Included here are various coaching and training programs with specific bowls situations for dealing with anything from pressure to maintaining consistency with your game.
The Coaching Columns which follow are self explanatory.
An Elbows' training session using practice heads to simulate coping with game pressure.
An Elbows' session designed to eliminate distractions by mastering skill shots.
An Elbows' session measuring performance while visualizing the perfect delivery.
Elbows' session where motivation not just wanting to win, but practicing winning habits.
An elbows' session centering on mental toughness and positive belief.
An Elbows' session where driving is a winning option and success under pressure is a habit.
Composure to Draw
An Elbows' session designed for focus on the all-important pre-delivery routine.
An Elbows' session on building
confidence in all skill ratings.
An Elbows' session focusing on setting expectations based on training contributions.
Concentration & Focus
An Elbows' session on what not to do equally as what to do.
An Elbows' session using various head scenarios to explore options.
An Elbows' session exploring where, when and how to use the mat for basic deliveries.
An Elbows' session on persisting with the plan despite difficulty in execution.
Pressure & Restrictions
An Elbows' session where pressure is identified to gain knowledge to apply from training to competition.
Singles Set Play
An Elbows' session on sets play with focus on specific goals.
Drill for consistency
Mastering the Yard On Shot
A Henselite column on gaining high level
training intensity quickly.
A Henselite column on modified singles
games where success gains the advantage.
International lawn bowls coach Lachlan Tighe is shown in Hong Kong in the summer of 2013 working and training with prospective national team players. (Epoch Times)
An Elbows' session on knowing when to use arousal for the best gain.
An Elbows' session focusing on drawing to the ditch by weight and against obstacles.
An Elbows' session to establish line and target weight for consistency. Also Milner's Magic.
Push Bowls, Plug Holes
An Elbows' session on the merit of short bowls, pushing bowls and plugging holes.
Rituals & Routines
An Elbows' session on rituals and routines as tools to aid in focus and consistency.
Skill Rating 2011
An Elbows' session examining the full range of skill ratings.
An Elbows' session on awareness of opportunities.
An Elbows' session on defending, maintaining shots, widening the head and taking opportunities.
An Elbows' session on examining whether we have the right expectations; are they realistic.
November 2012 -'Weight Control'
A Henselite column head scenario with multiple options for weight control and delivery discipline.
April 2011 - 'Weight'
Head scenarios to practice your weight control by feel, outcome and vision.