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Samuel Wright


Sam Wright, a former professional MMA and boxing fighter and Canturbury represintive  rugby player from Christchurch New Zealand.
With a strong foundation in wrestling and Jiu Jitsu, Sam offers a unique perspective to the world of contact sports.
With over 15 years of experience in mixed martial arts, Sam has dedicated himself to honing his skills and developing a deep understanding of the technical aspects of these disciplines. He has worked extensively with his MMA coach, Alex Prates, a highly respected MMA and Jiu Jitsu coach who has trained premiership-winning teams such as the Penrith Panthers and the South Sydney Rabbitohs and former UFC champion Robert Whittaker as well as current UFC fighters.
Through his collaboration with Alex, Sam has gained valuable insights into how the skills and techniques of grappling can be adapted for the rugby field.
Beyond his personal achievements, Sam is also a dedicated coach who works with athletes of all ages and skill levels.
His diverse background and wealth of knowledge make him an excellent resource for athletes and coaches looking to improve their skills and achieve their goals in rugby.

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