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Welcome to Half Backs

Half Backs Rugby is a fun and exciting concept designed to teach children aged 2 – 6 the values of rugby union, enabling them to develop their confidence, physical and social skills, and ultimately be kids! Our coaches are at the top of their game providing innovative and outstanding game based rugby sessions every week.

We have 3 beautiful venues:

  • Marble Hill Park in St Margarets, Saturday 10-11am (closed at the moment)
  • Twickenham Green in Twickenham, Sunday 10-11am (closed at the moment)
  • Bushy Park in Teddington, Sunday 10-11am (closed at the moment)

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  • Purchase Gold, Silver, Bronze Packages
  • Pay As You Go
  • Or Book Session 

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Are you looking for a new sport for your child to try? Then try Half Backs!

Trying is free and doesn't take much time. Book a Free Trial and let your child play rugby themed games in one of the most beautiful parks in South West London!

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About Half Backs

We believe that the best way to play sport and be physically active is with a smile on our faces having fun. The only way children are going to continue playing, create healthy habits for life and develop their skills is if they enjoy the games.

Working in teams and as an individual allows your child to develop their personal skills. We create an environment that enables both fun and learning through a structured rugby based play program designed by qualified coaches and teachers.

We respect everyone involved in the Half Backs session, children, parents and carers and the other coaches. We nurture a safe and welcoming environment for all.

The fundamental movements taught at Half Backs will help develop your child both physically and mentally.

Term Dates 2019-2020

Half Backs Rugby Term Dates 

Half Backs runs the whole year. Except a few weekends in the year. 

  First Session of the Term Last Session of the Term No. of Weeks
AUTUMN 13th September 13th December 13
SPRING 11th January 19th April 15
SUMMER 20th April 26th July 13
Summer Holiday 26th July 12th September 7

**We are closed for three weeks during the Christmas Holiday. From 19th December until 3rd January 2021**

** All our 3 venues are closed on 11 & 12 April due to Easter Weekend**

**Our Teddington Venue is closed from 26th April until 12th September.**

Last Updated 08/01/2020

Develop confidence
  • Positive environment
  • Experience winning & losing
  • Trying your best every session
  • Encouragement from parents and coaches
  • Push themselves to perform better
Improve physical & social skills
  • Increase agility, balance & coordination
  • Increase motorskills
  • Encourages empathy and friendship
  • Learn to respect themselves and others
  • Being part of a team, focus on teamwork
Have fun!
  • Rugby & multi skill games
  • Focus on fun and safe activities
  • Running around in one of the most beautiful parks in West London, with friends and family