The ability of players to execute the core skills of rugby sevens under the pressure of time, space, and under fatigue and do so consistently over a two day tournament is arguably unique to rugby sevens. The Athlete Combine provides an opportunity for both teams and individual players participating in the Tropical 7s tournament to benchmark themselves against each other and other teams through a standardised series of physical tests that have been identified as being critical to the development of elite rugby sevens players, namely:
The Tropical 7s Athlete Combine enables individual players to challenge themeselves, their team mates and other players in the tournament across a range of skills and athletic tests, designed by our international pro coaches, that are relevant to the game of rugby 7s.
The Tropical 7s Athlete Combine takes place the day before the start of the tournament (Thursday 18th April 2019).
Results of the Tropical 7s Skills Challenge will be recorded by our team of volunteers with overall boys and girls winners receiving a prize at the Trophy Presentation. Individual performnace data will not be shared publicly but will be made available to coaches after the tournament.