EBCS Level 1 Course: For reasons beyond our control the EBCS level 1 course planned for Falcon Indoor Bowling Club, Chelmsford on 21/22 May and 11 Jun has had to be postponed. This course will be rearrange as soon as possible The good news is their will be charges for this course when it runs other than £8 for the relevant EBCS booklet and £15 EBCS registration for on successful completion. Full details will be published later.
EBCS Level 2: We are currently in the process of organising this course. Details to follow ASAP.
EBCS Level 3 : We have arranged for Mr Vic Waite, EBCS Head Coach , to run a level 3 course at Falcon on Sun 12 Jun. Following this day coaching there will be some work to complete back at clubs before a testing day. This course is only open to EBCS level 2 coaches who have been qualified for over 18months . Places on this course are very restricted so if your interested email Essexbowlscoaching@gmail.com as soon as possible for full details This course is free. All participants on this course will also be invited to complete a first Aid course. This is also free.
Please note : Participation on any of the above courses is on condition that attendees register with Essex Bowls Coaches Association and undertake to obtain an Advanced DBS Certificate. Membership to EBCA is free , DBS costs £15 -£20 .
Coach Bowls Level 1 & 2 Courses : We have an Essex based level 1 course beginning 9th June with assessment day on 23 July, and a level 2 beginning on 20 Aug with assessment on 15 Oct. Full details are on the Coach Bowls Web site Course Booking - Coach Bowls. Both course involve both Zoom and practical work at Falcon . Please Note All CB Level 2 coaches are now required to have or obtain an Advance DBS check on completion of the course. Level 1 coaches currently have till October then they will have to do the same as level 2.
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 YouTrevor PlankCounty CoachCoach Bowls Co-ordinator.