USBC’s busiest coach, bowling ambassador Paeng Nepomuceno of the Philippines, cut short his participation in the ongoing Philippine International Open to conduct a four-day Level One and Bronze certification seminar in Jakarta, Indonesia.
The seminar was held in the government-owned Jakarta Bowling center in cooperation with the Indonesian Olympic Committee and was organized by Isra Tahir, the chairman of the Indonesian Bowling Federation’s Jakarta chapter.
Fauzi Bowo, the governor of Jakarta, was a guest of honor and gave a talk to the coaches attending the seminar.
Thirteen coaches from various provinces of Indonesia earned Bronze certification at the Jakarta Coaching conference. Coaches to earn Bronze certification were: Haryoaji Buwono, Orlando Brian Robot, Gatot Aryo Nugroho, Recky Irwanshah, Sari Farianty, Gunawan Wibisono, Harapan Parulian Matondang, Robby Roumimper, Indra Gondokusumo, David Paruhan Sitorus, Fritz Ohara Tobing, Haqi Armein and Andika Anantaputra.
Paeng recently visited the International training and Research Center at the International Bowling Campus in Arlington, Texas, and was updated with the latest coaching techniques and the research being conducted at the ITRC. Paeng said he was amazed with all the new developments by USBC.
Included in the new Bronze module is a chapter on two-handed bowling. Paeng also focused on the Pedagogy of coaching, fine-tuning the physical game, ball motion and ball components.
Paeng also held daily clinics for bowlers in the evenings.
He returned Monday to resume his participation in the Philippine International Open.