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Brendan Venter

The locker room talk before big match

Dr Brendan Venter is a qualified GP and Director of Rugby for Saracens. He was a player in the South African Rugby Team which famously won the World Cup in 1995. He was also a successful player-coach for London Irish. Throughout his rugby career, Brendan has kept up his work as a GP, believing that medicine helps him to be a better coach.Dr Brendan Venter is a qualified GP and Director of Rugby for Saracens. He was a player in the South African Rugby Team which famously won the World Cup in 1995. He was also a successful player-coach for London Irish. Throughout his rugby career, Brendan has kept up his work as a GP, believing that medicine helps him to be a better coach.

Team briefings are important and should be motivational. All people need to feel accepted and function best with encouragement. Briefing are most effective within a strong team culture of honesty, discipline and a good work ethic.