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Bantham & Ongar Bowls club (Under New Management/Committee)


Invites your members to our

Bowlswear Direct Roadshow

Saturday 20th May

10:30 am. To 15:30 pm.

Bar will be open and refreshments available

Essex Bowls Coaching Association (EBCA); Coaching Update May 23

EBCS Level 1 Courses

Essex County Bowling Association policy is to recommend that all clubs have a minimum of two coaches ideally one Coach Bowls and one English Bowls Coaching Society (EBCS).

To help clubs achieve this  the EBCA has arranged the following EBCS Level 1 coaching courses

  1. Falcon Indoor Bowling Club on 2nd, 3rd and 12th May  Completed 

  2. Southminster Bowling Club on 1st , 2nd and 9th Jun  Cancelled 

  3. Chelmsford Bowling Club on 1st , 2nd and 9th July

There are a few places still available on the Chelmsford course. To book a place please email with your name and club.

Each  course is free other than £8 to purchase a EBCS training book and £2 to cover the cost of our handouts etc. On successful completion coaches will be require to register with EBCS and obtain an Enhanced DBS, then register with EBCA. Detail  on how to do this will be provided on each course.

We would like to thank Falcon, Southminster and Chelmsford Bowling Clubs for kindly agreeing to host each course.

Coach Bowls Level 2.

Coach Bowls Level 1 Coaches are reminded that there is  a level 2 course starting on 3 May. Full details are available at www. Cost of the course is £230 however a 50% bursary is available from Bowls England subject to a few conditions . Clubs are encouraged to support coaches by funding part or all of the remaining cost.

Road Shows

The EBCA coaching team will be at the following clubs on the dates noted. If any coach wants to come along and help and refresh their skill they are very welcome . Please email for more details.

13 May : Stock (1st visit)                                                   18 May : Hainault

25 May : Seven Kings                                                          3 Jun : Walthamstow

4 Jun : Stock (2nd Visit)                                                      7 Jun : Castle Hedingham

16 Jun : Witham                                                    24 Jun : Loughton (1st Visit)

26 Jun : Loughton (2nd visit)                                              30 Jun : Danbury

14 July Shoebury Park 

20 July : West Mersey                                                        22 Jun : Haynes Park

If you are not listed and want a Roadshow at your club  please get in touch ASAP

Thank You

Trevor Plank

Essex County Coach/Coach Bowls Co-Ordinator

Essex Coaching Policy.

All coaches are reminded that as from 1st April they have to be registered with the EBCA to coach in Essex. 

Any coach who has not done so can do so via the form on this website. If you have problems let us know and we will email you  manual form. 

To register you must be currently registered with your coaching authority and hold a current enhanced DBS. 



Coaching Update 

Safeguarding :  All Coaches are strongly recommended to complete a Safeguarding course as soon as possible. Details on Coach Bowls Website Course Booking -  

EBCA Coaching Positions : As a growing organisation we are continually looking to increase our active membership so that we can offer more to our clubs and coaches. We currently have a team of 8 Coach Bowls and/or EBCS level 2 coaches who regularly organise and run courses and events. If you are interested in joining our team please let us know.  

Thank You
Trevor Plank
County Coach
Coach Bowls Co-ordinator

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