picture on front cover/dust jacket
Title Winning Becomes You: In Lawn Bowls
Author Lachlan Tighe
Publisher Lothian Custom Publishing, Melbourne, Australia
First published 2013
ISBN 978-1-921737-09-1
Edition reviewed 1st
Hardback/softback Softback (strongly laminated with cover slightly overlapping pages)
List price AUD$30.00 includes post and packing to anywhere in the world
Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
25.5 x 21.0
Number of pages 128
Number of pages with Coloured photos (excluding advertisements) Black & white photos Line drawings
  None None 26
Availability Orders may be placed by or phone (+61 (0)409 532 953) to Lachlan Tighe.
Synopsis Winning Becomes You is a very impressive, well illustrated publication written by world-renowned Australian coach Lachlan Tighe. Having coached World Title, National Title and Commonwealth Games Gold Medal winners from Malaysia, Canada, India and New Zealand, his international record is arguably unsurpassed.

Most lawn bowlers seek to improve their performance but find many stumbling blocks on the pathway to excellence; and though Lachlan's book doesn't promise easy answers, within the expected commitment he requires in its detailed methods he offers absorbing enjoyment, improved technique, tactical skills, mental strength, game planning and teamwork.

Lachlan's methods not only set the course for improvement but he also sets the training exercises that will bring you results on match day. Most of all, in the style that has won so many devotees to his coaching, he brings the friendship, fun and camaraderie that make the game of bowls so captivating.

The contents include:

  • Warm Up Training Routines
  • Fundamental Deliveries and Drills
  • The Science of Measuring and Rating Technical Skill
  • Peaking Tactically
  • Mental Skills Applied in Practice
  • Game Planning Makes Sense
  • Team Bowls
  • Coaching Bowls Session, Templates

In summary, a highly recommended must read landmark book that's like a breath of fresh air. It will benefit not only coaches of all levels but, with the possible exception of raw beginners, bowlers of all standards too.