row of books
  • Home
  • Background
  • Bowls Codes
  • Crown Green
  • Indoor
  • Short Mat
  • Bowling Greens
  • Buying Books
  • Forthcoming Titles
  • Videos
  • DVDs
  • Latest Additions
  • Feedback Form
  • Acknowledgements


Over the last few years the number of conventional books on bowls coaching has been augmented by a number of ebooks (denoted by this symbol ebook icon) that are included in the table below. And don't overlook the relevant titles in the Videos and DVDs sections. In addition, you'll find much helpful information at the following sites:

  • The Bowls Development Alliance is funded by Sport England and supported by Bowls England and the English Indoor Bowling Association Ltd. One of its objectives is the development of a unified coaching framework across the country.

  • The English Bowls Coaches Society (EBCS) exists to develop bowls coaching across all codes of bowls and this site is designed primarily for EBCS coaches and those considering becoming coaches. It includes a very useful section on Purposeful Practices*.

  • Lachlan Tighe's Coaching Column is the location of a wealth of useful information contributed by this internationally renowned Australian coach. Access is provided to each of the monthly articles dating from April 2009.

  • Lawn Bowls Coaching from Bowls South Africa, although obviously written to meet local requirements, has several articles of value to most coaches.

Title   (Click title below) Author, Compiler, etc
Angles of the Green ebook icon Royal New South Wales BA
Be a Better Bowler New Zealand Bowling Assoc
Bolf - Levelling the Playing Field  ebook icon Bill Croft
Bowl with Bryant David Bryant
Bowl to Win David Bryant and Tony Allcock
Bowls Gordon Sargeant
Bowls by Bosisto Glyn Bosisto
Bowls - The Winning Way Julius Sergay
British Crown Green Bowls Coaching Manual - Levels 1 and 2 crown green icon EBCS, BCGBA and Jim Hart
Coaching for All - Levels 1 and 2 English Bowls Coaches Society
Coaching for All - Level 3 English Bowls Coaches Society
Coaching Young Players English Bowls Coaches Society
Coaching Lawn Bowls - A Manual for Beginner Coaches Clarrie Willis
4 Steps to Success in Lawn Bowls: Step 1 - Strategic Competence Stephen Forrest
4 Steps to Success in Lawn Bowls: Step 2 - Technical Excellence Stephen Forrest
4 Steps to Success in Lawn Bowls: Step 3 - Emotional and Mental Discipline Stephen Forrest
Guide to Improving English Bowls Coaches Society
Gyrostatic Technique ebook icon Macka Jensen
How to Play Lawn Bowls - The Centre Line Method George H Claridge
iKeys Ricky Dunne
It's Just a Draw ebook icon Peter Miles
Lawn Bowls - The Australian Way Jack Pollard
Lawn Bowls Coaching for Players and Coaches ebook icon Robert Huddle
Lawn Bowls - New Techniques for Beginners and Champions Bob Purcell
Purposeful Practice Handbook, The Alan Cox
Rob Judson: Lawn Bowls Coaching ebook icon * Rob Judson
Successful Lawn Bowls John Dobbie and Wal Davies
Thinking Outside the Mat Ricky Dunne