USA Rugby Rising on Universal Sports [VIDEO]

Screen Shot 2013-08-01 at 1.04.32 PMIf you missed any of the USA Rugby Rising videos on Universal Sports, watch them below:

USA RUGBY RISING: MEN’S SEVENS WEIGHT TRAINING GAME SIMULATION

Trainer Matt Stahlberg from Serevi Performance puts the USA Men’s Sevens team through a vigorous competition based workout that simulates a Rugby Sevens match.

USA RUGBY RISING: GAME CHANGER: CARLIN ISLES INFLUENCE ON RUGBY SEVENS

We hear from rugby legend Waisale Serevi as well as members of the USA Men’s Sevens team on how Carlin Isles could be a potential game changer in the world of Rugby Sevens.

USA RUGBY RISING: CARLIN ISLES

Carlin Isles has made quite an impression to the scene. One of the newest Men’s Sevens members shows us how he trains to make himself one of the fastest men in the sport.

USA RUGBY RISING: KATY DOWTY

Scrum Half Katie Dowty hasn’t always made rugby her first passion. She grew up as a figure skater. See how she made the transition from the ice to the pitch.

USA RUGBY RISING: STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING

The Women’s Sevens team has both a Strength and Conditioning coach and a Physio Trainer. See how they work in unison to keep the team healthy and happy!

USA RUGBY RISING: PREGAME COUNTDOWN

The countdown to the Men’s Eagles game versus Ireland in Houston has begun. Take a behind the scenes look at how the Eagles get their minds and bodies ready for a match.

USA RUGBY RISING: WIN FROM WITHIN

The Men’s and Women’s Eagles and Eagles Sevens weigh in on what the phrase “Win From Within” means to them.

USA RUGBY RISING: BALANCING RUGBY AND LIFE

The Women’s Eagles describe how they commit 100% to the sport they love while at the same time juggle a career and family with only 24 hours in a day.

USA RUGBY RISING: HOW TO COMPLETE A LINEOUT

USA Women’s Eagle Stacey Bridges demonstrates the multiple positions of a line out and how to successfully complete one.

USA RUGBY RISING: DAY IN THE LIFE

Follow the USA Women’s Eagles through a day of training as they prepare for their summer matches.

USA RUGBY RISING: HOW TO TRAIN A SCRUM

USA Women’s Eagles Scrum Coach Farrah Douglas teaches techniques to scrum like a USA Eagle.

USA RUGBY RISING: FUEL LIKE AN EAGLE

The USA Eagles coaching staff explains the importance of keeping the body properly fueled and how they keep their players in top form.

USA RUGBY RISING: WORKING OUT

Four days a week USA Scrum-Half (and high school science teacher) Mike Petri squeezes in a work out in his high school gym to help progress his rugby career.

USA RUGBY RISING: BALL EXERCISE

Team USA Scrum-Half Mike Petri explains what he does in the gym specific to his position on the rugby pitch.

USA RUGBY RISING COMES TO UNIVERSAL SPORTS

Universal Sports follows the USA Rugby squads while preparing for two major international matches this summer.

USA RIGBY RISING: THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SEVENS AND FIFTEENS

As the USA Women’s Sevens team watched the USA Men’s Fifteens match against Tonga, we ask them to tell us the difference between the two disciplines of Rugby.


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