Level 1

The TBA Level 1 coaching accreditation is the first level of accreditation within the TBA Coaching Framework. The Level 1 course is all online, complete all the requirements to access the course. Here’s the fact sheet for a Level 1 accreditation.

Level 1 covers fundamentals that apply to junior, youth and adult bowlers. Coaches will become competent in the following:

  • Roles and responsibilities of a coach
  • Progression of skills from two-handed delivery to the basic four-step approach
  • Sport safety
  • Maintaining a positive teaching approach and environment
  • Adding fun to your youth program
  • An overview of programs and opportunities; and
  • Analyse video case studies.

Minimum Requirements

  • Candidates must be at least 17 years of age;
  • Candidates must hold a current TBA Sports Registration; and
  • Candidates must hold a current Working with Children check from their state of residence.


  • 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)

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

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