The Bronze coaching accreditation is the second level of accreditation within the TBA Coaching Framework. The Bronze course is a multi platform including a face to face component, on lane practical assessment and online theory assessment. Here’s the fact sheet for a Bronze accreditation.

The Bronze program is for those who want to teach people the fundamentals of the sport on a more regular basis. Coaches will be competent in understanding the following topics:

  • Philosophy of coaching
  • Fine tuning the physical game
  • Lane conditions and adjustments
  • The mental game
  • Components of the bowling ball
  • Dynamics of ball motion
  • Videotaping
  • Video analysis
  • Giving a lesson

Minimum Requirements

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • hold a current TBA Sports Registration
  • hold a current Working with Children check from their state of residence
  • Current TBA Level 1 Accredited Coach.


Register or log into the Sport AUS e-Learning Portal

  • Community Coaching General Principles course
  • Play by the Rules – Child Protection
  • Play by the Rules – Harassment & Discrimination

Complete the following, prior to attending the face to face course:

  • New Coach Registration Form
  • Coach/Official Code of Ethics Individual Agreement (included in New Coach Rego Form)
  • Personal Character Declaration for Coaches and Officials (included in New Coach Rego Form)
  • Two suitable photos – no other people visible in the photo, single colour background, high quality. You can smile and be sure to include your head and shoulders
  • Make payment by credit card, cheque or EFT (proof of transfer required)
  • Attend the >>”practical certification course”<< is this the same as ‘face to face’ course?
  • Complete the online theory assessment through the USBC Online Learning Portal (login information sent via email during the week following the course).

Forward to TBA via
 [email protected]
Fax: (07) 3262 55444
Mail: Tenpin Bowling Australia
Attn: Coaching
P.O. Box 244

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