Canterbury Rugby and the Crusaders are recognised as creating one of the most successful coaching environments in team sport. They lead the world in player development, coaching systems, revolutionary thinking and set winning standards others aspire to reach.

These world class coaching systems can now be shared through the R80 Coaching comprehensive digital coaching and training library. With over 200 skills and drills videos you can learn from the best and enjoy access from anywhere in the world using the latest digital technologies and devices.

R80 Coaching is the only online rugby coaching site that delivers coaching information with the best coaches coaching the best players. We use state of the art online video technology to ensure your viewing experience is seamless and compatible with smart phones and tablets.

You can watch the drills anytime, anywhere.

The Best Content

The Best Content

Train with the same video coaching resources used by coaches and players from the most successful provincial rugby union in the world.

The Best People

The Best People

With R80 Coaching you'll learn from some of the best thinkers and players in the game.

The Best Experience

The Best Experience

World class coaching videos on demand anywhere, anytime on the latest devices.


R80 Coaching is part of the SPSS network of dedicated rugby offerings. The dedicated coaching site delivers world class online coaching videos from inside the Canterbury and Crusaders training environment.

We also bring you the online store. This is our dedicated all things rugby equipment site which is stacked full of quality products designed to meet your total rugby needs. Driven by New Zealand's passion and love for the game, the R80 range of equipment and coaching resources lead the world in player and coach development.

As you browse the online store you will see our massive range of dedicated rugby products is backed by the ringing endorsement of New Zealand’s leading players, coaches and trainers. We are proud to be the exclusive equipment suppliers to the Crusaders, Chiefs, Highlanders, Hurricanes and many leading ITM Cup championship teams. When quality and performance counts, the professionals turn to R80.

In fact the Crusaders coaching staff are directly involved with the development of our innovative equipment, coaching DVDs and e-books. Just like the Crusaders you can be assured everything in our range will outperform the competition!

Speed Power & Stability Systems (SPSS) New Zealand Ltd is a 100% New Zealand owned and operated company recognised as an industry leader in sport, fitness, education, active kids, rugby and functional training.

The SPSS Network of brands is delivered through four online sites, each catering to the specific interests of our valuable customer groups.

The SPSS Network

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