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06Jan.2023 Last End, Keep The Mat?


23Dec.2022 Thirds At The Head


03Nov.2022 Toilet Break Distractions


14Oct.2022 Singles Superiority


01Oct.2022 Lessons From Lee Schraner


09Sept.2022 Extraordinary Achievers

09July2020 Tactical Defence Is Choice\

06July2020 Kicking Goals: Lessons From Soccer


06Feb.2020 Decision Making: A Learned Skill

31Jan.2020 A Flaw In Your Mental Skill

17Jan.2020 Decision Making = Strategy Plan

23Sept.2019 Game Plan Variations


15Mar.2019 Tactical Wisdom Never Dates

11Mar.2019 Decision Making Knowledge

10Dec.2018 Tactical Fours Training

01Oct.2018 Winners' Strategies

28Sept.2018 Winners Make It Happen 2

24Sept.2018 Winners Make Things Happen

21Sept.2018 Measuring Skill Execution

17Sept.2018 Fours Game Plan 2018

10Sept.2018 Decision Making Training

20April2018 Tactics Explanations

14Aug.2017 Game Situational Awareness

19June2017 Game Plan, Playing Lengths

02Jan.2016 Team Tactics Reviewed

26Dec.2016 Team Tactics Applied

19Dec.2016 Team Tactics Planning

11April2016 Bowls Tactics Explained


04April2016 Tactically Aware In Bowls


14March2016 Tactical Skill Competency


08March2016 Strategies For Fours


29Feb.2016 Skip Thinking (Hardly)


22Feb.2016 Expectations Of Leads


18May15Worldwide Bowls Lessons

An Elbows Website Coaching Column


23Mar15 Game Situation Awareness

An Elbows Squad Coaching Column 


16Mar15Tactical Decision Making

An Elbows Squad Training Column


09Feb15Final End Tactics and Training

An Elbows Squad Training Column


08Dec14Jack & Jacko Training Games

An Elbows Coaching Column


1Aug14 Breaking the losing pattern

Commonwealth Games 2014



May 2010 - 'Tactically on Top'

A Talking Tactically column on applying winning tactics in various situations.



Elbows Squad member and World Champion Judy Nardella.


July 2010 - 'Master Chef - Tactical ingredients to Success'

A Talking Tactically column where good technique without tactical skills spells disaster



Decision Making

An Elbows' training session on tactical decision making in singles and sets play.


Aug 2010 On Line Delivery

Head decisions to make


Oct 2010 On Line Delivery

Decisions for the skip to make



August 2013 -'Knowing all Options'
A Henselite column where practicing all options in a training head leads to competitive success.


April 2013 -'Singles Tactics'
A Henselite column where deliberate practice is key to mastering tactics in singles play.


December 2009 - 'Tactical Skill Decisions'

A practical head scenario for teams to work on options.


May 2009 - 'Tactical skills'

A Henselite column examining multiple options in practice head scenarios.

Decision Making 2012


Decision Options 2011


4Aug14 All Hail Alex the Great

A practice plan inspired by Marshall

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