13th August to Friday 18th August.

With over 80 participants last year, the camp once again aims to give a real insight in to what it is like to be a professional rugby player. With the aim to develop each player both on and off the pitch; each participant will eat, sleep and train like a Harlequin.

In its fourth year, the camp will again be held at the prestigious Tonbridge School, which boasts world-class facilities which have played host to a number of professional sporting teams including the Australian Olympic Team in 2012.

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With more than 15 rugby pitches and an £11 million sports centre the camp will utilise all the school’s sports facilities. This includes a 25m swimming pool, a multipurpose activity room, a fitness suite with 30 stations -  comprising cardio vascular and resistance equipment together with an area for free weights - an all-weather athletics track and three AstroTurf pitches. All players will stay on-site in the Tonbridge School boarding houses and will have three hot meals a day.

Working closely with the Harlequins Academy, the planning of the camp aims to mirror the week of a Harlequins player. Rugby sessions will comprise of a wide range of game-related sessions that will develop not only core skills but also position specific skill sets. Each participant will receive individual coach feedback every day and will all leave with a personal development plan to progress their skills on and off the pitch.

Non-rugby playing sessions will comprise of aqua recovery, yoga, ice baths, spin sessions, strength and conditioning sessions, Pilates, nutrition lectures as well as many other rest and relaxation evening activities.

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There will also be visits from Harlequins players and each player will receive complimentary Harlequins merchandise.

For further details please email us here or visit www.rugbycamps.co.uk/harlequins for bookings.


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