Waldegrave Park, Aldwickbury Crescent, Harpenden AL5 5SA


Free coaching is available to all new and existing members and this can be done on an individual basis or at planned coaching sessions arranged throughout the year.

For newcomers, equipment, in the first instance, will be provided and all that is asked is that if possible you bring along a pair of flat soled shoes or trainers for wearing when playing on the green. Introductory coaching sessions for all new bowlers are scheduled.

The club has seven coaches who are all qualified English Bowls Coaching Society or Bowls Development Alliance coaches, who can assist both beginners and experienced players who wish to improve their bowling skills. All our coaches are certified against the National DBS database. The coaches are:

Trevor Clark  - Head coach and Level 3 coach

Linda Burfot           
Jack Longdon   
Bob Pomeroy 
Maralyn PomeroyMaralyn Pomeroy

Roy Avery

Christine Vickers

Ann Chaplin.

To arrange coaching sessions, contact any of the club coaching team directly. Details are on the Coaching notice board.

Bad bowling habits are easy to pick up but very difficult to get rid of

This video demonstrates both grip and delivery technique. For Indoor Bowls reduce the backswing and step forward to adjust weight for the conditions.

This video demonstrates how to work out the aiming point for your bowls. With experience this becomes automatic.

This video shows a number of common faults we all experience at some time and is where our coaches are of great help to remedy these faults.

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