Club Coach

The Club Coach Accreditation is ideally suited to coaches regularly working at club level, either coaching a team or individual coaching. Coaches who are coaching a pennant team will benefit from obtaining this accreditation as the course covers the constants and variables of a delivery, managing the safely aspects of bowls and harnessing various communication methods. 

Competency statements:

  • Demonstrate the legal and ethical responsibilities of a club coach 
  • Identify the roles and information needs of a club coach
  • Review the coaching session
  • Demonstrate appropriate risk management audit
  • Apply risk management principles
  • Work cooperatively with parents, officials and sports administrators
  • 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
  • Outline social development considerations
  • Identify the specific responsibilities of lead, second, third and skip
  • Apply the basic rules for sport of Lawn Bowls
  • Identify issues regarding drugs in sport
  • Identify common bowls terminology for club level competition
  • Assist athletes with basic nutritional strategies for sports performance
  • Demonstrate effective communication strategies

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