Phil Regan

About Phil Regan

Phil Regan, a USBC-certified Silver coach, has been teaching bowling since 1964. Retired from corporate life, he coaches bowlers of all levels in the northern California area and competes on the PBA50 and PBA Regional tours. Phil can be found online at www.philreganbowlinglessons.com.

Sweat the Small Stuff!

A few easy ways to add a pin or two to your average

Sweat the Small Stuff!

Countless self-help articles and books tell us to take life easy, chill out, and—most importantly—don’t sweat the small stuff. But, as we know, the physical act of successfully propelling a bowling ball down a lane consists of nothing but small... [Read More]

Let Go of Me!

The various release styles of effective bowling

Let Go of Me!

One thing is certain in bowling: in order to knock down pins, you have to let go of the ball. Get it off your hand. Release it. But how? Let’s start with… The elite release In recent years, there has... [Read More]

Do It Your Way…

Mostly, that is!

Do It Your Way...

I always make a big deal about The Rule of Fours. That’s the coordination of a basic four-step approach with four basic upper-body motions: out, down, back, and forward, bowling ball in-hand. But in my most recent article, I also... [Read More]

One, Two, Three, Four

There, you're a bowler!

One, Two, Three, Four

Let’s go back in time. You’re in high school, and your teacher has dropped a pop quiz on you. This test is a tough one, so you must choose your answer carefully. Which of the follow statements is most correct?... [Read More]

How to Practice at Home

How to Practice at Home

As a carefree teenager in the 1960s, I bowled at least 200 games per month. But times change, of course, and now I’m fortunate if I get to bowl even half that number in a year. Some of us can’t... [Read More]

GPA: Practice with a Purpose

GPA: Practice with a Purpose

I recently watched a few local hotshots in a practice session. These guys are all 220+ average members of the THB/THS Club: Typical House Bowlers on a Typical House Shot. All righthanders, they are very successful practitioners of The Stand... [Read More]