picture on front cover/dust jacket
Don't overlook this link for more books on bowls coaching.
Title iKeys
Author Ricky Dunne
Publisher Ricky Dunne, Waikanae, New Zealand
First published 2010
Edition reviewed 1st
Hardback/softback Softback
List price 5.00 (postage extra)*
Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
21.0 x 14.8
Number of pages 36
Number of pages with Coloured photos Black & white photos Line drawings
  None None 21
Synopsis Ricky Dunne has coached in New Zealand for over 20 years and has attained the following standards of proficiency: NZBA Club and Senior Levels (1 and 2), Bowls NZ Levels (1, 2 and 3) and Coaching NZ (Levels 1, 2 and 3). During this time he has gained the trust and credibility of many noted players.

This well illustrated A5 booklet is presented as a series of 24 topics or, in Ricky's words, 'iKeys' - an analogy used to auto-suggest that any randomly chosen iKey may open a door to information and suggestions that perhaps will self-motivate players and/or teams to prepare, plan and enjoy their gametime to the fullest. iKeys such as 'line', 'length' and 'bowl speed' need little explanation, but are listed with others such as 'zone', 'awareness' and 'periodisation' that are much less obvious, yet nevertheless important.

Above all this is a self-help practical and motivational handbook for bowlers who wish to improve their skill levels and is enhanced by several pages of line illustrations, including a number of head conversion and other skill exercises - many of which are seldom found in other coaching manuals. And its handy A5 format facilitates its ease of transportation in a bowls bag for convenient reference on the green.

*To order or request further information, please Ricky or phone him on (04) 902 2784.

Also by Ricky Dunne: