Club Coach

Bowls Australia Presenters and Assessors are pleased to announce the upcoming Club Coach Courses for 2018 (Please ensure you note the Course Date and Course Location at the top of the application Form available from the “Coach Information with Forms” tab):

Upon your payment being processed you will be sent a Coaching Manual, Questions and an On Green Assessment Form.  Please attempt to complete Questions 1 – 10 prior to attending the Coach Course and bring your Answers along with your blank On Green Assessment Form to your chosen Course Venue.

2019: Upcoming Course Dates and Venues:

2019 Courses will be announced shortly. To register your interest contact

On the day:

  • Report to the correct venue by 9:00 am
  • Each day will end at approximately 4:30 pm
  • Bring your Questions & Answers
  • Bring your On Green Assessment Form
  • Bring your Coaching Manual
  • Bring Bowls and On-Green Shoes
  • Bring your own lunch

The Club Coach course is ideally suited to coaches regularly working at club level, either coaching a team or coaching an individual.  Amongst a range of other knowledge and skill components, this course covers a broad range of general coaching theories and specific bowls content, including;

Conduct a coaching session to teach skills and tactics
Identify appropriate delivery options to place bowl smoothly on running surface
Identify appropriate drills for shot development
Apply technique analysis to provide appropriate feedback
Identify the correlation between line and weight and the impact of environmental conditions
Implement inclusive activities for the coaching of bowls
Identify physical growth and development considerations
Identify the specific responsibilities of lead, second, third and skip
Assist athletes with basic nutritional strategies for sports performance
Demonstrate effective communication strategies

For more information, visit the Bowls Australia Website