Getting Fit For The Bowling Lanes

Bowling may not look like a physically strenuous game – it’s often seen as a game for the oldies – but looks can be deceiving. The repeated lifting, handling and releasing of a 15-pound ball during th…

The Debate Surrounding Two-Handed Bowling

Bowling has undergone several changes in technique and technology since its introduction, from the type of material used in the ball (i.e., from wood to reactive materials) to the way of holding it (i…

Get Your Grip, Stance and Address Right

Bowling isn’t just about throwing the ball and hitting the pins. If it were so, then we’d all be professional bowlers! The best bowlers know that it’s important to get the grip, stance and address per…

Throwing A Slower Ball

Shooting high scores requires effective control over ball speed that, in turn, should be adjusted with consideration to the type of ball being thrown and the lane conditions. Keep in mind, too, that t…

Reasons For Taping The Thumbhole

In bowling, the smallest details matter as much as the larger ones, and it’s true for the thumbhole! Keep in mind that a properly fitting ball is a must in nearly all aspects of the game, from the app…

The Foul: A Basic Introduction

The foul in bowling differs from the foul in other sports from basketball to football.  Every bowler should know the related rules and regulations since such knowledge means a better enjoyment and res…

Unwritten Rules In A Bowling Alley

These rules are nowhere to be found on the walls of the Main Event but you are well-advised to take note of them. These unwritten rules of bowling apply regardless of where you like to enjoy the game,…

Rules Of The Game: Strikes and Pinfalls

The strike in bowling is akin to the hole-in-one in golfing or the three-point shot in basketball. But not all strikes are actually strikes according to the rules and regulations of the USBC, the regu…