Auckland Winter Coaching Programme


10 May 2017

Winter coaching is open to all 1-5 Year bowlers, offering a variety of skills and drills as well as fun game situations. It also offers the opportunity to meet other new bowlers and mix in a fun, friendly environment. Regardless of your current skill level, the emphasis will be upskilling to assist you as you progress through the 1-5 Year ranks.

The winter coaching programme culminates in the much anticipated, end of season tournaments:

Canoe Cup (1-5Yr Men) + Campi Cup (1-5Yr Women) Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th August

ABCA mixed fours (1-5Yr Men and Women) Saturday 26th August (Reserve day 27th August)

NOTE:  entry to the Canoe/Campi Cups and the ABCA tournaments is open only to participants at the Five approved ABCA coaching zones, as specified below.

Some zones are open to more experienced bowlers however only 1-5 Year bowlers will be eligible for the tournaments.

Bowlers are welcome to attend any one of the coaching zones as listed below.

There are also Training Manuals available at each venue and we recommend that these be bought by the participants as they are excellent learning tool.

Convenor:Catherine Bien
Venue: St Heliers Bowling Club, Goldie Street, St Heliers Phone: 575 7594 Mobile: 021-1574508
Starts Saturday 17th June.  Session times 8:45am to 12:00 noon. Price: $35.00 for the 8-week winter programme. This zone is open to 0-8 year bowlers. We have 2 sessions:  Outdoor Technical skills, drills, team game.  Indoor Game tactics, Strategy, Mental skills, Guest speakers.  

Convenor:Ralph Pemberton  
Venue: Howick Bowling Club, 33 Selwyn Street, Howick Phone: 534 8911  
Coaching commences on Saturdays 1st July. Start time is 9:00am. Anybody is welcome. Price: $5.00 per week.

Convenor: Sheryl Johnson  
Venue: Epsom Bowling Club, 77 The Drive, Epsom Phone: 475 9941 Phone 021 0202 8080  
Winter coaching commences at 8:45 each Saturday from 10th June. Coaching is open to J1-8 Year bowlers. Price: $5.00 per week. Open to 0-8 Year bowler. Each week we have technical skills sessions, games for fun and teach some important techniques. Attendees are welcome to continue playing/practicing during the afternoon.

Convenor: Paul Steir  
Venue: New Lynn Bowling  Club, 3 Reid Street, New Lynn Phone: 837 2188   Coaching will commence Saturday 10th June with sessions from 8:30 to 12:00 noon. Price: $5.00 per week. As well as 1-5 Yr bowlers we are able to take prospective bowlers and seniors who want that extra coaching.

Convenor: Denise Samuel
Venue: Hobsonville Bowling Club, 10 Ockleston Landing, Hobsonville Mobile:  022-6769986
Coaching commences on Saturday 17th June. Price:  $3.00 per week plus Raffle. Sessions are from 9:00am to 12:00noon each Saturday. Coaching will continue rain, hail or snow.

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