USA BOCCE

CERTIFICATION FOR STAFF

USA BOCCE CERTIFICATION FOR STAFF

Bocce programs with strong leadership, where the Bocce Director has been trained on all national rules, on playing & strategy skills, and on how to promote, create and run first-class leagues, events and championships — will significantly increase engagement, revenues, and the brand asset of the club.

At the average country club in America, golf is played by ~300-500 members.  Certified Golf Professionals (29,000 around the country) give lessons and manage tournaments and events. 

Meanwhile, a significant number of country clubs have 150-800 members in its bocce leagues. 

Until now, there has been no training available for those running Bocce Leagues, Events and Tournaments.

Advantages for a club to have a USA Bocce Certified Professional:

  • HISTORY/TRADITIONS/CULTURE OF BOCCE
    Understanding the rich history of possibly the oldest ‘game’ in the world, and understanding cultural/dress/traditions at various leading clubs will impact how you design a successful program.
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  • TECHNIQUES & STRATEGIES
    Live from your own courts, you will be instructed on leading pointing and shooting techniques — giving you the skills to teach bocce at a club level.

    More importantly, you be taught strategies that evolve players from beginners — to high-level competitive players.  Strategies on when to ‘point’ and ‘shoot,’ on playing a ‘rail game,’ strategies around balls in the deep court, advantages on short and long games, blocking techniques, etc.

    Strategies for particular game situations; and choices that define top-level players.   
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  • NATIONAL RULES
    Deep-dive into all USA Bocce Official Rules to assure that you are the expert on all situations that are sure to arise.
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  • CREATING CLUB GUIDELINES
    Best practice examples and possibilities to create a club’s distinctive Club Guidelines.
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  • LEAGUES
    Learning how to create a best-practice league ‘dashboard’ — with rosters, captains, match schedules, standings, etc.  Best practice study of how to shape teams and build a schedule for the size and particulars of your club.  Managing specific issues as it relates the league play, scheduling hurdles — that will save you countless hours.
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  • CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS
    Studying best-practices from leading clubs, creating the right formula of formats, timings, rules, etc.
  • COCKTAIL SOIREES
    These events, alone, will tremendously raise the bar of a club’s bocce program.  Learn the secret recipe formulas from leading country clubs’ cocktail parties — that are able to have 32, 64, 80 or 96 players all playing within a two-hour window!

    Analyze techniques to dress up these events, and find the right balance between partying — and competitive bocce.
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  • CHALLENGE LADDERS
    Tips from the best on how to create best-practice Challenge Ladders that generate consistent engagement and excitement.
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  • EVENTS
    Learn about formulas for various seasonal events (St. Patty’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Calcutta’s, Family Day/Barbecues, etc.
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  • CLUB TEAM MATCHES
    How to create exceptional, perennial events with individual clubs — or a league of clubs in your area.  Study from exceptional case studies.
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  • NATIONAL TOURNAMENTS
    Learn about opportunities for your strongest players and Club Team to compte on a National stage in the American Bocce Cup and other events.
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  • MARKETING & PROMOTION
    Study best practices from guest professionals at leading clubs on how to most effectively and creatively engage your members and communities.

 

 

 

 

SIGN UP NOW

 

Format:

  • 20 1-hour Zoom calls with 4-8 partipants on call with USA Bocce Leader.
  • Zoom calls 3 times a week — for 7 weeks..

Next Dates:

  • Starts May 24.  (Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 10 AM)
  • Starts June 7.  (Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 10 AM)

Cost:

  • $1,500

To sign up, please contact:
USA Bocce (310.529.1400)
bocce@usabocce.org 

USA BOCCE
National Headquarters
528 Palisades Drive
Suite 125

Pacific Palisades, California  90272

310.529.1400
bocce@usabocce.org