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2 May 2019

2019 Coaching Course

The latest WPBSA Coaching Course for Billiards Coaches was held at the Northern Snooker Centre, Leeds, on 27-28th April 2019. Multiple World Billiards Champion Peter Gilchrist came from Singapore to run the Course along with Jason Colebrook from Australia and WBL Head of Coaching, Martin Goodwill. The Course was well attended with participants from India, Ireland, England and Wales. World Billiards now have over 50 Coaches.

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Jason Ferguson of the WPBSA with the students and coaches

Chris Lovell, James Welsh, Jason Colebrook, Martin Goodwill and Peter Gilchris

Philp Tsang playing a shot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The first WPBSA World Billiards Seminar was held at the Northern Snooker Centre on 29th April 2019. Head of WPBSA Snooker Coaching, Chris Lovell, gave a presentation on his successes at promoting Snooker and WPBSA Snooker Coaching. Multiple World Billiards Champion Peter Gilchrist came from Singapore to talk about his life and to demonstrate various shots at the billiards table. In addition, James Welsh, an ex-professional snooker player who is now a lecturer at Hull University gave a presentation on how to deal with the stresses of the game.

Jim Williamson enjoying Aidan Murray’s coaching.The late Jim was one of the greatest aficionados and sponsors of Billiards. His sons Chris and Ian carry on the tradition.

Peter cups his balls

 

Sidney Ash being examined by Jason Colebrook

 

 

 

 

 

Ian Dennis with Jason