Coaching in Warwickshire
Over recent years Warwickshire has seen more and more bowls coaches become qualified. Good quality coaching plays a vital role in the long term development of bowls whilst raising the profile of the game in the sporting world.
Warwickshire still needs more coaches. Anyone interested in learning more and becoming a qualified coach might find it useful to discuss the options and what is required with Joy Cooke – County Coaching Coordinator or Mal Evans – Warwickshire County Coach and Director of Coaching for Bowls England alternatively look on the Coach Bowls website www.coachbowls.org where you can find details of coaching and safeguarding courses currently planned to take place across England.
Coach Bowls is the only nationally recognised coaching qualification for the sport of bowls in England. It uses the UK Coaching Framework as a guideline for development, and its stated aim is to provide ‘a world class bowls coaching system for all’.
Coach Bowls provides a range of courses to support Coaches, Clubs, and County Associations both online and face/face. Below is a brief description of the coaching Pathway available.
The Coach Bowls Membership Scheme provides Insurance, support and benefits to all levels of coaching whatever code you coach.
This course comprises of 2 online modules followed by a full day practical training on the green, completion of a portfolio of evidenced and culminating in a final practical assessment.
This course comprises of 3 modules followed by 2 full days of practical training on the green, completion of a portfolio of evidenced and culminating in a final practical assessment.
New Supporting Inclusion Module – including a taster day with bowlers with a disability
This 4 hour module is made up 2 hour online & 2 hour practical, been designed for all club volunteers, whether coaches or club helpers / committee members and includes both practical and online theory aspects to working with bowlers who may have the need for additional support when taking part in club activities.
Safeguarding in Bowls Courses:
- Time to Listen - Safeguarding in Bowls
- Adult Safeguarding in Bowls
- Dementia Friends Awareness