Coaching Corner


Shot selection and head building can be challenging, especially when players are not on the green. However, making good decisions in this area can often be the key difference between winning and losing.

To effectively approach these scenarios, there are three key steps to follow:

  1. Assess the advantages of your current situation and how they can work in your favour.
    Consider the potential disadvantages or risks of your current situation and how they may impact your shot selection.
    Identify four possible shots you could play, in order of preference. If there are not four viable options, challenge yourself to think creatively and outside the box.
  2. Practice the above scenario on the green, a simulation singles game can be helpful to practice the challenging aspects of shot selection.
  3. For more help and tips please reach out to the bowls department to book in a lesson or one on one coaching

We believe that improving your game of lawn bowls is an ongoing journey that requires continuous learning and practice. We offer a range of resources for our club members to help them enhance their skills on the green. From coaching sessions with our experienced and qualified coaches to video tutorials and practice drills, we provide a supportive and nurturing environment that encourages our members to develop their abilities and reach their full potential. Additionally, we have coaching drills on Tuesday mornings lead by Club Coach Max Jaffray from 9:30 am each week. Feel free to have a look through the below resources and tips to improve your game.

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