9 Results for tag: Coaching

WPBSA Launches Coach Locator

The WPBSA has today launched a new interactive service which will help those looking to access snooker and billiards coaching locate their nearest accredited WPBSA World Snooker coach. Available here at WPBSA.com, the 'Find a Coach' facility invites users to provide a location, following which they will be presented with a selection of coaches sorted by ... More

Snooker Class Success in Wakefield

A successful children’s snooker academy reaches its summer break this weekend in West Yorkshire, but will return bigger and better than ever come September. The ‘Snooker Class’ was launched by WPBSA World Snooker coach Anthony Hebblethwaite at St Michael’s Snooker Club, Wakefield, following a successful application for funding from the Paul ... More

World Billiards Launches New Coaching Scheme

Earlier this week World Billiards announced their new World Billiards Coaching Scheme, as approved and supported by the WPBSA. The course will be led by  WPBSA World Snooker coaches Martin Goodwill and Phillip Welham. The long-term goal of the scheme is to create a network of qualified coaches around the world to grow the game of English Billiards and ... More

New 2016 Coaching Dates Annouced

The WPBSA has announced further dates for its accredited snooker coaching programmes for 2016. Level One Certificate in Snooker – Community WPBSA World Snooker Coach The level one course will be held on Sunday 9th October 2016 at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds. This level is aimed at equipping candidates with the skills to organise a ... More

Lincoln Snooker Club Launches Saturday Snooker School

Two WPBSA World Snooker coaches are set to launch a new coaching programme at the Lincoln Snooker Club next month as they look to help increase participation in the area and beyond. Dean Christopher and former English Six Red champion Matt Lee have devised a Saturday Coaching Club that will be open to people of all ages, at which they will ... More

Reach Into Coaching with the WPBSA

The WPBSA is pleased to announce that it has now signed up to support the Reach campaign within the UK. Run by sports coach UK, the campaign aims to inspire more women across the country to get involved with sports coaching and to help ensure that female coaches are properly supported. As part of its coaching programme the WPBSA is committed ... More

Teachers On Cue For Coaching Programme

Teachers from Sheffield’s primary, secondary and specialist schools attended part one of the WPBSA World Snooker Coach Coaching Certificate recently as part of the 2015/16 Sheffield Cue Zone into Schools Championship. Teaching representatives spent the day with six time World Snooker Champion Steve Davis and leading coach Andrew Highfield, ... More

Pros Lead The Way On Coaching Course

Snooker professionals Peter Lines and Igor Figueiredo, former pro John Astley and former billiards champion Ian Williamson recently graduated as WPBSA World Snooker Coaches, with 16 other delegates from countries such as Austria, Sri Lanka, Brazil and Holland. The two-day course was held at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds and led by Steve ... More

WPBSA Coaching Seminar

Snooker’s governing body the WPBSA staged a Coaching Seminar in Sheffield on Friday evening, attended by a record number of official coaches. Renowned psychiatrist Professor Steve Peters, who is often one of Ronnie O’Sullivan’s cornermen, gave a presentation about his book The Chimp Paradox. There were updates on WPBSA sports ... More