This page provides a summary of the training activities undertaken by the society.
LSRFUR has a centralised training programme, with sessions held every 6 or so weeks in each Region. Each session has a set topic(s), agreed by the training committee prior to the season. Members are free to attend any session in any region - the sessions will include the same content at each regional meeting. Please see specific Region pages for up to date Meeting information.
2018-2019 Regional Training calendar
Central Training Meetings
The society runs Central Training Meetings across the season. The dates for 2018/2109 are:
2nd September: LSRFUR Conference
8th November : General Meeting
7th February or 7th March (tbc): Guest Speakers (TBC)
4th April: General Meeting
All Central Meetings are held at : The University of Westminster, Marylebone Campus, 35 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5LS
Nearest tube - Baker Street
Meet before and after for food & drink: The Globe, 43 - 47 Marylebone Rd, London, NW1 5JY
External Training Courses
As well as ongoing training and development offered to our members, our training team also run a number of public courses throughout the year. These courses are aimed at introducing individuals and groups to the art of refereeing - and to the Society - for the benefit go the game in London and the South East.
Descriptions of the current courses being offered are shown below, together with the current schedule. For more information, please contact the society Recruitment Manager, Bob Ockenden: firstname.lastname@example.org or 07979 797694.
lsrfur: take up the whistle
The purpose of this course is to encourage people to take up refereeing rugby union. The Course includes an Introduction to refereeing the 15 a-side game of rugby union.
Elements of the game will be highlighted and how to referee them. Candidates will receive a whistle, lanyard and red/yellow cards.
The Course includes outdoor/on-field elements so suitable clothing is required. Successful candidates will receive a certificate on completion.
Current course dates
31st Jan & 14th February 2019 : 19:00 - 22:00
Battersea Ironsides RFC. 2 Nights Course
11th & 18th February 2019: 19:00 - 21:30
Grasshoppers RFC. 2 Nights Course