Coaching

Coaching

03/31/14

Inaugural World Bowling Coach Conference concludes in Arlington, Texas

Paeng Nepomuceno becomes the 25th active USBC Gold coach and the first from Asia

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After three days of seminars and discussions featuring the top bowling coaches in the world, the inaugural World Bowling Coach Conference came to a close at the International Training and Research Center in Arlington, Texas, on Sunday. The conference was held in conjunction with World Bowling, the world governing body for the sport. The conference drew nearly 100 coaches, including 15 of the 24 active USBC Gold coaches, and 28 countries were represented.

Coaching

03/29/14

Tenpin Bowling Australia partners with USBC on Coaching Program

2014TBAUSBCCoaching_small.jpgTenpin Bowling Australia (TBA) has announce its partnership with the United States Bowling Congress to provide programs to train and certify bowling coaches. The USBC Coaching Certification and Development programs provide coaches of all levels with the materials necessary to give them the best opportunities for coaching. Certification programs teach current and aspiring bowling coaches the skills necessary to build a strong coaching career.

Coaching

03/28/14

World Bowling Coach Conference is underway

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The inaugural World Bowling Coach Conference kicked off at the International Training and Research Center and top coaches from throughout the world will be in Arlington through the weekend to take part in seminars and discussions. The conference is being held in conjunction with World Bowling (the World Tenpin Bowling Association), the world governing body for the sport. The ITRC staff, led by Team USA head coach Rod Ross, is hosting the educational conference.

USBC Caching

02/14/14

ITRC to conduct, host World Bowling Coach Conference

2014WBCConferenceLogo_small.jpg 2013BowlingITRCLogo_small.jpgThe International Training and Research Center will conduct and host the World Bowling Coach Conference next month, bringing together some of the greatest coaches in the sport. In conjunction with the World Tenpin Bowling Association, the world governing body for the sport, the ITRC staff will host the educational conference on March 28-30.

Coaching

02/13/14

Public invited to submit coaching material for Global Coaching System

2014WBCConferenceLogo_small.jpg The International Training and Research Center in Arlington, Texas, will host the inaugural World Bowling Coach Conference from March 28-30 and one key topic for discussion will be the establishment of a Global Coaching System. Over the past few months, the World Tenpin Bowling Association was solicited feedback on the coaching certification programs that exist at the federation level. Now, WTBA is seeking feedback from all coaches on their training systems.

USBC Coaching

01/17/14

ITRC gets cutting-edge technology with Google Glass

By Lucas Wiseman, USBC Communications

20140117RodRossGopgleGlass_small.jpg The International Training and Research Center has always been on the cutting edge of technology and with the introduction of Google Glass that trend has continued. Rod Ross (pictured), director of the ITRC and Team USA head coach, recently received Google Glass, which is a tiny computer mounted onto an eyeglass frame. The wearable device can be used for hands-free video recording, which will help with coaching and training. Team USA member Mike Fagan had the opportunity to test it out.

Coaching

01/10/14

Inaugual World Bowling Coach Conference scheduled for March 28th - 30th in Arlington, Texas

Three Days - Renowned Bowling Coaches - The Ultimate Facility

2014WBCConferenceLogo_small.jpg Bowling coaches around the world are invited to the International Training and Research Center (ITRC) in Arlington, Texas, to take part in the inaugural World Bowling Coach Conference. In conjunction with World Bowling (the World Tenpin Bowling Association), the world governing body for the sport, the ITRC staff will host the educational conference that will be beneficial for all bowling coaches, with an emphasis on team coaching and ball motion. Learn from some of the best from around the world!

USBC Coaching

12/23/13

USBC Coaching renames Gold Coach Award for Fred Borden

2013USBGoldAwardFredBorden_small.jpg The award presented to coaches who complete Gold certification through the United States Bowling Congress Coaching Certification and Development has been renamed in honor of USBC Hall of Fame coach Fred Borden (pictured). USBC Gold is the highest level of certification a bowling coach can achieve and coaches will receive the Fred Borden USBC Gold Coach Award upon earning Gold status. Borden served as Team USA coach for a total of 12 years, taking the reins from 1989-1996 and again from 2000-2003.

Macau, China

12/10/13

USBC Gold coach Paeng Nepomuceno holds first coaching seminar in Macau, China

201312PaengMacauSeminar1_small.jpg Four-time Bowling World Cup champion and USBC Gold Level coach Paeng Nepomuceno (pictured with his students) recently concluded an exclusive Level One and Bronze Level coaching seminar in Macau, China. The Macau seminar, which was held at the government-owned state-of-the-art Cotai Bowling center at the Macau Sports Complex, was co-organized by the Macau Bowling Association. It was Paeng's third coaching seminar in the year 2013.

Philippines

11/12/13

Paeng holds International Coaching Seminars while Super Typhoon "Haiyan" hits The Philippines

USBC Gold Coach Paeng Nepomuceno holds International Level One and Bronze Level Seminars in Manila from November 8-10

2011AUSMPaengNepomuceno_small.jpgUSBC International Bowling Ambassador and Gold Level coach Paeng Nepomuceno (pictured) held USBC International Level One and Bronze Level Seminars in Manila while Super Typhoon "Haiyan", the strongest typhoon in the world this year and possibly the most powerful ever to hit land smashed into the Philippines. The seminars ran from November 8-10 and the participants came from Bahrain, Malaysia, Vietnam and the Philippines. The seminar started on Friday, just hours after Haiyan made landfall.

Coaching

10/22/13

ITRC to host inaugural World Bowling Coach Conference in March 2014

One key topic for discussion will be the establishment of a Global Coaching System

2013BowlingITRCLogo_small.jpgThe best bowling coaches in the world are invited to the International Training and Research Center (ITRC) in Arlington, Texas, next March to take part in the inaugural World Bowling Coach Conference. In conjunction with World Bowling (the World Tenpin Bowling Association), the world governing body for the sport, the ITRC staff will host the educational conference on March 28-30, 2014. One key topic for discussion will be the establishment of a Global Coaching System.

USBC Coaching

09/28/13

USBC Coaching makes impact at WTBA World Championships

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The global reach of the USBC Coaching Certification and Development department was on full display at the recent WTBA World Championships. The prestigious event, which took place Aug. 16-30 in Henderson, Nev., not only featured the sport of bowling's top players but also its top coaches. There were 24 active USBC certified coaches helping guide the world's best bowlers from 46 countries.

United States

08/01/13

BWAA past president and life member John Jowdy passes away

PBA Hall of Famer and coaching pioneer was 93; led Bowling Writers Association of America in 1996

ImageProfessional Bowlers Association Hall of Famer and pioneer bowling coach John Jowdy (pictured) of El Cajon, Calif., died today of natural causes. He was 93. Jowdy was inducted into the PBA Hall of Fame in 1988 primarily for his coaching contributions but was also a prolific bowling writer and bowling industry advocate. He was president of the Bowling Writers Association of America in 1996 and was later voted a Life Member of the organization. Most recently he was inducted into the Bowling Coaches Hall of Fame in 2010.

Coaching

07/04/13

Paeng Nepomuceno earns USBC Gold Coach status

2013USBCGoldCoachPaengNepomuceno_small.jpg Paeng Nepomuceno of the Philippines (pictured), one of most regarded international competitors and coaches in the world of bowling, recently earned Gold level coaching validation through USBC Coaching Certification and Development. USBC Gold is the highest certification for coaches, much like receiving a doctorate in a field of study. Paeng is one of 25 active coaches to currently hold the designation.

Coaching

06/25/13

Jeri Edwards inducted into Bowling Coaches Hall of Fame during Bowl Expo

Former Team USA Head Coach becomes first female inductee; Billy Sixty and Sid Greenberg join Trailblazers

2013CoachesHoFJeriEdwards_small.jpg Jeri Edwards (pictured) was inducted into the Bowling Coaches Hall of Fame during International Bowl Expo in a ceremony Monday, June 24, at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. Edwards is the sixth inductee and the first woman to join the elite new Hall of Fame, which began in 2008. In addition to selecting one outstanding active coach each year, the Coaches Hall of Fame adds early pioneers who laid the foundation for modern coaches. Joining the list of Trailblazers this year are Billy Sixty and Sid Greenberg.

Coaching

05/03/13

Paeng Nepomuceno: Mastering the Mental Game

Due to the overwhelming response of the May 1 seminar, another seminar is scheduled for Saturday, May 25, at Paeng's Midtown Bowl in Metro Manila, Philippines

20130503MasteringMentalGamePoster_small.jpg After more than four decades in bowling and 124 titles in five continents, Philippine bowling legend Paeng Nepomuceno has been sharing the secrets of his success with his fellow bowling athletes and coaches. The Mastering the Mental Game seminar, which was held on Wednesday, May 1, at Paeng's Midtown Bowl in Metro Manila, Philippines, attracted USBC Bronze and Silver level coaches as well as a mix of veteran and youth bowlers. Due to the overwhelming response, Paeng has scheduled another seminar for Saturday, May 25, at the same venue.

Coaching

01/23/13

Nepomuceno starts 2013 with USBC Silver Seminar in Manila, Philippines

20130116SilverSeminarManila_small.jpgUSBC coach, instructor and international ambassador Rafael "Paeng" Nepomuceno has conducted a USBC Silver Level Seminar in Manila, Philippines, January 14 to 16. The seminar was held at Paeng's Midtown Bowl with five Filipino coaches participating in the elite class. Nepomuceno is a living legend in his country after winning 124 career titles all over the world. It was the first USBC seminar held by USBC's busiest international coach in the year 2013.

USBC Coaching

12/06/12

Stephen Padilla earns USBC Gold-level coaching status

2012USBCGoldCoachStephenPadilla_small.jpgStephen Padilla (pictured) of Mansfield, Texas, has logged more than a decade of experience as a certified bowling coach and recently reached the pinnacle of his field by earning Gold-level coaching status from the USBC Coaching Certification and Development department. Padilla, 36, is a USBC Coaching Specialist at the International Bowling Campus in Arlington, and his primary responsibilities are organizing and conducting Silver certification classes.

Coaching

12/06/12

"International Art of Bowling" launches The Circle membership

IABMasterYourCraftLogo_small.jpg The International Art of Bowling (IAB), which was established in August 2010 by USBC Gold coach Ron Hoppe and USBC Silver coaches, Jason Belmonte and Diandra Asbaty, has announced today the launch of The Circle membership, a special membership tier that offers added benefits and features. The trio boasts more than 80 years of bowling and coaching experience that includes success at the youth, collegiate, international and professional levels.

Hong Kong

06/20/12

Hong Kong Sports Institute signs Co-operative Agreement with USBC

Organizations partner in exchange of high performance training, sports medicine and sports science research, testing and scientific data

20120619HKSIUSBCSigningCeremony_small.jpgThe Hong Kong Sports Institute (HKSI) today signed a co-operative agreement with the United States Bowling Congress (USBC). Thanks to the Hong Kong Tenpin Bowling Congress who facilitated the link, the signing signifies the establishment of a long term partnership between the HKSI and the USBC in the exchange of high performance training, sports medicine and sports science research, testing and scientific data.

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