Hong Kong Lawn Bowls Association

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Application – Level 1 Lawn Bowls Coach (Issued on 8/9/22)

MEMORANDUM

TO

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All Bowls Convenors

FROM

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Claudius Lam

DATE

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September 7, 2022

SUBJECT

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Application – Level 1 Lawn Bowls Coach

In an effort to further strengthen our coaching resources, we are now inviting interested bowlers to apply for the position of lawn bowls coach.

The basic requirements for the applicants are:

  1. At least five years of bowling experience, and should have played at least 50% of the games in the HKLBA premier league in each season in the past five years (2017-2021); and
  2. Should have gained at least FOUR points annually from National Competitions in three of the last five years (2017-2021) [see attached name lists please]; and
  3. Age 18 and above; and
  4. Recommended by the applicant’s club lawn bowls convenor and a qualified coach who is on the existing HKLBA Coach List; and
  5. Pleasant personality and be willing to help develop the sport; and
  6. Physically fit to conduct training courses under demanding environment.

Once your application has been received a screening process will be conducted by HKLBA’s Coaching Panel.  The successful applicants will then undergo a 3-hour course and an assessment (interview & skill test) by HKLBA.  Having passed the assessment, applicants have to enroll in “Foundation Certificate in Sports Coaching Theory” by Hong Kong Sports Institute before they are awarded a certificate of Level One Coach by HKLBA.

Details of the Foundation Certificate course can be found at the website of Hong Kong Coaching Committee at https://www.hkcoaching.com/en/news/index-id-73.html.

Please note that the first lecture is scheduled on Friday October 14, 2022 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Olympic House in Causeway Bay for the successful candidates, and the assessment is tentative set for Saturday November 5 and November 12, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., venue to be confirmed.

The enrollment fee for the training course and assessment organised by HKLBA is HK$500, another HK$500 will be charged for a 2-training course practice (total 32 hours) arranged by HKLBA afterwards.  Details will be advised in the notification letter for successful candidates.

Any bowler who is interested and eligible please complete the attached form and return to HKLBA by email ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) on or before September 27, 2022.  Entry form can be downloaded at HKLBA home page www.hklba.org.

On behalf of The Hong Kong Lawn Bowls Association

Claudius Lam

Vice President –Technical

(Memo) (Eligible Men List) (Eligible Women List) (Application Form)