Of Range Finders, Arrows And Angles

Most bowling alleys, such as Brunswick, have markings on the lane known as range finders and arrows. These markings aren’t there for decorative purposes only – these are used to zero in on your target…

Bowling A Hook Correctly

Beginner bowlers should master the hook shot, a technique where the ball curves in its path down the lane instead of rolling down in a straight path (i.e., a straight shot). The hook shot, after all, …

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…

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…