Coaches Corner

Welcome to the Coach’s Corner, your go-to resource for improving your lawn bowls skills through text-based tutorials! Whether you’re a seasoned bowler seeking to refine your technique or a newcomer eager to learn the basics, you’ll find valuable insights and practical advice to elevate your game on the green.

Tutorial: Perfecting Your Delivery Technique

In this tutorial, we’ll break down the key components of a successful delivery technique, covering everything from stance and grip to follow-through.

Step 1: Stance

  • Position yourself on the mat with your feet shoulder-width apart.
  • Align your body perpendicular to your target, with your non-bowling arm extended forward for balance.

Step 2: Grip

  • Hold the bowl with your dominant hand, placing your fingers in the grip holes.
  • Keep your grip firm but relaxed, ensuring you maintain control throughout your delivery.

Step 3: Backswing

  • Bring the bowl back smoothly and steadily, keeping it close to your body.
  • Avoid swinging your arm too far back, as this can lead to inconsistencies in your delivery.

Step 4: Delivery

  • Step forward with your non-bowling foot, transferring your weight onto your front foot as you release the bowl.
  • Keep your eyes focused on your target and follow through with your arm to maintain momentum.

Step 5: Follow-through

  • After releasing the bowl, allow your arm to continue its natural motion towards your target.
  • Avoid pulling your arm back too quickly, as this can affect the accuracy and consistency of your delivery.

Practice these steps regularly to perfect your delivery technique and enhance your overall performance on the green.

Tutorial: Mastering the Draw Shot

Learn the fundamentals of the draw shot, one of the most essential skills in lawn bowls. Discover how to assess the green, adjust your line and weight, and execute the perfect draw to get your bowl closer to the jack with each shot. Our coaches will guide you through each stage of the process, offering insights and techniques to improve your accuracy and control.

Drill: Line and Length Practice

Improve your accuracy and control with this line and length practice drill. Set up a target on the green and challenge yourself to consistently deliver your bowls with the right line and weight to reach your desired destination. Our coaches will provide guidance on how to adjust your delivery and refine your technique to achieve optimal results.

Q&A: Ask the Coaches

Have a question about strategy, technique, or anything else related to lawn bowls? Submit your questions to our coaching team, and we’ll provide expert answers and insights to help you overcome any challenges you may be facing on the green. Whether you’re struggling with consistency or looking for tactical advice, our coaches are here to support you on your journey to improvement.

Featured Coach: Meet the Experts

Get to know our team of experienced coaches, each with a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the world of lawn bowls. Learn more about their backgrounds, coaching philosophies, and areas of specialization, and discover how they can help you achieve your goals on the green. From former champions to seasoned veterans, our coaches are dedicated to helping you reach your full potential as a bowler.

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Explore the Coach’s Corner and take your game to the next level with expert guidance and support from the team at Warminster Bowling Club.