Tenpin Bowling Australia
Tenpin Bowling Australia is thrilled to offer its Sporting Schools program, to children across Australia’s school yards.
Tenpin bowling is a fully inclusive and easily adaptable sport that caters for the entire community regardless of age or ability, as well as providing opportunities for participation in a safe, family and community orientated environment.
Tenpin Bowling Australia is pleased to partner with the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) to deliver this $200 million Australian Government initiative to get more children playing more sport.
As the national sporting organisation (NSO) for tenpin bowling, we offer schools and coaches quality programs that encourage children to participate in this great sport.
THE TENPIN BOWLING AUSTRALIA PRODUCT
Tenpin Bowling Sporting Schools is a four week introductory program designed to focus on learning the fundamental skills of the sport in a fun environment. It can be delivered both in your school and in a centre, utilising portable lanes and lightweight rubber bowling balls; making it ideal for primary school children aged from 7 to 12 years old. The program has been designed to assist both coaches and teachers to conduct quality sessions easily, ensuring ongoing participation, skill development, achievement and learning.
The sport of tenpin bowling provides physical and mental health benefits through exercise and social interaction. It is a skill based sport that promotes ongoing progression opportunities, with a focus on general fitness, movement and targeting skills, whilst developing motor skills such as coordination and balance. The sport is inclusive, non-contact, non-gender specific and sun smart. It can be played by anyone of any age, from individuals, through to small and large groups.
TEACHER AND COACHES ARE OUR ASSETS
Tenpin Bowling Australia values the role of teachers not just in the classroom but in the school yard as well. Their enthusiasm for improving children’s lives is often understated. Society places its trust and confidence in teachers who as educators, have one of the most important roles for our children, outside of parents and carers.
Coaches are also a wonderful influence on children throughout their formative years. Coaches are the people who deliver the skills with fun and enjoyment.
The information below is a guide to how schools, coaches and sporting organisations can deliver tenpin bowling within Sporting Schools.
CONTACTContact: Mike Griffith
Phone: 0405 905 300
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