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Green Etiquette
Basic Laws
  • Our team of registered coaches are qualified to coach at all club levels
  • Introduction to Bowls in an informal, fun environment
  • Competitive and team coaching - Skill focused workshops
  • Regular structured coaching sessions (see Coaching Programme)
  • All ages, all abilities – singles, couples and families (Under 18? see Youth Section)
  • Make new friends, play bowls, be active and have fun

Contact the Malden Manor Coaching Team

Coaching Schedule 2022

Bad weather = indoor sessions
Please arrive 20-30 mins before start time
2 hour programme
Date Time Subject Type
Tue 26TH April 2.00pm Casting the jack – includes moving the mat; illegal mat; illegal jack length – Good for leads & singles comps Practise exercises
Sat 30th April 10.00am Finding your line – includes purpose of trial ends; adjusting for jack movement & weighted shots – Good for all Practise exercises
Sat 7th May 10.00am How to adjust your length (weight) – Good for all Practise exercises
Sat 14th May 10.00am Club Open Morning Practise exercises
Sat 21st May 10.00am Delivery analysis – including self-analysis; correction and improvement – Good for all Practise exercises
Sat 28th May 10.00am The roles of Lead and Two – includes key shots & positional bowls – Good for Leads; Two’s & singles comps Practise exercises
Tue 31st May 2.00pm The role of Three (Rink) or Two (Triples) – includes communication & deciding shots – Good for threes Practise through role play
Sat 4th June 10.00am The role of Three (Rink) or Two (Triples) – includes communication & deciding shots - Good for threes Practise through role play
Sat 18th June 10.00am Measuring – includes what is a “dead end” & a “tied end” & what happens when they occur - Good for all Practise measures
Sat 25th June 10.00am The role of skip – includes key shots; head building; head reading & Team building – Good for skips & singles comps Practise through role play
Tue 28th June 2.00pm The role of skip – includes key shots; head building; head reading & Team building - Good for skips & singles comps Practise through role play
Sat 9th July 10.00am Head Building & Reading – Good for threes (two’s in triples); skips & singles comps Practise through role play
Sat 16th July 10.00am Communication – understand verbal (terminology) & non verbal (hand signals) used during play – Good for all Practise through role play
Tue 26th July 2.00pm Shot Practise – Nearest the ditch & controlled weight or “hit and stay” – Good for all Practise through role play
Sat 6th Aug 2.00pm Shot Practise – Trailing the jack and Firing – Good for threes; skips & singles comps Practise exercises
All members are welcome to attend coaching sessions and can use the opportunity, with qualified coaches, to focus on any specific areas of the game or to work on any delivery or other issues they have.