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Title Coaching Young Players
Compiling body English Bowls Coaching Scheme*
Publisher English Bowls Coaching Scheme*, England
First published 2010
ISBN 978-0-9553990-4-6
Edition reviewed 1st
Hardback/softback Softback
List price £7.50 (includes p&p)
Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
21.0 x 14.7
Number of pages 49
Number of pages with Coloured photos Black & white photos Line drawings
  2 None 20
Synopsis This is the EBCS's latest and lengthiest booklet in its series of coaching manuals - its objective being to support those coaches interested in the development of young players.

Starting with a description of the possible content of short taster sessions, the guide then provides details of an actual 15-session course for young age groups. It then explains how a possible award scheme can be introduced into a long-term programme for those youngsters who maintain an active interest. Finally, for those children who wish to progress their skill levels, detailed examples are provided of two coaching sessions that incorporate purposeful practice and fun within an ordered 2 hour programme.

Very detailed, well illustrated and enhanced with many hints and tips, this booklet should not only meet its objectives in respect of young players, but will provide much valuable material for coaches to use at many other levels.


Details of how to purchase copies of this booklet may be found here.

Also by the English Bowls Coaching Scheme*:

  1. British Crown Green Bowls Coaching Manual - Levels One and Two crown green icon  (in collaboration with the BCGBA)
  2. Coaching for All - Levels One and Two
  3. Coaching for All - Level Three
  4. Guide for Beginners
  5. Guide to Improving
*Now known as the English Bowls Coaches Society