19 Results for tag: Chris Lovell

WPBSA Coaching Case Study: Chris Lovell

As UK Coaching Week 2019 continues, today we take a look at a case study outlining the work being carried out by WPBSA Coaching Consultant Chris Lovell with players from our World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) circuit and the World Women's Snooker Tour. Coach name: Chris Lovell Case Study: David and Michelle Baker "David Baker has been a ... More

Landmark WPBSA / EBSA Coaching Development

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) and the European Billiards & Snooker Association (EBSA) have just completed the first European Coaching Course to accredit EBSA coaches with WPBSA World Snooker Level 1 coaching accreditation at the Crowne Plaza in Belgrade, Serbia. Chris Lovell (WPBSA Coaching Consultant) held a ... More

New Level 3 Advanced Level Coaching Certificate Announced

The World Professional Snooker and Billiards Association (WPBSA) has announced the launch of a new coaching certificate aimed at elite coaches to support the continued growth of snooker in modern-day sport. Become a snooker coach Find a snooker coach In partnership with 1st4sport Qualifications, the UK’s leading sports qualifications awarding ... More

WPBSA Hosts 2018 Coaching Seminar

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) hosted its latest annual coaching seminar last Friday at the Betfred World Championship in Sheffield. The evening was headlined by former world champion Ken Doherty, who spoke about his career in the sport and answered questions from the floor. There was also an update presentation by ... More

MENCAP Expands Snooker Sessions in Yorkshire

A snooker group for people with learning disabilities in Doncaster, South Yorkshire has gone from strength to strength in recent months. Organised by the Royal Mencap Society in partnership with snooker’s world governing body the WPBSA, the initiative is the expansion of a project initially launched in Sheffield in November 2016. Following the ... More

Scottish Stars Lead Community Coaching Award

Scottish snooker stars John Higgins, Anthony McGill, Marcus Campbell and leading referee Leo Scullion recently joined 11 budding snooker coaches in taking part in the WPBSA’s latest Community Coaching Award. The one-day course was hosted by the Johnston family who own Minnesota Fats Snooker Club in Glasgow. In April 2017 a landmark partnership ... More

Snooker Coaches Achieve 1st4sport Success

A further five WPBSA World Snooker coaches have achieved the new 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Snooker Coaching. The new qualification was launched in April this year and to date 50 new or existing coaches have so far undertaken an initial training programme. To attain the qualification coaches must work in the field with two levels of player, ... More

Snooker Coaches Achieve 1st4sport Success

Five WPBSA World Snooker coaches have achieved the new 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Snooker Coaching. The new qualification was launched in April this year with 43 new or existing coaches having so far undertaken an initial training programme. To attain the qualification coaches must work in the field with two levels of player, completing a ... More

WPBSA Supports MAHDLO Youth Zone

The WPBSA coaching team recently held its latest WPBSA World Snooker Level 1 Coaching course at the Mahdlo Youth Zone in Oldham. Mahdlo is a registered charity based in Oldham, Greater Manchester, which offers a range of activities for people aged from 8-19 (increasing to 25 for young people with a disability) and aims to raise aspirations and support ... More

1st4sport Snooker Coaching Course Success

Delegates from Finland, China, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Australia, Canada and the UK recently attended the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester to undertake the 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Snooker Coaching in order to be recognised as a WPBSA World Snooker Coach. The course is delivered by the English Partnership for Snooker and Billiards, an ... More