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  • Feb-Mar2013

    Theres been plenty of action this summer - Check it out inside!

  • Contributions:Arethereanyjuniorsgoingplacesatyourclub?Haveabigunder-18eventcomingupthatyouwouldlikefeatured?Anyotherjuniorrelatedactionhappeninginyourarea?Sendusanyjuniorrelatednewssowecangiveyourclubashout-out.

    Contact detailsEmail:qldbowler@bowlsqld.orgTwitterAccount:@bowlsqldOfficialFacebookpage:http://www.facebook.com/juniorbowlermagPhone:(07)33559988

    State champs entry forms

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    Across The Ditch

    Follow the bowls tweeters

    Signupforthe2013statejuniorchampionshipstoday!

    QueenslandhadaresoundingwinintheTrans-Tasmandevelopmentseries.

    Name:DaleMcwhinneyShillingtonAge:14Nickname: DaleoPlace of Birth: RoyalBrisbaneHospitalSchool:VarsityCollegeSiblings: Olderbrother,DeanPets: Twodogs-BuddyandWestyDream job: CarpenterFavourite playing position: AnywhereYears playing bowls: FiveFirst club: MtTambourineCurrent club: BurleighHeadsBowls used: IuseWhiteLinesBiggest influence: MyfamilyMost memorable bowls moment: WinningPineRiversJuniorClassicPairswithmyverylastbowlMost embarrassing bowls moment: DrivingwhenmybowlwentametreoutofboundsSporting hero: AnygreatbowlerbutIvealwayswantedtobeasgoodasmydadandbrotherFavourite singer: UsherCelebrity crush: MirandaKerrFavourite food: PizzaGreatest fear: SnakesDream holiday destination: HawaiiFavourite thing to do outside of bowls: PlayindoorcricketThree things you could take if stranded on a desertisland: Bowls,foodandwater

    Werecommendwhichbowlstweetersyoushouldbehittingthefollowbuttonon.

    12Bill CornehlsPickupsometipsfromtheQueenslandstatecoachBillCornehls.

    Gotastoryforthe ?

  • 317-23 3-9Trans-Tasman SeriesAuckland Bowls Club

    Australiastopbowlers,bothadultandjunior,faceoffagainstthebestourKiwicousinshavetooffer.QueenslandsNatashaJonesandSeanInghamfeature.

    State Junior ChampionshipsNumerous venues

    Queenslandsrisingstarscompeteforstatesupremacy.Singles,pairs,triplesandfoursinunder-15andunder-18willbeplayedandthetopbowlerswillbecrowned.

    12 Kandanga Junior TriplesKandanga Bowls Club

    Kandangamighthavebeenhitbyfloodsbutitwillnotbekeptdown.TheGympieclubwillhostthejuniortriples,with$900inprizes.Seetheflyerbelowforalltheinfo.

    Signupforthestatechampsandyoucouldfollowinthefootstepsofbestfemalelastyear,BoliviaMillerick.

  • 4Queenslanders take Test clean sweepin Trans-Tasman Development Series.

    Queenslands rising bowls stars sent a resoundingstatementtotheirTrans-TasmancounterpartsinDecembersAcrossTheDitchseries.

    TheMaroonU-18sandU-25developmentsquadsdefeatedAuckland six tests to one and seven Tests to none,respectively,takingbackthetrophyin2012.

    QueenslandstatecoachBillCornehlswaspleasedwiththeperformanceof the youngguns,whowereboostedbyahomegroundadvantage.

    Attheendoftheday,weweremoreconsistentthantheAucklandkids,Cornehlssaid.

    Theyworkedtogetherasateamreallywell,eventhoughtheywere playing in different disciplines, and they reallyshowedtheirstrength.

    HavingmorefamiliaritywiththeMusgraveHillgreenswasanadvantageforusaswell.

    WhilethestrongresultwasamajorwinfortheMaroons,Cornehlssaidwhatwasjustasimportantwastheconstantfeedbackgiventobowlersandtheimprovementshownovertheseries.

    Myselfandacoupleofothercoachesheldde-briefingsaftereverymatchandgavethemsomethingtoimproveuponforthenextone,hesaid.

    wewerereallyhappytoseeeveryoneimprovethroughtheseries.

    Theinternationalcompetitionisarareopportunityformanyof the bowlers, who were invited to play based on theirpotential.

    Itwasgoodforthemtohavethatcompetition,becausetheydontgetasmuchopportunityforcompetition,soitsreallyimportant.

  • 5PineRiversrecentlyhostedajuniorcoachingclinicforitslocals.

    Advanced coaches Lindsay Elliott and JohnKrebsrantheclinic,heldatClubPineRiverslastmonth.

    Elliott,whohasplayedbowlsfordecades, isstrongly committed to helping junior bowlersdevelop and used this clinic to help the localbowlersout.

    Theclinicwasnotjustaone-offforElliottwhoisattheclubregularlyhelpingoutsomeoftheclubsyoungtalent.

    I have been playing bowls since I was ateenager,Elliottsaid.

    I volunteer my time five days a week tocoachingjuniorsandnewbowlers,somethingIthinkisvitaltothesurvivaloflawnbowlsasasport.

    DoyouthinkthatyouhavethetalenttobecomeoneofQueenslandsnextstatejuniorchampions?

    Wantachancetoimproveyourbowlsandplayagainstthebestyoungstersthisstatehastooffer?

    Doyoujustwanttohaveabitoffunwhileplayingbowls?

    Then, the 2013 Junior State Championships are thecompetitionforyou.

    This year the premier competition will be held atBongaree,BribieIslandandSolanderLakeBowlsClubsfromApril3-9andtheresaspotforeveryone.

    Ifyouwanttomakeateam,getsomeofyourfriends(allaffiliatedbowlers)fortheunder-15oropenagegroupsandseehowyoufare.

    IfyoudratherblazeyourowntrailinQueenslandsbowlslandscape,enterinthesinglescategories.

    YoudontevenneedtogosearchingforthenominationformstheyrerighthereintheJuniorBowler.Justturnthepage.

    For more info on the championships, go tohttp://bowlsqld.org.

    BribieIslandstarNatashaJoneshasbeenrewardedforabreakout2012,withselectionintheAustraliajuniorteamfornextmonthsTrans-Tasmanseries.

    Jones, 17, was picked for the singles and triplesdisciplinesintheseries,afterwinninggoldinherdebutsinglesoutingatlastyears2012juniornationals.

    Inthetriples,JoneswillbeteamingupwithSamanthaNoronhaandtwinsisterNatalie.

    SamanthawillbeafamiliarfaceforJones,aftersheplayedagainstherinthe2012JuniorGoldenNuggetfinal.

    ItwillbetheperfectwaytostartoutJonesfinaljunioryear,beforesheturns18inJuly.

    Theteenagetalentwillhaveachancetocompeteatonemorejuniorstatechamps,tobeheldinApril,butnotthe2013nationalchampionships.

    JoneswasoneoftwoQueenslanderspickedfortheseries,with18-year-oldSeanInghamselectedfortheAustralianDevelopmentsquad.

    Inghamplayedinthe2012seriesaspartofthejuniorsideaswell.

    Thetrans-TasmanserieswillbeheldfromMarch17-23inAuckland.

    WhatJoneswouldlooklikeinAusgear.Imagedigitallyaltered.

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  • WHAT IS GOAL SETTING?

    Goalsettingisanimportantpartof

    sport.

    Some successful athletes has

    worked towards, and achieved, a

    goalthattheysetoutfortheircareer.

    Othershavechased theirdreams

    andachievedthedesiredresultsby

    workingthroughaprocess.

    They may not have followed a

    deliberate goal setting format but

    achievedtheresultswiththesame

    Setting goals:

    What, why, howBill Cornehls

    CurrentQueenslandstatecoach

    base plus slugging through hiscareer.

    Youmightnotrecognizehisname,butyoushouldrecognizethisquote.

    Never let the fearofstrikingoutkeepyoufromplayingthegame.

    This mentality applies to goal-setting.

    Rather than focusing on the

    negatives,focusonwhatyouwantto

    achieve (your goal) and work

    towardsthat.

    Goalsettinggetsyoutowritethosethings that are important, urgent,attractive,andachievableandgivesyoutheinspirationrequiredtoreachyourgoals.

    Achievingyourgoalsgives youasense of fulfillment, happiness,contentmentandjoy.

    Goal setting is away ofmentallystronger and making it easier toachieveeverythingyouwishto.

    Onceyouhavethestrengthofmindto defeat barriers and reach yourgoalsyouarewellandtrulyontheroadtosuccess.

    There are resources available tohelpyouwithyourowngoalprocessordiscusswithyourcoachtosetyourgoalsifyourequirehelp.

    Establishedresourcesgiveyouthebasis for your steps and make iteasierforyou.

    At the end of your goal writingsession you should have definitegoals.

    Thegoalswilldeveloptheladderforyou to follow in your developmentandimprovementinthissport.

    Theresourcesforyourgoalsettingare a guideline and start theproceduretohelpyouthinkandget

    Neverletthefearofstrikingoutstopyoufromplayingthegame.-BabeRuth,Americanbaseballlegend

    HOW DO YOU SET GOALS?

    Goal setting is a procedure witharrangedsegments.

    You should work through thesesegments in order to assist you insuccessfullyachievingyourgoals.

    Implementinga strategy to reachyourgoalisbeneficialinmanyways.

    Strategies give you a process toassist you in what you want toachieve.

    Basically,youaredesigningaplan

    togetfrompointAtoB.

    desire and commitment that isrequired.

    Goals keep you focused andmotivated,theyhelpyouseethelightattheendofthetunnelandpointyouintherightdirectionthroughdifficultstagesorwhenotherswouldgiveup.

    Babe Ruth is one of the mostfamousbaseballplayersofall time.HeplayedMajorLeagueBaseballfor22years.

    Ruth was renown for his battingbrillianceandhesetcareer recordsforhomeruns,runsbattedinandon-

    started.

    Thisguidelinedoesnthave tobeyourgoalsettingformbutyouneedto start the procedure somewhereandyoucanchangethistosuityou.

    Agoalsettingresourceisaguidetocreateyourgoalsettingpassageway,and gives you assistance tounderstand the path towardsachieving your overall goal in thesport.

    Onceyourgoal iswrittendown itbecomes a reference point andreminderofhowandwhatyouare

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    endeavouringtoachieve.

    Bepreparedtoadjustyourgoals.

    Situationsdochangeandthereisaneedtomakeadjustmentsandmaketheadjustmentforyourdevelopment.

    Yourgoalsettingpagecanbeusedtoevaluatewhereyouareatpresentandhelpwiththenecessarychangesthatyouneedtomakekeepingyouontrack.Onwardandupwards.

    Remember to read your goalsregularlyandfocusonwhatyouwanttoachieve.

    Asuccessfulplanclearlyindicatesinparticularwhatyouwantandthedesiredconclusion.

    WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUSUCCEED?

    When you succeed you shouldreward yourself and acknowledgethatachievement.

    This will indicate that you areheadingtowardsyourmaingoal.

    Continually setting goals willchalleng