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Play Up is the heart of the ARPTC.

We focus on preparing athletes for their next step - whether that means club rugby or international play.

You'll leave the ARPTC training center better than when you arrived.

And you'll be ready to help your future teammates Play Up.


Play Up expresses the physical and mental work that is necessary to get to the next level.


Play Up reminds us never to be satisfied.

There is always room to improve!


Play Up becomes a part of the national goal.

If every player and every team continues to Play Up - Team USA Plays Up on the international stage.


Play Up improves upon the whole person - building exceptional character on and off the field.


Play Up is integral in all aspects of all ARPTC programs - including the Apprentice Coaching Program.

When  coaches Play Up - more athletes have the opportunity to Play Up!

There is always a next level, in sport and in life.  Improve your game to earn your spot.  Play up to play on.