Bowls New Zealand Coach Development Courses
Bowls New Zealand are keen for more coaches to be involved in our great game of Bowls.
The role for a coach is vital for every bowler, from Have a Go to Blackjacks!
The Bowls New Zealand Coach Development Framework program is offering the following courses:
Foundation Coach – Target Player: Beginners, social, school aged. Duration: 3-5 hours. Cost $50 - Includes the ‘From Go to Pro’ games and skills booklet and workbook.
Foundation coaches can come from anywhere, it’s not about who they are but rather whether they understand and care about the development of people and offering them an enjoyable experience that will make them want to come back for more.
Development Coach – Target Player: Intermediate to advanced bowlers at club, centre and national level.
Duration: 12 hours either over a weekend or four evening sessions. Cost $100 - Includes coaching booklets; ‘The Basics’, ‘The Principles of Coaching’, and ‘Skills & Drills’.
The Development coach will facilitate 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 coach approach. The focus is on coaching principles and sport specific knowledge to equip coaches to offer challenging and enjoyable training opportunities for developing players.
Development Coach Update/Re-accreditation – Target Player: Intermediate to advanced bowlers at club, centre and national level. Duration: 4 hours either a weekend day or evening session. Cost $30 - Includes coaching materials
If you have a Development Coach accreditation and still actively coaching after two years, then it’s time to refresh by attending this course and keep your accreditation active.