16 Results for tag: Chris Lovell

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

Community Coaches on Cue

Snooker enthusiasts from Australia, Hong Kong and the UK achieved their community WPBSA World Snooker Coach certification recently at Gloucester's South West Snooker Academy. The one-day course is aimed at introducing people to snooker coaching to support the continued growth of the sport throughout the world. The course was led by Chris Lovel and ... More

WPBSA Launches New Coaching Course With 1st4sport Qualifications

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA), through its umbrella organisation the English Partnership for Snooker and Billiards (EPSB) has announced exciting new changes to its accredited snooker coaching programme. The world governing body for snooker and billiards, through its umbrella organization the English Partnership for ... More

PHF Supports Junior Snooker in Scotland

The Paul Hunter Foundation visited Minnesota Fats Snooker Club in Glasgow on the eve of the new Scottish Open to launch a new junior programme for aspiring young snooker players in Scotland. Through a series of new initiatives, the Foundation, with the support of its partners the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) and Scottish ... More