Bowling The Australian Way – upcoming Coaching Conference

Bowling The Australian Way – upcoming Coaching Conference

Bowls Australia (BA) invites all interested coaches to the inaugural Coaches’ Conference to be held at the Mermaid Beach Bowls Club on the Gold Coast from October 24 to 25.

This is an exciting opportunity for coaches to come together and discuss all areas of bowls coaching, with assistance and presentations from some of the most respected leaders in Australian bowls, as well as some of the nation’s leading scholars in coaching and the mechanics of sport. 

Presenters include:

Steve Glasson OAM (National Coach) – on and off green sessions with Steve who will outline his approach to coaching the Australian Jackaroos

Gary Willis (National Assistant Coach) – presenting on his approach to coaching the Emerging Jackaroos

Dr. Kate Webster, Dr. Jodie McClelland & Dr. Kane Middleton (La Trobe University) – who will discuss some initial findings from their collaborative research with the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and BA into What makes an elite bowler?

Dr. Fraser Carson (Deakin University) – who will present on his findings on the mental skills used during lawn bowls performance

Mark McMahon (Jackaroos Team psychologist) – an insight into his work with the Jackaroos

Michael Beaumont (Education and Training Coordinator – Bowls Australia) – discussing the changes in grassroots coaching

Peter Brown (HP and Pathways Manager – Bowls Australia) – discussing player preparation in the High Performance pathway

Conference details:

Dates – Wednesday, October 24 to Thursday, October 25

Venue – Mermaid Beach Bowls Club, Gold Coast, Queensland

Cost – $80 – 2-day conference inclusive of; access to all presentations, light refreshments and lunch, dinner at Mermaid Beach BC (Wednesday, October 24)

To register your attendance, visit

For further details, click here to read the information book

August 16, 2018 / by / in

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