Concussion

Passing on experience

My name is Stuart Corsar and 8 years a go I had to retire from rugby due to concussion.

There was not the same information for players and coaches back then and when I received my first concussion I shrugged it off and continued to play.

Over the course of the season I lied to coaches and loved ones about the effects as I just wanted to play.

Headaches, mood swings, memory loss, struggling to speak, loss of focus were all just a part that affected me then and have an effect now 8 years later.

Coaches you do not know what is going off in a players head - If in doubt, get them off and keep them off.

Players be honest, you are better losing a season of rugby rather than losing the game all together, your loved ones or your work.

If you have any questions please get in touch - Stuart@bigrigrugby.com

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