Coaching Hub

Resources for current and aspiring coaches

Become a Coach!

Bowls New Zealand will lead coaches to achieve their full potential through provision of quality education.

Coach accreditation programmes are developed with New Zealand requirements as a priority along with the flexibility to enable people to attend courses in their local region as much as possible.

Thinking of becoming a Coach?

A range of coaching courses to suit everyone!


Duration 5 hours, Cost $50

Do you love your sport and want to help others in your community have fun and develop their skills?

If you answered "yes", then this course is for you!


Duration 12 hours, Cost $100

Ready to take your coaching skills to the next level?

The Development Coach facilitates higher level skill development, decision-making and goal setting in the sport context.

This course will take you to the next level; giving you a deeper understanding of the coaching approach.


Duration 50 hours, Cost $400

Ready to refine your coaching skills further and understand what it takes to achieve success at the highest level?

The Performance Coach facilitates training and learning environments that will enable success for individual athletes at an international level.

Training Resources

We're delighted to have the best of the best chatting with us about all aspects of the game of lawn bowls and help us all with ideas for how we can become better bowlers.  These clips will help you to learn about parts of the game that may be at times be overlooked.  Whether you are a new bowler starting out or someone simply wanting to get some new ideas, there is something in these sessions for everyone. 

The "Be a Better Bowler" series is a series encompassing six different modules; technique, tactics, nutrition, performance, mental skills and fitness. To access them simply click on each of the links.