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  1. May 2008 Club Pennant Performances - a Reality

    Lachlan Tighe…..Talking tactically
    Weekly coaching column
    (May 2008 column) Attitude: all about practising habits



    Club Pennant Performances – a Reality


    I am surprised to be writing on this topic choice for this column as it comes because I had numerous clubs contact me this past month to discuss club coaching, specifically to ask what their club has to do to go another level higher in pennant competition.


    In all ...
  2. April 2008 Measuring team, developing tactically'

    Lachlan Tighe…..Talking tactically
    Weekly coaching column

    (April 2008 column)
    ‘Measuring team, developing tactically’

    The situation that follows is familiar to all of us who are in a fours team whatever the level of competition. Let us assume it is a pennant game of 25 ends which will have long periods of time if you are losing.

    Beforehand your team sets out to win, no surprises so far. The Skip as always says to us let us see how we are going ...
  3. February 2008 EFFECTIVE TEAMS = WINNING TEAMS

    Lachlan Tighe…..Talking tactically
    Weekly coaching column


    (February 2008 column)



    Attitude: all about practising habits 1

    ‘EFFECTIVE TEAMS = WINNING TEAMS’ Winning a major (teams) event is a hard slog. It probably requires 5*6 successive early
    round victories. All against quality opposition.


    Somewhere in those 5*6 rounds one or all of the team is going to ‘go walkies’, lose confidence, have a ...
  4. April 2007 How World champions prepare- Nardella going up a notch

    Lachlan Tighe…..Talking tactically
    Weekly coaching column

    (column 201, April 2007 a view on bowls coaching)
    Web Column TACTICALLY TALKING How World champions prepare- Nardella going up a Notch


    Though I stopped writing a coaching column last October 2006, I have to let you bowlers share the final thoughts discussions and preparation for Judy (Nardella) who last week won the world women's singles indoor title.

    Lets remember this lady is ...
  5. October 2006 Generosity of Spirit (column 200)

    Lachlan Tighe…..Talking tactically
    Weekly coaching column

    (column 200, October 2006 a view on bowls coaching)
    Generosity of Spirit

    John Snell is one of the icons of the fabulous game we enjoy, bowls. Icons by definition are both rare and great. I attended his recent September presentation at Montmorency club and on this 200th and final column edition, I wish to make reference to anecdotes to show the value I have gained from knowing John and the following ...
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