Rugby coaching around creative concepts to develop team spirit, bravery & mental strength. Designed for people who find themselves in a difficult personal situation or for other kind of communities to benefit from positive rugby values. For individuals, public institutions, schools, companies
and events organizers.
Passion & mobility
Based in Oslo, your coach is 100 % rugby dedicated and geographically mobile.
Many years of experience in rugby coaching. Strong logistical management projects in international sports events.
Health, wellness, self-confidence. Perform and be the best of yourself. Enhance your personal & business projects to maximize your success.
"Sharky", an innovative coach
Human being at the heart of the game
Patrice Balauze aka "Sharky"
Proven experience in training & coaching rugby, in Oslo and abroad. Patrice is also coach at the Norwegian Rugby Federation. His daily mission is to promote with passion the educational values of rugby to individuals in schools. But not only. Patrice gives his expertise to companies for team building or sets up creative concepts around rugby on various events. His strong experience in logistics allows him to join management teams on international sports competitions. He coaches rugby through an innovative motivational approach to develop team spirit. The goal is not to create new "athletes" but better citizens, and being a better version of themselves.
Take the expert, focus on your competitions' stakes
COACHING SERVICES FOR PROFESSIONAL TEAM PLAYERS
Out of the pitch
What they are saying
“Patrice worked with my team at Rugby Libre Project in the Maroc Tour 2017. Great positive and helpful attitude. Always taking care of the team, the people and the persons that took part on the project. Different roles as translation, as he speaks perfect english, french & spanish; educator, leading practices with kids, young and adults, and also helping hard with the coordination & organization of the activities and the whole country tour. Appreciate him as a person and as a professional. "
Patricia Garcia Rodriguez, Professional rugby player Spanish National Team and Director of the Exeter Chiefs Academy & Center of Excellence
“Very good exchanges with Patrice during this training in rugby video analysis as much on the tactical, technical or strategic part. The quality of these exchanges was facilitated by Patrice's very good relationship and his ability to appropriate the software used."
Serge Fourquet, Video Analytics Trainer at KeephopeUBB - Bordeaux Rugby Team (France)
“Patrice was a very efficient and professional manager for the National Team during. He was able to work within budget, coordinate quality activities and solve issues associated to his position. He is particularly talented for personal relations and he was abel to deal with the stress associated with high performance sports always maintaining a professional and efficient work attitude."
Jose Miguel Gorrochategui Polo, RSMRugby Europe (Spain)
" Patrice takes a very professional approach to the sport and is always giving his best in preparations, trainings as well as during our matches. His work rate on the pitch is second to none. Patrice also managed to increase the attendance of this event from 40 to 200+ participants. Patrice not only sold the club to its own members in a professional light, he gave the club a platform for future events. Patrice is extremely organised and takes a very professional approach to the tasks he takes on. It is a pleasure to endorse Patrice for his skills both on and off the rugby pitch. "
Jonathan Bruns, Senior Account Manager Nordics at Euler Hermes World Agency (Norway)