City of Melbourne host arm coaching day

by Team BV

City of Melbourne Bowling Club hosted a Bowling Arm coaching clinic on January 20. More than 20 players received expert coaching from AJ Parker and State Bowling Arm Coordinator Michael Rose.

Various Victorian Bowling Clubs were represented, including Bennettswood, Brighton, City of Melbourne, Lalor, Rosanna, Templestowe, Werribee and Williamstown.

Attendee received a full morning of coaching which included discussion around the different types of bowling devices, delivery techniques, drills, and identifying and improve swing technique and consistency.

A club lunch and afternoon triples event followed, which gave the players the opportunity to put into practice some of their coaching tips.

Individually coaching was also provided, and it was pleasing and satisfying to see the improvement and willingness of the participants to take on the opportunity to improve their game.

A Taylor Bowls Encouragement Awards was also presented. The award is determined by the coaches who observe to see which players responded to their coaching tips in the triples event.

Bowls Victoria’s Metro Pennant Sponsor Taylor Bowls also supported the event by providing a selection of merchandise.

The Taylor Bowls Encouragement Awards were presented to Barry Wallace (Williamstown Bowls Club) and Patricia Bristow (Werribee Bowls Club). Roger Scott from the City of Melbourne Bowls Club received a Certificate of Recognition for sponsoring the day, which was presented by Bowls Victoria State Bowling Arm Coordinator Michael Rose.