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23/08/2015 Welsh Coaching Conference 2015 Media Resources Centre, Llandrindod Wells on Saturday October 10th 2015.


09:30 Arrival / Registration / Tea / Coffee

10:00 Welcome and Introduction to the Day

10:10 Coaching Forum

- Do we want a Regional Coaching Committee ?

10:30 Roger Davies - Room 101 on aspects of Recurve technique.

Open discussions on recurve pet hates I have and can we eradicate any with good club level coaching.
No hiding in this session everyone will be involved.

12:30 Lunch Bring your own or go to town

Submit votes for Welsh Coach of the Year and County Coach of the year
(if I can get the awards back in time)

13:15 Workshop 1 Alex Bridgman Compound

1 Compound tuning- the bullet hole is only the starting point.
2 Archer technique, hand position, shoulder position etc
3 Stabilisation, bow weight and aiming.

Workshop 2 Gary Evans Longbows

1 Materials, construction and associated performance.
2 Traditional design versus Reflex design and the benefits.
3 Arrow matching to the faster longbows, spine, shaft weight, size and barrelling.

14:30 Workshop Changeover

15:45 General Discussion & feedback, network and exchange ideas

16:15 Presentations (if I can get the awards back in time)

Close Collect CPD certificate Safe Journey home

Can I please ask if you intend to attend can you send me an e-mail via the Committee page of the WAA website


If you can send me the following details


Coach Grade

GNAS number

This will allow me to get as many CPD certificates done up front ready for the day.

If you have a County or Welsh Coach of the Year award please let me know, I only have Powys and Dyfed so far.

Payment of 10.00 per attendee will be taken on the day.


12/07/2015 Welsh Coaching Conference 2015 The WAA Coaches Conference is being resurrected and the venue, The Media Resource Centre in Llandrindod Wells has been booked for October 10th 2015 so please make a note of this date as would like to see as many Welsh Coaches attend as possible.

There will be a charge of 10.00 per head to help with costs so if you are paying towards it then it is only right you should have your say what we try to cover on the day so please send any suggestions to me via the committee page on the WAA Website.

Traditionally we have had a talk in the morning and two or three workshops in the afternoon and due to the rooms we have booked this format will probably have to continue.

Once we have come up with speakers we will post an agenda to give more details.

If anyone was in receipt of a coach award at the last Coaches Conference could they please send me an e-mail and let me know.

Roger Davies

WAA Performance Co-ordinator.
12/10/2013 2013 Welsh Coaching Conference Please come back soon to see agenda and speaker list.
07/03/2013 6 new County coaches for Wales! They have spent a gruelling 18 months putting together the required paperwork, attending courses, profiling archers and working weekends at their own expense, and often at the expense of their family and jobs.

At the same time Id like to thank Trish Lovell and Ted Essex for their support and dedication in getting us to the required standard; we were not an easy group to work with.
Well done to all and I look forward to continuing to work with you throughout Wales.
Marian Howells
07/03/2013 Coach Certificate Renewals Information regarding the renwals of your coaching certificatre can be found at this archeryGB web link:


On this link you can access:
* Coaching renewal guide
*CPD matrix
* Coach renewal form for Level1
* Coaching renewal form for Level 2 and above
* Coaching renewal panel notes
* Code of Practice for Sports Coaches
13/10/2012 2012 Welsh Coaching Conference Main speaker
Lloyd Brown, Archery GB Performance Unit, Olympic and Paralympic coach.
"Shooting Technique and Skill Acquisition"

Workshop 1
Glen Bell "A basic fitness programme for a club archer"
Workshop 2
Graham Weller "Arrows"

Saturday 13th October, 2012

Media Resource Centre
Oxford Road
Llandrindod Wells
01597 822230
13/10/2012 Coaching conference agenda View the agenda for the conference and workshops here

2012 Agenda
31/10/2011 Conference a success! The next conference is to be held on Saturday, 20th October, 2012 at the same venue but with larger rooms because we ran out of space this year!
31/10/2011 Welsh coach of the year Roger, who is at present embarking on the rocky road to Level 3 has worked from one end of Wales to the other this year as well as achieving Bowman as a recurve archer for the first time!

I bet he was surprised when he was voted Welsh coach of the year as well as the usual accolade of Powys coach of the year!

Many congratulations to all coaches who either attended the conference or received an award, both are worthy of merit considering the distance travelled.
15/10/2011 5th Welsh Coaching Conference

5th Welsh Coaching Conference

′Exploding Coaching Myths′

15th October 2011

Media Resource Centre
Oxford Road
Llandrindod Wells LD1 6AH

Main speaker:
Lloyd Brown, Archery GB Performance Unit, Olympic coach.
′Coaching/Learning Sports Skills′

Workshop 1:
Grahame Cotterill
′Coaching disabled archery′

Workshop 2:
Graham Weller
Mastering the longbow′


  • 09:30 Registration

  • 10.00 Welcome

  • 10:10 Business meeting, update, elections

  • 11:00 Break

  • 11:15 Guest speaker, Lloyd Brown

  • 12:30 Lunch

  • 13:15 Workshops 1 & 2

  • 14:30 Reverse Workshops 1 & 2

  • 15:45 County sessions, vote for county coach of the year

  • 16:15 Presentations, closing session and close

Fee: 10
CPD Points: 4. Certificate supplied at end of conference in return for feedback forms.