Last month saw the latest WPBSA World Billiards (WBL) coaching activities take place at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds.
WPBSA World Billiards Coaching Course
The latest WPBSA Coaching Course for Billiards coaches was held in Leeds on 27-28 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, with WPBSA chairman Jason Ferguson visiting to show his support. World Billiards now has over 50 coaches.
WPBSA World Billiards Seminar
The first WPBSA World Billiards Seminar was held at the Northern Snooker Centre on 29th April 2019. WPBSA Coaching Consultant 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.