ETBF to conduct first International Level One Clinic at Kuortane Bowling Training Center


    ETBF News

    2009ETBFLogo.jpgEuropean Tenpin Bowling Federation presidium member and chairman of the ETBF Education Committee, Onder Gurkan from Turkey, has announced that the ETBF will conduct its first International Coaching Clinic for Level One Coaches May 7-12, 2010.

    "After running many national clinics in different countries, ETBF cooperates with its Official Training Center, Kuortane Bowling Training Center in Finland, to host the first International Clinic for all of our Federations," Gurkan said.

    "Our instructors will present the latest updated ETBF Level One coaching program in 30 hours during 4 days."

    In 2010, ETBF will be providing Level One and Level Two programs for the ETBF member federations. According to Gurkan the programs are updated with the latest information of modern bowling sport and they are supported by ETBF partners Kuortane Bowling Training Center, USBC, Kegel Training Center and Ebonite.

    The ETBF provides two types of coaching clinics for the federations, national and international. In national clinics, the ETBF instructors will visit the ETBF member country and run the clinic. In international clinics, the students visit the Official Training Center in Kuortane to attend the clinics.

    For registration and more detailed information contact Gurkan at


    Level One Clinic (May 7-12, 2010)

    Clinic Program: ETBF Level One
    Clinic Dates: 7-12 May. (May 7 – Check-In, May 8-11 – Clinics, May 12 Check-Out)
    Place: Kuortane Bowling Training Center (ETBF Official Training Center) in Kuortane High Performance Olympic Training Center in Kuortane, Finland. All accommodation, clinics and meals will be held within the same facility.
    Language: English
    Clinic Fee: €700 per person. The fee includes clinic fee, 5 days of hotel accommodation and 3 meals a day (breakfast-lunch-dinner). It also includes all fees related to use facilities within the Kuortane High Performance Olympic Training Center (such as classrooms, gym, etc.). All payments must be done to ETBF.
    Last Day of Registration: April 15, 2010
    Arrival: By air: The nearest domestic Airport is SEINÄJOKI (55 km/40 min. by car from Kuortane) and the nearest international airport is VAASA (120 km/1,5 hours by car from Kuortane). You can also fly to Helsinki and get the train to Seinäjoki (approx. 3 hours from Helsinki to Seinäjoki) There are many trains and flights daily from Helsinki to Seinäjoki and back. Our guests may be taken from Seinäjoki and group pick-up may be organized from Helsinki by demand.