Coach Resource Library


The Manitoba Tenpin Federation has visual and literary resources on tenpin bowling development and training. These resources are available to our certified N.C.C.P. coaches free of charge (a safety deposit may be required).

Technical Equipment List
1 Stalker Radar Kit

  • Radar Gun
  • Hard Case/Manual
  • Battery Handle
  • Adapter/Charger
  • 1 Radar Gun Tripod
  • 1 Tripod Mounting Cradle
  • 1 Auxiliary Remote Display Unit
  • 1 Corded Interface Handle
  • 1 20 Foot Cable
  • 1 DC Regulated Power Supply
  • 1 14″ Hitachi Colour TV

2 Original Display Units
1 Original Display Case
7 In-School Kits
1 Banner
1 Flip Chart
1 Portable White Board
1 Light Stand & Accessories
1 3M 2000 Overhead Projector
1 Document Laminator

1 Panasonic VHS Camcorder

  • 1 Camera
  • 1 Case/Manual
  • 1 Battery (Rechargeable)
  • 1 Battery Charger
  • Adapter Cables
  • 1 Detachable Light

1 Panasonic VHS VCR

  • 1 Remote Control
Literary Resource List
“In Pursuit of Excellence”by Terry Orlick, 1980“The Inner Athlete: Mind Plus Muscle for Winning” by Robert M. Nideffer, Ph.D., 1976

“Sports Psyching: Playing Your Best Game All of the Time” by Thomas Tutko, Ph.d. under Umberto Tosi, 1976

“ABC/WIBC Bowlers Guide”, Ritger & Soutar, 1979

“History of the Greater Toronto Tenpin Bowling Association” 1982

“Par Bowling”, by Thomas C. Kouros, 1976

“Sport Nutrition for the Athletes of Canada (SNAC)”, by Sport Medicine Council of Canada, 1993 (2 book set)
“Workbook For Athletes and Workbook for Coaches”

“Complete Encyclopedia of Exercise”, Diagram Group, 1979

“Scientific Stretching for Sport” by Lawrence E. Holt

“Peak Performance: Mental Training Techniques of the World’s Greatest Athletes” by Charles A. Garfield, Ph.d., 1984

Bowlers Journal 1987- to present

“Inner Bowling” by Barry Mann, 1980

4 Book Set
The Complete Guide to Bowling Principles (Ritger/Allen)
The Complete Guide to Bowling Strikes (Ritger/Allen)
The Complete Guide to Bowling Spares (Ritger/Allen)
The Mental Game (George Allen)

“Par Bowling, The Challenge” by Thomas C. Kouros, 1993

“Bowling: Ten Keys to Success” by Fred Borden, 1991

“Bowling: Knowledge Is the Key” by Fred Borden, 1989

“How To Be An Effective Coach”, by Manlife/C.A.C., 1976

“Human Potential”, by Cal Botterill & Tom Pattrick, 1996

Level I– Coaches Manual (Technical)Level I – Course Conductors Manual (Technical)

Level II – Coaches Manual (Technical/Practical)

Level II – Course Conductors Manual (Technical/Practical)

Level III – Coaches Manual (Technical/Practical)

Level III – Course Conductors Manual (Technical/Practical), Course Conductors Development Manual (Master Copy)

Level I – Teaching Athletes With a Mental Handicap

Other Resources
Concentration & Focusing Bowling Journal

Bowling This Month

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