Do I need coaching?
“I always play a bit heavy on this green”
“I always play a bit narrow on that hand. I think it’s the bowls
I play with”
I can’t play on the backhand (or the forehand)
“I hate it when they bring the mat right up. I just go to
“I’ll be alright after the first couple of weeks. It normally
takes me about that time to adjust at
the beginning of the season.
“And of course it’s raining, and I just can’t play in the rain”
Do you recognise these comments?
Have you heard them and comments like them many times?
Have you ever found yourself saying any of them, either out loud
or in your mind?
A player said that it doesn’t matter what the game is he
starts to get “butterflies” before a match. It’s excitement and anticipation.
Do you get like that or do you actually start to dread playing
in some matches?
Do you actually dislike playing with certain club colleagues or,
in particular, certain club Skips because you know there’s a weak spot in your
game that they may criticise?
Is it bad enough to make you not want to play in that match?
Ask yourself if you would like a little help to manage
Nobody can make you a Champion but maybe it would be nice to
have just a few “Well Played” comments now and again in your next
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