Winter 2022 Coaching Courses 

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for details of proposed coaching courses and how to register interest for English Bowls Coaching.

Courses and dates for Coach Bowls (Level 1 and Level 2) are on their website -
These include Safeguarding courses (recommended for all coaches) and will be required for club Safeguarding Officers. 

Disability Bowls Event - Information and Taster Day 3rd Dec 10am  - 1pm at Falcon Bowls Club, Chelmsford (click here for more information)

October 2022 - Renew Registrations

It is time for coaches and clubs to renew all coaching registrations

For Coach Bowls : All coaches have recently been contacted with a link to assist renewal. The cost remains at £15.
If you have not received a reminder details can be found via

For EBCS : Membership is renewable as of 1 Oct each year at a cost of £6
Renewal forms can be found at

All coaches are reminded that they should not be involved in coaching unless currently registered with
their organisation(s) and should only coach within their level of qualification for which both Coach Bowls
and EBCS issue relevant insurance.

Disclosure and Barring Service
Coach Bowls : In line with Bowls England policy both level 1 and level 2 Coach Bowls coaches should
now hold a current Enhanced DBS certificate. If you haven’t already obtained yours please contact

EBCS: qualified coaches can obtain an Enhanced DBS by contacting Carol Watt-Sullivan via
English Bowls Coaching Society - Contact

It is recommended that all coaches confirm their registration and DBS by providing a copy of both to
their club secretary, who may then wish to display the Insurance policy within the club

Essex Bowls Coaches Association : Road Shows during the Winter 2022 season

During the 2022 outdoor season the EBCA road show team visited 17 clubs and coached over 500 club

The team, all of which are Coach Bowls and/or EBCS level 2 coaches and hold DBS, provided sessions
aimed at both new and experienced bowlers.

The sessions for new/inexperienced bowlers cover delivery, line, length and purposeful practices. There
is also a Power Point presentation available on Etiquette.

Sessions for the more experienced bowlers and skips included individual fault, bowls ballistics, shot
selection, team play and purposeful practices.

Book your indoor coaching session now the outdoor season is over

If you want more detail’s please Email me via


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 6 level coaches who regularly organise and run courses and events. If you are interested in joining our team please let us know.  

Youth and Disability Bowls Two of our aims  going forward are to set up  active youth bowling across the county and to develop the very best bowling conditions for the disabled bowler. With this in mind we are looking for a someone to work lead on both projects. If you are interested please let us know.

Thank You
Trevor Plank
County Coach
Coach Bowls Co-ordinator

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