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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 10:06:52 -0600The bane of many bowlers--the spare. Check out this article to learn how to improve your chances at picking up your spares and raising your bowling scores.
Fri, 08 Jan 2016 10:14:19 -0600Have you been a casual, occasional, recreational bowler for some time now? Perhaps you finally decided to take the plunge and join your first league. Did you finally crumble under the peer pressure from your office mates and join the company bowling team? Whatever the case may be, there is help out there for you-and it starts right here! Try these three bowling tips for beginners, they just might improve the game of your beginner bowler.
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 15:54:41 -0500Many athletes would agree that physical skills is not enough to optimise their performance in any tournaments. Mental Strength plays a big chunk of the picture to be an elite. Many of the good bowlers I seen over the years can perform really well but not in the tournaments. The main reason is because they do not understand themselves well enough to enter the Flow Zone of Optimal Performance.
Thu, 20 Mar 2014 08:17:10 -0500Take your game to the next level. Hypnosis can make extraordinary improvements to your game performance. Don't let the years slip by with your game stagnating with no improvement, life's too short for that.
Thu, 23 Jan 2014 12:42:24 -0600Do you play indoor sports and games? There are so many to choose from. If we had a look from A-Z we would be here all day. All games have essential equipment that is required in order to play. Two popular games that start with the letter B that require a ball to play are basketball and bowling. These are great activities to play with friends because you strengthen your relationships, have fun and stay fit.
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 14:39:29 -0500If you've ever had a hard time learning how to throw that perfect hook you've come to the right place. Here are step by step instructions.
Mon, 01 Apr 2013 10:00:51 -0500There aren't many things that bond people together stronger than having a common interest. This holds true especially for bowling. Bowling has afforded me the opportunity to create great friends that will last a lifetime.
Mon, 01 Apr 2013 09:31:33 -0500Spending time together at the bowling alley as a family used to be a very common thing. This phenomenon may be slowly dying out for various reasons. The price of bowling has increased significantly just like everything else and there are certain times where you don't want to take your small children to the bowling alley.
Fri, 29 Mar 2013 14:57:58 -0500I've been able to compete at the highest level in bowling, but that doesn't mean that I don't have my fair share of embarrassing moments on the lanes. And, my most embarrassing moment came in my first tournament at the highest level. I joined the Professional Bowlers Association a few years back and entered a local tournament.
Fri, 29 Mar 2013 07:49:16 -0500Don't get mad when the foul light goes off. Bowling alleys have a reason for not wanting you to go past the foul line on the approach. There is oil out on the lane.
Fri, 08 Mar 2013 11:15:56 -0600Selecting a lawn bowl is a very personal thing and there are a number of factors to consider when choosing a bowl. There are now over 30 different models of bowl available in the UK, each with a different bias, in eight sizes (00-6), four weights (medium, medium heavy, heavy and extra heavy), with at least six different types of grip, not to mention the vast array of colours. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the number of bowlers who are playing with the wrong size bowl or get lost before they even start is considerable.
Fri, 22 Feb 2013 14:11:16 -0600Let's talk for a minute about something that everybody enjoys, saving money. I'm sure you will agree with me that everything seems to be getting more expensive. When enjoying a quality night out, you can make bowling a pretty cheap option, whether its a first date, family outing, birthday party, etc.
Fri, 22 Feb 2013 14:09:24 -0600You can walk into almost any bowling alley today and find a pro shop ready to sell you any type of equipment that you may need to take your game to the next level. My writing about the bowling industry has taken a bit of a turn towards the increasing cost to participate in the sport. One of the biggest costs that the avid bowler faces is the cost of bowling equipment.
Thu, 03 Jan 2013 09:33:59 -0600Given how popular bowling has become recently, it is entirely possible that you have put in at least a few hours into the game. If you have only started bowling recently, then you will notice that the game is very easy to play. The structure of the game itself is so simple that it will never seize to amaze you with its simplicity. While the biggest selling point of bowling is its simplicity, that does not mean you cannot get ahead of the rest of the pack and become something of a pro yourself.
Mon, 31 Dec 2012 14:29:41 -0600If you've been thinking about learning how to bowl strike. Well then you are going to want to stop what you're doing and read this article.
Tue, 11 Dec 2012 10:13:17 -0600When you are first learning how to bowl there are a few things you need to know to help get your bowling career rolling. Which are the rules, etiquette, and basic technique. Learning these key areas of bowling will help you seamlessly fit into a league of your choosing.
Wed, 31 Oct 2012 10:36:05 -0500If you are fond of bowling you definitely need to learn the fair rules of the game. The rules are not as difficult as one might think that they are, every bowling lover must learn and follow them. These bowling rules have been devised since many decades. And a good player must follow all the universal rules of good bowling.
Mon, 15 Oct 2012 13:25:17 -0500One of the most important tools you need to perform at your best is your bowling shoes. If you have been using the same bowling shoes since you started bowling, or your shoes are 4-5 years old and you bowl more than one night a week, you may want to invest in a new pair.
Mon, 15 Oct 2012 09:45:40 -0500Bowling alleys need to start thinking of themselves as family fun centers if they want to remain current and increase profits. In this article I will offer a few suggestions on what small town bowling alleys can do to attract customers and maintain positive customer relationships.
Mon, 01 Oct 2012 15:31:18 -0500Participating in a bowling league is the perfect way to improve your game, have fun and interact with other people who love bowling. While many cities and towns have existing bowling leagues, not all do. When this is the case, you can simply create one yourself.
Wed, 26 Sep 2012 10:59:26 -0500Technological improvements like the Kinect for Xbox and Nintendo Wii have made it possible for almost as good as the real thing simulation of games like bowling. The keyword here is 'almost'. No amount of technological improvements and simulation software can match up to the real thing.
Mon, 17 Sep 2012 09:44:37 -0500It should come as no surprise that bowling is a popular recreational pastime in America and many other countries. In fact, America alone has roughly 50 million people who bowl on a regular basis.
Tue, 28 Aug 2012 09:35:02 -0500If you are a person who jumps on every opportunity to enjoy bowling, you are sure to be one who played the game on numerous occasions. Chances are you are also bored playing it, due to the loss of challenge from the game. Even though bowling is interesting, continuously playing it can be boring and cause loss of interest. Variety is what everyone craves for. Listed herewith are some variations which can be of interest for you.
Fri, 24 Aug 2012 10:58:49 -0500Recommended Exercises for Bowlers Every sporting activity requires well trained and physically fit players, and bowling is not an exception. Some people will argue that since it is a precision game that demands more mental concentration than physical fitness, there is no need to exercise. However, this is rather false because you risk straining your arm or making worse throws if you are physically unfit. Explained below are some simple exercises that bowlers can carry out, not only to improve on their bowls but also for their fitness.
Tue, 14 Aug 2012 15:40:04 -0500One bowling tip the majority of bowlers do not follow normally is taking time on your spares. We have all heard it in our leagues, tournaments, and even practice. Bowlers spend the most of their bowling nights worrying how many strikes they are going to throw, however at the end of the night probably have no idea how many spares they missed.
Tue, 07 Aug 2012 13:23:29 -0500A good game should give you both physical and mental exercise. Barefoot bowling is an ideal game for those who think they are past more active sport. Not only does it involve mild therapeutic exercise to burn your excess fat and keep you fit, it also improves your mental fitness and improves your body coordination. It helps in building social relations, improves confidence and self esteem.
Fri, 03 Aug 2012 13:00:01 -0500So it's another league night, you just threw a great shot, only to leave another stubborn 10-pin standing (or a 7-pin for lefties). This drives most bowlers crazy, seeing it happen night after night. There are ways to get the 10-pin to finally fall and most of them do not take drastic adjustments.
Fri, 03 Aug 2012 12:47:00 -0500In recent times, bowling is increasingly gaining popularity amongst sports lovers. This in turn has encouraged event organizers to arrange bowling leagues from time to time. A bowling league is basically a group event where several teams compete against each other. The number of team players in such leagues range from 3 to 5, who meet up once a week, at a dedicated time. The introduction of the Cloud-based event registration software has given a new dimension to the organizers for managing such leagues. Let me show you how:
Tue, 24 Jul 2012 17:28:10 -0500Bowling is a very popular and something which everybody from casual to professional players enjoy. It also goes by another name which is 'tenpins' and is something which can be played by one person or a team of participants. As it is obvious, bowling is an indoor sport that is played on polished wooden floor with an alley to ensure easy motion of the bowling ball. Bowling is a sport that is enjoyed by players of all ages and followed by millions of people all over the world over televisions, news and the internet.
Wed, 18 Jul 2012 11:53:05 -0500Most bowlers start out the same way, using lane balls that have been beaten up for years. You pay a few bucks for some used shoes and try to find a ball that fits your hand well enough not to drop it on your approach. That's OK.
Mon, 09 Jul 2012 15:05:35 -0500There are many types of bowling bowls today, and you might be spoilt for choice when shopping for one. However, not every ball is fit for your hands and the bowling lane. You therefore need to understand your current ball reactions for each ball you currently own. Thereafter, you need to be aware of what reaction is likely missing from your existing collection that you need. Furthermore, the ball must match the conditions of the lane especially in competitions like tournaments; you therefore need to assess the ball motion on your current equipment before shopping for a bowling ball.
Mon, 09 Jul 2012 15:05:26 -0500Bowling is an interesting game but new players might find it challenging. To become a good bowler, you need to improve on your bowling ball hook for a better ball reaction while playing.Discussed below are some basic techniques that you can use to better your game.
Thu, 05 Jul 2012 13:00:09 -0500As bowlers we all hope to achieve this great accomplishment, but is the name correct? The majority of bowlers spend many years bowling, watching themselves or others throw a 300 game aka "Perfect game", however we never really take the time to think is it really perfect.
Fri, 29 Jun 2012 15:17:33 -0500Bowling is one of those games that are admired and valued by fans all over the world. Therefore, to do justice to the game and its countless fans, a bowling tournament once in a while would be appreciated by everyone. Most bowling contests are usually held in the United States of America and in some parts of Europe, but people across the globe can watch these matches on sports channels and online broadcasting websites. Yes, LIVE! All you need is a computer screen and a fast speed internet or a television with a cable supply.
Fri, 29 Jun 2012 08:14:23 -0500The most prolific game that people play in our modern times will surprise some. Most people don't realize just how popular bowling is and it's something that is not going to go away anytime soon.
Fri, 29 Jun 2012 08:11:52 -0500Amongst all the sports that you can play, there is one that anyone can have fun with, but few master. That game is bowling, and it has been around for a very long time. Millions of people annually find the game to be rewarding, and for those that are looking for a challenge, the learning curve can be quite daunting to say the least.
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 15:11:30 -0500For those that have grown tired of playing the video game version of bowling, and want to try the real thing, there has never been a better time. There are millions of players that are not only novices, but are slowly learning that the game of gentlemen is quite fascinating in structure, style, and ease.
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 09:04:08 -0500There are a lot of different paths to learning how to do just about anything. Whether you want to learn a musical instrument, or learn how to box, there is a great deal of options that you can pursue to accomplish each option.
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 09:01:58 -0500The purpose of bowling is to hit the pins at the end of the lane and knock them all down within a couple of tries. The best players, however, can hit the pins down each time and get what is known as a strike. A strike gives the player a total of 30 points in 10 frames, giving them a 300.
Wed, 27 Jun 2012 10:23:54 -0500The game of Bowling has its roots in the Egyptian culture, but over time it has evolved and become a part of different cultures round the globe. Bowling has become a very popular sport and is played by people of every age.
Fri, 22 Jun 2012 10:48:57 -0500Bowling is lots of fun for all ages. Learning to bowl will provide you with a fun activity that can be enjoyed anytime during the year. Bowling can be done for recreation or competitively.
Mon, 11 Jun 2012 09:25:34 -0500Barefoot bowling is a sport that engages the whole body in a swing that sends a ball rolling across a lawn to a white target called a jack. This sport has its roots traced back to the 13th century in London. The ancient version of modern-day barefoot bowling was referred to as jactus lapidum.
Mon, 11 Jun 2012 09:25:05 -0500When you are above a certain age limit, there are very few sports you can actively engage in without injuring your frail body. Very vigorous sports like football, basket ball and tennis are out of the question. It is around this time when many people turn to more relaxed games like golf and barefoot bowling.
Mon, 14 May 2012 16:44:06 -0500Fundraising is no longer a reserve of the non-profits. Many corporate entities from time to time find the need to raise money for one reason or the other; like help colleagues raise funds to further their studies, cover hospital bills, and even organize a wedding, among other reasons. Organizers employ an array of strategies, barefoot bowling fundraiser being one of the most preferable methods for the following reasons.
Tue, 08 May 2012 15:36:57 -0500Bowling is an ancient game that has over the years experienced drastic changes in how it is played and even the who the players are. In its wee days, it was usually viewed as a game for the old folks, the retirees who had so much time at their disposal but with nothing serious to do with. This misconception is no more as the game is now enjoyed by more youths than the grey haired members of the society.
Mon, 02 Apr 2012 10:46:32 -0500Barefoot bowling is an old sport. One can trace its origin somewhere in the 13th century in Britain. There is however no telling exactly when barefoot bowling started as it may have started much earlier than the said century.
Mon, 02 Apr 2012 10:46:11 -0500Lawn bowling is a wonderful non-intensive outdoor sport that has been around for several centuries. As a sport, lawn bowling has attracted players from different age groups and classes.
Wed, 28 Mar 2012 11:13:48 -0500When I started bowling over 40 years ago the only bowling bags had hard sides. My bag served its purpose for years, even though my ball weighed 14 lbs. and the bag itself wasn't light.
Wed, 07 Mar 2012 09:47:47 -0600Bowling is a fun and a great sport, whether you are bowling just for fun or competitively in a league, people of all ages can enjoy it win or lose. However, as with all things it takes practice, determination and some training to be a successful bowler.
Fri, 13 Jan 2012 13:05:38 -0600Other than a bowling ball, a good pair of bowling shoes is the next most vital equipment any bowler should have. Recently many bowlers have been shopping for bowling shoes online. Buying a pair of bowling shoes from online store has been a bit of a trend...
Wed, 05 Oct 2011 12:57:40 -0500After long hours of hectic routine during the weekdays, you are likely to look forward to having some fun during the weekends. Places of entertainment and amusement parks are mostly crowded during Saturdays and Sundays. If you do not like that much crowd, try the bowling alley. Ten-pin bowling has been one of the most popular sports in America for quite a few years now.
Tue, 16 Aug 2011 09:01:23 -0500Brunswick bowling balls have been long known as one of the best bowling balls manufactured. The long standing reputation of being a durable, easy to handle ball that is designed with better aim in mind has led this brand to the top of many bowlers preferred lists. But what is it that makes these bowling balls so spectacular?
Fri, 12 Aug 2011 15:20:28 -0500There are only a select few sports that a person can participate in regardless of the weather brought on by the season. The most popular is bowling. Bowling is such a popular sport because of the fact that a person can play it in rain or shine, whether it's negative fifteen degrees or one hundred and five degrees, or whether it's night or day.
Fri, 12 Aug 2011 14:59:17 -0500In the blistering summer heat, it can be hard to find a way to cool off and have fun indoors. Sure, a person can go shopping / go to the mall / go sit in a bar for hours on end...but a lot of people like to participate in an actual activity instead of walking or lounging around.
Fri, 05 Aug 2011 13:12:28 -0500Bowling has always been a popular sport in this country. For decades, bowling has been bringing people together for evenings of fellowship and fun. Occasionally, a person will develop an interest in becoming more than just a casual bowler, and will want to take steps towards becoming a competitive bowler.
Thu, 04 Aug 2011 11:15:12 -0500Bocce (often misspelled as bocci) is a game that consists of eight balls about the size of grapefruits, one small ball slightly larger than a walnut, and a court or lawn to play on. The large balls are called bocce balls and the small ball is called a pallino (also known as a pallina, pill, and polle). The goal of the game is to get the large balls closest to the small ball. The game is played in frames and a winner is declared when they reach the end point total before the other team. The end total is usually between 7 and 15.
Wed, 03 Aug 2011 15:29:55 -0500What is bocce? Bocce ball is one of the oldest sports in the world. Behind soccer and golf, bocce is the most played sport in the world.
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 13:33:00 -0500Whether a first time bowler or a professional, purchasing and using one's own equipment can be a great way to improve one's game. Most people simply go to a bowling alley, pick a random house ball, and bowl, regardless of the condition of the equipment.
Wed, 13 Jul 2011 09:04:41 -0500In the bowling shot, the moment you release the ball is crucial. This is because the smallest of movements of your hands or wrists can have a major effect on the trajectory of the ball. It often means the difference between a gutter and a strike! This article will teach you what you need to know about releasing a bowling ball.
Mon, 11 Jul 2011 10:38:54 -0500If you're just getting started with bowling, you most likely are using the balls that the alley provides (these are known as house balls). This is fine if you are bowling purely for social or recreational reasons reasons. But if you have aspirations of improving your scores and getting better at the game, you really should make an investment in a ball of your own.
Fri, 08 Jul 2011 15:45:33 -0500Everybody gets bored from time to time, and there is an often overlooked sport that can be used to cure anyone's case of boredom: Bowling. Bowling has been around for a very long time, and has been gaining popularity exponentially for the past few decades.
Tue, 05 Jul 2011 14:39:50 -0500You name it, there is an app for that, or so the saying goes. The other day, I was perusing the Apple App Store, and the Android app directory for various apps for bowling. It is amazing how many there are, apps which will help you keep track of your average, help keep track of your entire team, or even help keep track of an entire tournament.
Fri, 01 Jul 2011 14:46:11 -0500The other day, I was reading about some researchers, I had met a while back who had come up with a carbon composite and graphene coating for a court to be used in a certain sport. Indeed, I immediately thought of some of the other potential uses, and it makes sense that perhaps we should make bowling alleys out of these materials. Right now these materials are quite expensive, and therefore they are used for space and satellite industry, and the military uses these materials for jet fighter planes.
Fri, 17 Jun 2011 15:46:18 -0500An overview of a lawn bowls match, including the different roles of each team. It's a sport which involves skill, strategy and can be played in mixed teams of men and women.
Wed, 08 Jun 2011 14:30:57 -0500Learning to hone your bowling skills in your own living room, is that even possible? Well, it may be soon, and the systems are getting so powerful, and so accurate, that one might actually learn better bowling techniques in their living room than out at the bowling alley. Let me explain one of the new technologies which seems to be getting better every year.
Wed, 08 Jun 2011 11:42:33 -0500There is one American pastime that has stood the test of time: bowling. Bowling has been around for decades, through good times and bad in this country, and there are no signs of the sport's growth slowing down.
Wed, 01 Jun 2011 13:59:30 -0500Bowling is a pastime enjoyed by many people all over this great country...and for good reason. It is relatively affordable, easy to get into, and anyone can play. Bowling is a simple game. The object is to knock down as many pins as possible in ten frames.
Tue, 31 May 2011 12:52:13 -0500People get so wrapped up and tangled up in all of life's problems that they forget to just go out and have a good time once in a while. Sometimes, even when there is an opportunity, it's hard to find something to do. An often overlooked pastime, bowling is a great way to relax, unwind, and just slow down and enjoy a nice evening with friends and family.
Fri, 27 May 2011 08:49:18 -0500Many bowlers don't recognize the importance of picking up spares, and even those who do typically do not use any real strategy, opting to just throw the ball and hope. Instead of doing this, you should employ the target pin method.
Wed, 25 May 2011 09:45:38 -0500Methods used to help improve membership levels at a local lawn bowls club. They used leafletting, open days, outreach through local events, and then the help of members being welcoming.
Wed, 18 May 2011 14:35:31 -0500My Strike Ball: Most fun bowlers will use a house ball to bowl both their first and second shots. That's OK if you are only an occasional bowler. If you bowl more often and want to learn how to bowl better I would suggest you purchase a medium priced resin ball with a reactive shell. This ball will react on most lane conditions really well. It will, in most cases, destroy the pins giving you many forgiving shots. A fingertip grip reactive resin ball will cause the pins to lay down and literally fly all over the pit. The only disadvantage to this is that you will leave many more "10″ pins which is a good thing because it shows that you are hitting the 1-3 pocket consistently.
Mon, 16 May 2011 09:02:35 -0500If you want to improve your bowling game there are two things you need to do first. One is that you must be mentally in the game and have the will to take charge and trust self. Two, and this is where I'd like to focus my talk today, is that you need to have sliding awareness so you are not slip-sliding-away.
Wed, 04 May 2011 12:54:43 -0500Bowling has been a sport growing in popularity since the first rules were established in 1895 in New York City. It is estimated that there are ninety five million people residing in almost one hundred countries around the globe enjoy the sport of bowling. Among the equipment required to play this sport, one of the most intrinsic elements is the ball. Bowling balls have evolved over the years to accommodate players of different genders, ages, sizes and even rolling styles. By knowing what to look for in a ball, you can be sure to invest in a model to meet all of your bowling needs and goals.
Tue, 03 May 2011 15:04:05 -0500Pretty much everyone asked will admit that they enjoy a game or two of bowling from time to time. It's a sport that's relatively new, it's only been around forty years or so, but it is one of the most popular sports around. Why is that? Well, for starters, it's a game for anybody. It is fun for everyone, from people who play once every few years to people who play competitively.
Tue, 03 May 2011 11:25:14 -0500A popular day out for many children is a trip to the bowling alley. While it can be an expensive day out, the cost will go up if you have to hire shoes for them.
Tue, 03 May 2011 11:09:26 -0500Everybody in a family can get a pair of bowling footwear today. If you are looking for mens bowling shoes, many branded pairs are available. These shoes are good because you can wear them anytime you want to go for training. Besides, having personal shoes can help you avoid foul-smelling shared pairs.
Tue, 03 May 2011 11:01:47 -0500SST bowling shoes are for the more serious and dedicated bowlers. Their price ensures that people who intend to use them on a regular basis will only buy them. However, once they have been purchased, the customer can be sure that they have a well designed and well made pair of shoes.
Tue, 03 May 2011 10:42:47 -0500Bowling shoes are not the basic, clumsy piece of footwear that they used to be. There is a lot of time and money spent in designing new ones and, as a result, the bowlers are getting better and better due to the technology involved.
Tue, 03 May 2011 10:22:33 -0500Dexter is a leading name when it comes to bowling shoes. It will be able to provide a pair for anyone regarding of what their preference is. Dexter bowling Shoes Company was established in 1957 and so has over 50 years' experience of working with bowlers and finding out what they want.
Tue, 03 May 2011 10:16:19 -0500If you go bowling a lot or feel that it is something you may do in the future, it will be well worth your while investing in a pair of bowling shoes. It is possible to rent, but if you buy bowling shoes, you know that you are the only person using them and you can choose exactly what you want.
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 10:43:51 -0500Bowling is a great sport, a fun game, and an all around good way to spend an evening with family, friends, or even competitors. It has been popular for decades, and it is a sport almost anyone can play. People from all ages and walks of life can enjoy the game of bowling, and there is one fact that remains unchanged: bowling accessories can help anyone.
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 10:16:45 -0500Bowling is a sport that has gained popularity over the course of the past few decades, and for good reason. It is fun, easy to pick up, and draws crowds from any socioeconomic background. What has this done for the bowling accessory industry however? Well, it is bigger than most people realize. There are tons of choices in a variety of categories: from balls, to gloves, to shoes, bags, and even polishes.
Mon, 18 Apr 2011 10:01:02 -0500If you are an avid bowler and belong to a bowling league like 10s of thousands of Americans then perhaps by now you've noticed more and more bowling apps popping up? Maybe you have seen other bowlers in nearby lanes playing on their iPhones between turns, well, many of them are probably just texting friends, and yet many others perhaps are utilizing some of the new bowling apps available, and there are so many it might take you a while to review all of them. One of the coolest bowling apps I've seen was one which allows bowlers to...
Fri, 15 Apr 2011 08:01:28 -0500Will space colonies have the opportunity to bowl? If so, how will the game have to be modified if it is to work, as this is a relevant question in a low gravity environment, because everything will change, consider the challenges in zero gravity for instance? How on Earth would you do that, well, first you can skip the phrase "How on Earth" because you aren't on the planet anymore, secondly you are going to need a way to keep your feet on the ground as you approach the lane with the ball.
Wed, 30 Mar 2011 08:11:42 -0500Bowling is fun and entertaining for families and friends or co-workers of companies and corporations. Bowling can consist of entertaining, socializing and exercising while having fun. Bowling parties can be to just get together for family and friends, but most are birthday parties for children.
Fri, 25 Mar 2011 16:22:11 -0500Throwing a hook ball or spinning the ball when bowling is all about trying to create right to left motion (if you're right handed) as you throw the ball down the lane, in order to knock as many pins down as possible. The hook creates some room for error so that you don't necessarily have to strike the head pin in the perfect spot to knock the pins down. Determine Which Grip to Use Based on the Type of Bowling Ball When you go to the bowling alley if you don't have your own..
Thu, 24 Mar 2011 15:51:51 -0500Bowling might seem like a very simple game. The only goal is to roll a heavy ball down a lane so it knocks down as many pins as possible. This simplified understanding, however, severely misrepresents everything that makes bowling the complex and exciting sport that it really is. Taking some time to learn the dimensions and layout of the lane is a good first step for bowlers looking to take things a bit more seriously.
Tue, 22 Mar 2011 13:35:50 -0500There are four types of bowling balls on the market that you must pay attention to. If you just started bowling, you can choose a regular plastic ball. The more experienced bowlers can choose between the three remaining types of balls - urethane balls, reactive resin balls and particle bowling balls.
Tue, 22 Mar 2011 10:50:29 -0500Unlike the other sports, you don't need to spend enormous amount of money on bowling equipment. Everything you need fits into one bag, and the best fact is that there's no need to buy anything from the equipment.
Tue, 08 Mar 2011 10:29:36 -0600If you want to know how to throw a hook in bowling, then let me give you some simple tips to improve your game. Throwing a hook ball in bowling is no easy feat, but with a little practice and the right teacher, you can achieve it almost overnight.
Fri, 04 Mar 2011 11:47:32 -0600There are lots of resources around the net that could help you learn how to play bowling. There are articles, ebooks, videos and even special reports that could teach you how to do this sport the right way. Read this article and find out how to play it right.
Thu, 17 Feb 2011 15:34:52 -0600When I first learned how to bowl spare making wasn't taught the way it is now. I started bowling over 50 years ago. We had pin boys to set each rack. Everyone had a Brunswick or Ebonite black bowling ball. The were all drilled conventional grips. A conventional grip was where your fingers went in as far as the second knuckle. Harder to hold and harder to throw straight. Most everyone threw a straight ball. Spares where simple because you didn't have to contend with a big hook. Today it's a lot different.
Wed, 09 Feb 2011 15:28:37 -0600A bowling tournament is an organized competition where bowlers face off to see who can score the highest. While there are a variety of particular formats, all of them involve playing for both personal satisfaction as well as monetary rewards. Winning one is always going to be a challenge, but here are a few tips that will greatly help out.
Wed, 09 Feb 2011 13:05:03 -0600Your attitude and demeanor on the lanes can be a significant factor in how well you score, so working to improve your mental game as well as the physical can lead to big benefits. As a bowler, you want to be able to keep your delivery as consistent as possible and remain cool and collected no matter what the situation. In order to achieve this, it's crucial to forget about external factors and focus on your current ball.
Wed, 09 Feb 2011 11:44:45 -0600When you're getting started with bowling, you'll almost always begin by throwing a straight ball. This is the by far the simplest technique and it's completely natural to start with it. After some practice, you can certainly become a very good bowler; however, if you want to consistently score very high (170+), you will need to learn how to throw a hook ball.
Mon, 07 Feb 2011 13:07:00 -0600Sticky approaches have been a problem for many years before I knew how to bowl. Not long ago I had an experience that changed the way I deal with approaches. I was bowling one night when all of a sudden I stuck while delivering the ball on my final step. I took a header over the foul line and injured my knee in the process. A fellow bowler gave me some talcum powder to help me slide better but this only worked for a few times. Note that bowling establishments frown on using talcum because it could cause a bowler to slide too much unexpectedly. Of course now I'm a bit tentative wondering if I'm going to slide when I make my approach.
Fri, 04 Feb 2011 10:30:27 -0600Bowling has a wide variety of functions, ranging from fun with friends to intense tournaments. From attire to bowling equipment, there are several guidelines to keep in mind when selecting an appropriate bowling outfit.
Tue, 01 Feb 2011 11:42:47 -0600Learning How To Bowl the correct way is most important. You must take in consideration a few basic techniques that are essential to improving your score. Your Approach: This should feel comfortable and natural. I use a four step approach and lead with my right foot.
Mon, 31 Jan 2011 13:43:20 -0600Your approach to the foul line is crucial when Learning How To Bowl. This is where it all happens. If any part of this is wrong you will not be in time and the ball will not be delivered properly. Just remember that 90% of your game happens before you deliver the ball. Once it is released you no longer had control. So lets start off on the right foot (No pun intended) It doesn't really matter if you take 3, 4 or a 5 step delivery as long a you are comfortable with your delivery. I try to teach new bowlers a four step approach and to walk and not run. Right handed bowlers will be taking their first step with their right foot. I teach to keep that foot a half of a shoe in back so you have to lead with your right. Don't stand with your heels and toes aligned. All this is reversed if your are left handed.
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