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Coaches are vital to the sustainability of bowls. Coaches are often the first person a new player meets and therefore should possess the necessary personality, skills and approach to ensure the player is welcomed and learns the beauty of bowls. Becoming an accredited coach ensures you have the most up to date information on coaching including techniques the successful Australian team are using and how you can use technology to assist your players.


Coaching News & Views

For all the latest information on coaching; this section includes articles and information from Victoria, Australia and around the world of bowls.

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Accreditation (new coaches)

All the information and resources on how to become an accredited coach.

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Reaccreditation (existing coaches)

If you’re already an accredited coach or have been in the past, find out how to reaccredit.

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Armed Bowlers

Bowls Victoria has recently developed coaching material/assistance for coaches and armed bowlers to assist the growing band of bowlers using arms.

Bowlers Arm Guide

For additional information and tips:

Bowls in Focus article on armed and dangerous – written by Brian Ing & Gay Jebb


Vision Impaired Bowlers

Bowls Victoria, in conjunction with Bowls Australia, has put together a helpful video guide for coaching Vision Impaired bowlers.

You'll find it here at our YouTube channel.


Assessors and presenters

If you’re interested in going one step further to become a presenter and assessor to help train more coaches across the state we’d love to hear from you.

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For more information on Coaching or Becoming a Coach, please contact:

Scott Nicholas
Bowls Victoria Special Projects Coordinator
Phone: 03 9861 7111


For our Coaching Development section, click here

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