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Welcome to the October 2014 edition titled ‘Pressure - Training to Cope’ provided by internationally renowned coach, Lachlan Tighe. Find out more about Lachlan and his coaching achievements here.


Pressure– training to cope
Changing the head
Skip & 3rd together & have series 8 attempts at each option of right forehand at minimum, where all black bowls are approx. mat length from jack, then swap,
Option- drive to push closest yellow bowl into the jack and continue onto the ditch bowl
Option- up shot to push between yellow bowls into the black and our bowl near the jack,
Swap, then when partner complete, 8 backhand attempts at each options next
Option- up shot to push between yellow & black bowl onto the jack
Option- drive to push yellow bowl into the jack and over onto the ditch bowl
Over time, try these options at all lengths – min/ med/ maximum

& same optional attempts for below diagram
diagram where we are yellow and already have lost a bowl in the ditch


Drawing to reduce, or, gain shot- two objectives.
Same two heads above, practice to draw both backhand and forehand to meet objectives.
 

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Lachlan Tighe email l.a.tighe@bigpond.com mob.0409 532 953
 

2014
 

September 2014 - Mental Toughness

August 2014 - Going, Going...Gone

July 2014 - Masterclass Coaching

June 2014 - Missing Opportunities

May 2014 - We Don't Need Coaches

April 2014 - Five Years On

March 2014 - Winners Win with Leadership

February 2014 - Keeping Your Cool

January 2014 - Player Self Appraisal

2013

December 2013 - Skill Intensity Program

November 2013 - Singles Serve

October 2013 - Weight Control Delivery

September 2013 - Team Cohesion, Selection

August 2013 - Knowing the Options

July 2013 - Coaching is Communication

June 2013 - Warriors

May 2013 - World Champions Reactions

April 2013 - Singles Tactics

March 2013 - Winning Pennant Finals

February 2013 - Training to win

January 2013 - ...Finally, Selectors

2012

December 2012 - Deliberate Practice

November 2012 - Weight Control Delivery Discipline

October 2012 - Using the Second in a Fours Team

September 2012 - Pennant Team Pep Talk

August 2012 - Skill Audit

July 2012 - Skill Audit

June 2012 - Teamwork

May 2012 - One percenters

April 2012 - Trust

March 2012 - Lessons Learnt

February 2012 - Stop watch decisions workshop

January 2012 - Lessons learnt from attending the BA Hall of Fame Inaugural Award Night

2011

October 2011 - Positivity, Self Belief, Mental Toughness

August/Septemeber 2011 - Alert

April 2011 - Sensory Awareness

March 2011 - Attitude in Teams

2010

December 2010 - Caterpillar Program

November - Decision Options

October - Lachlan was in Dehli for the Commonwealth Games

September - Slow Green Drill

August - Decisions to Make

July - The Summit - Player Awareness

June - Pressure

May - Mastering the Yard On Shot

April - Consistency

March - Lessons Learnt 

February - Mind Games

2009

December - Tactical Skill Decisions

November - What Bowlers Need to Succeed

October - A Winner's Menu

September - Training Skills for Thirds and Skips

August - Training Skills for Leads and Seconds

July - Attributes of Elite Bowlers

June - Goals

May - Tactical Skill

April - Pre-Delivery Routine