RUGBY BALL WITH A TWIST HELPS YOUNGSTERS PERFECT THE SPIN PASS
Eddie Jones said “during my four years in England I have never yet seen kids play touch rugby in the park. I’ve yet to see English kids flipping a ball around for the sheer pleasure of passing and running with it.” With my 6 followers can twitter get Eddie to see my ball! pic.twitter.com/ipDJNTc0UM
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London, 2nd December, 2019, Gazapi has today officially launched its rugby ball training aid which, due to its patent-pending design, helps rugby players of all ages perfect the art of the spin pass. The unique spiral design gives immediate visual feedback of when a pass is in a perfect spin.
Gazapi is the idea of school sports director David Robinson, who for many years has been teaching rugby and recognised that the spin pass was difficult to master. Following extensive research, Robinson has developed a range of practice and match balls suitable for all ages from minis through to adults.
To see the Gazapi ball in spiral action please click on this link.
David Robinson, managing director, Gazapi, said, “Having coached rugby to youngsters across all age groups, one of the hardest skills to teach and master is the spin pass. I thought if I could design a rugby ball which gave a visual representation of what the ball was doing in flight then we could have a good idea. The response and results have been amazing, youngsters can quickly see how a change in their throw impacts on how the ball behaves, in a very short space of time we’re seeing massive improvements.”
The Gazapi range of rugby balls, available from gazapi.co.uk, consists;
GT-3 (Size 3) suitable for U7, U8, U9 – Price £14.99 plus p&p
GT-4 (Size 4) suitable for U10, U11, U12, U13 and U14 – Price £14.99 plus p&p
GT-5 (Size 5) suitable for U15s and above, U15 upwards – Price £15.99 plus p&p
GM-3 (Size 3) suitable for U7, U8, U9 – Price £16.99 plus p&p
GM-4 (Size 4) suitable for U10, U11, U12, U13 and U14 – Price £16.99 plus p&p
GM-5 (Size 5) suitable for U15s and above, U15 upwards – Price £17.99 plus p&p
All balls are hand-stitched and have a high definition pimple design for maximum grip.
There is also a limited-edition International Size 5 ball the GI-5 available for £24.99 plus p&p
Suitable for schools, rugby clubs and improving skills at home, Gazapi initially launches in the UK and will look to expand internationally in 2020. Club and corporate branding is also available.
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