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A Student In The Game

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Release Date: 01/22/2021

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USA lock Nick Civetta breaks down his jobs in the second row, giving priceless insights on the lineout, the scrum, and even the right equipment.

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Justin Goonan is the current Indiana University Head Coach and he has coached at all levels in the United States, both as a rugby coach and a Strength & Conditioning coach.

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The key to rugby success is to keep learning and improving, and USA second row forward Nick Civetta has been doing that his entire career.

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Dr. Richard Urso has been deep into how America has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic, and he has some thoughts.

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Strength and Conditioning expert Rob Oshinskie has worked with athletes from all over the spectrum. He sits down with Bruce McLane and (a little bit) Alex Goff to talk about mistakes coaches make with S&C, what works and what's a waste of time, and how you can help your athletes get stronger, fitter, and smarter.

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The USA's main flyhalf AJ MacGinty is busy playing for Sale Sharks and knows many of his Eagle teammates aren't able to play as easily. He knows he's lucky, and he speaks with Alex Goff about the Sharks, the Eagles, the World Cup, and fatherhood.

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USA Rugby CEO Ross Young checks in with Alex Goff about the organization's new digs, new plans, and coming out of bankruptcy and COVID.

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A day after USA Rugby cleared a key hurdle in its bankruptcy reorganization, the NGB's CEO sat down with Alex Goff to discuss the challenges in getting there, what's next, and ... apologies?

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John Van Der Giessen was willing to travel the world to learn the game, and willing to go places emotionally not every play can go to in order to become an internationals.

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Topo Rodriguez played prop for Argentina, Australia, and Tahiti, and is widely regarded as one of the greatest scrummagers ever.

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The key to rugby success is to keep learning and improving, and USA second row forward Nick Civetta has been doing that his entire career.

Once overlooked for the national team for reasons he says were perfectly fair, Civetta remade himself, and has become a stalwart of the team. Now he is embarking on another journey as he continues his rugby—attaining a Master's at Oxford. 

Civetta sits down with Bruce McLane and Alex Goff to talk about this and much more.