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Player Programme Info 2024

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Our player-based programme offers fantastic rugby skills training and all elements needed to improve your game, and learn the ‘Crusaders Way’. The programme is for tailored for both male and female athletes and offers full immersion in the Crusaders rugby environment.  You will also be connected to club and representative programmes that will give you every opportunity to learn what makes rugby in New Zealand world class.

Programme Costs 


We're excited to announce our course dates and costs for 2024:


  • 18 Week Program: 25th March – 26th July – $16,999 NZD
  • 10 Week Program: 25th March– 31st May – $9,999 NZD
  • 8 Week Program: 3rd June – 26th July – $7,999 NZD
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  • Airport pick up and drop off
  • Specialist rugby training sessions
  • Speed & fitness testing
  • Strength & conditioning programmes
  • Full Crusader International Academy gym access
  • Game analysis opportunities
  • Individual player reviews & feedback
  • Individual player performance plan (IPP)
  • Games, training & membership with a local rugby club
  • Medical support
  • Nutritional advice
  • Crusaders International Academy Training Kit
  • Full access to view Daily Crusaders trainings
  • Opportunity to meet Crusaders players
  • Attend Crusaders home rugby games 
  • Full rugby report on completion