BMC and Leicester Tigers are offering the perfect environment for talented, ambitious rugby players to gain an exceptional education alongside a full time training programme.

Students on the Leicester Tigers Academic and Sporting Excellence (AASE) programme at BMC will have the opportunity to compete at the highest level of college rugby, playing in the nationally recognised AASE league, whilst completing your studies in one of a range of engaging BTEC courses, including Sport, Sport Science and Agriculture.

Studying an Extended BTEC Diploma helps to promote presentation skills, essay writing and research methods, all of which are transferable into employment and university. The course offers a maximum of 168 UCAS points, which is the equivalent of 3 A* grades at A Level.

BMC has created the perfect package to take you to the next level of sporting and academic performance. As part of the AASE Programme, we have designed a programme that will support and challenge you as you transition on to a higher level of performance. The programme offers access to professional services including strength and conditioning coaching, nutritional advice, video analysis and physiotherapy.

A Week in the Life

A typical week for an AASE student can vary depending on the week. Academic and sporting timetables are carefully designed to ensure that the players get the maximum amount of contact time with tutors, coaches and support staff to further aid their development.

Our facilities

The Big BMC Transformation has brought state-of-the-art facilities to the Brooksby campus and has directly benefited sport students. This includes:

  • Multi-purpose Sports Hall
  • Full Sized 3G all-weather pitch
  • Sport Science Lab
  • High Performance Strength and Conditioning Gym

Professional Provision

The College has worked hard to develop an all-round package designed to transition you to the next level of performance and achieve academic and sporting excellence. The level of support offered at BMC is designed to echo a professional sport setup. With your AASE squad membership, you will have regular access to a range of professional services, which will help facilitate your development. These include:

Performance Analysis – The programme uses the Coach Logic online platform to allow the you to improve all areas of your game.

Coaching – Resourceful and experienced coaches who will test your technical and tactical understanding of the game.

Nutritional Education – Ensuring that you are able to maximise your performance by staying healthy and active.

Physiotherapy – Specialists on hand to keep you at your physical peak.

Individual Tutorials – Providing you with the best chance to achieve academic success.

Strength and Conditioning – Ensuring that you are equipped for the physical encounter of competitions.

Lifestyle Management – Ensuring that your life is balanced and healthy.

Sport Psychology Education – Developing your capability to cope with pressure.