USA Bowling Free Coaching Seminar at Lakeside Recreation Center September 3, 2023

USA Bowling Level 1 Coaching Seminar

Where: Lakeside Recreation Center

Date/Time: September 3, 2023, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

Coach: Michael Jacobs USBC Bronze Level

We are encouraging anyone interested in coaching the sport of bowling for the 2023-2024 fall season to attend this free event!

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In any sport, a coach needs to have a solid foundation of knowledge.

The USBC Coaching Level I online training covers bowling fundamentals. Topics include:

  • Roles and responsibilities of a coach
  • Progression of skills from two-handed delivery to the basic four-step approach
  • Sport safety
  • Maintaining a positive teaching approach and environment
  • Strikes and spares
  • Keeping score
  • Adding fun to your youth program
  • An overview of programs and opportunities

Must be:

  • At least 13 years of age
  • If 18 years of age or older and a United States citizen (including U.S. Territories and U.S. Armed Forces), you must be approved through the Registered Volunteer Program (RVP).
    • Current USBC member
    • SafeSport Training (free to USBC members, refresher course required once a year)
    • Criminal background screening ($30 for two years)

Please note: The Level I test will not be granted if you are required to be USBC Registered Volunteer. It is important to read and understand all the materials before taking the Level I online test. Users will be given two attempts to pass the test; additional attempts will require a $5 retest fee.

The USA Bowling Coaching program executes approximately 50 FREE seminars each year throughout the country with a goal of teaching those in attendance the basic skills needed to teach the fundamentals of bowling to youths!  Any and everyone who wants to learn more about how to teach the fundamentals of bowling to youth is welcome to join us at this FREE USA Bowling Coaching seminar.

Seminars are free to attend and each attendee can access the materials at The materials are developed by the USBC Coaching Development team. These materials include:

Manual - Over 140 pages of curriculum which includes everything from the coaching philosophy to physical game techniques and basic skill drills

8-week lesson plan – An easy to follow 14-page guide coaches may take on-lane from week-to-week and watch their bowlers progress through this readily developed lesson plan

Quick Reference Guide 1 & 2 - Double sided laminated sheets that feature a glossary of terms, on-lane drills, and fundamentals


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