Bowling Coaching Articles
When it comes to bowling coaching, Bowling This Month has a plethora of highly successful minds to pull from, all possessing countless years of experience coaching at all levels of our sport. They share with our readers the most up-to-date coaching methods and techniques available anywhere.
A lot of our readers strive to become bowling coaches themselves. Whether becoming the head coach of a local high school program, to becoming a Saturday morning youth league coordinator, or to any other aspiring coach; many find themselves stuck when trying to learn the art of coaching. Solving the puzzle of what happens when a bowling ball goes downlane can be a challenging task within itself, so being a coach presents a whole new set of obstacles to overcome. Our bowling coaching articles aim to provide information about how to better acquaint yourself to the world of coaching. The following key skills are presented at great depth through this section:
- Coaching techniques and drills: Getting to the finished product of a balanced player is a difficult and winding road. Our contributors deliver new methods to make that path a little easier to manage. From the one step drill, to the placement of your camera equipment, we highlight the most effective coaching methods used by the nation’s best.
- Properly preparing your player: Bowling has such a vast array of variables in finding the right formula to score. Being exposed to the different conditions at a coaching level helps a player become exposed to and experienced to a varying amount of scenarios. In many of our articles, we introduce many ways to make bowling less of a guessing game and more of a science.
- Making information easily understood at varying skill levels: Being acutely aware to how your pupil(s) receive and interpret information is a vital skill in coaching. Learning how to match your vocabulary choice, amount of information, and content of that information can all be found here.
Delving deeper into what it takes to become a great coach, you will see that much of the information is very translatable to your own game and even can afford some life lessons. Nothing quite equates to the feeling one gets when they see a pupil smile and succeed at what they love.
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Featured Bowling Coaching Articles
Tricks of the Bowling Coaching Trade – Part 1
Osmosis and keeping your eye on the ball
Hello, Bowling This Month readers. It is good to see you again! My goal over the next few articles is to share some of the most effective techniques I have developed in my 25 years of coaching and instruction. Although...
Tips and Suggestions for Mid-Level Bowlers – Part 1
Setup consistency and the importance of coaching
Most of my students are mid-level (also known as intermediate-level) bowlers, which I define as a person who averages between 165 and 190. Mid-level bowlers tend to share certain positive traits. For example, their four-step or five-step approach is fairly...
Cultivating the Proper Team Bowling Environment
A guide for players and coaches
In this article, we are going to look at the dynamics of team bowling, specifically at the collegiate level. The unique beauty of our sport is that team bowling encompasses both the individual and team aspects of competition. You will...
Building Effective Bowling Teams – Part 2
With the USBC Open Championships finished for another year—and new rules in place for next year’s event that will force many teams to change their lineups—it’s a good time to follow up on my article from last year about building...
Key Takeaways from the 2018 World Bowling Coach Conference
Every two years, the USBC hosts the World Bowling Coach Conference, inviting coaches from all over the the world to speak, learn, and network together. In a room full of youth league, high school, and college coaches—along with coaches from...
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