Rugby Bricks Podcast Episode 58 Show Notes: Owen Franks | The Secret Behind Becoming A Legendary 100 Test All Black & Mastering The Front Row
Owen Franks is a current New Zealand rugby union player, he is a part of the 2022 Hurricanes squad looking to make his debut late in the season. Frank’s first significant playing role was for the Canterbury provincial team, then he moved on to play for the Crusaders where he won three consecutive Super Rugby titles in 2017,18 & 19. During his Super Rugby career, Franks also became one of the most capped All Blacks in history with over 100 caps and winning back to back World Cups in 2011 and 2015.
Franks is one of the most successful props at the Super Rugby and International level. Along with Franks's sporting accolades, he also has dived into a business venture with old Crusaders coach Jase Ryan. They have created a game-changing scrum machine to individually work on your technique at any level.
Over Frank’s career, he has been a part of some of the most successful teams in history, we learn what it takes to create the results he has. We dive into:
- The importance of Owen Franks starting the front row club to ensure there was a program to focus on the safe development of props and hookers at a young age.
- How Franks had such a longevity career within the All Blacks & Crusaders environment and how to stay on top of your game at the highest level.
- The importance of being able to mentally prepare yourself before every scum and make sure you take the right steps and procedures to nail your technique and mindset.
- Franks's experience with strength training and how to improve this aspect in your workout routine to build your power in the scrum.
From Junior rugby to the All Blacks, this episode has it all. If you are a player, coach or supporter, this podcast is for you. It gives insights and secrets into the most successful rugby team in history and how they managed to go back to back in the World Cup. We take a look at the tricks of the trade with what it takes to become a successful front-rower.
Please enjoy this in-depth and enlightening episode with none other than Owen Franks.