Bowling Mental Game Articles
Like many other sports, bowling is as much a mental game as it is a physical game. Particularly at the higher levels of our sport, a faulty mental game can really be a liability.
The list of sub-topics that are critical to an effective mental game is huge: the pre-shot routine, concentration, confidence, focus, mental toughness, handling adversity, decision making, visualization, handling pressure, and the post-shot routine are all essential elements that bowlers should consider as they elevate their games to higher and higher levels.
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Featured Bowling Mental Game Articles
Common Issues for Beginner Bowlers
Timing, slow feet, spare shooting, and overthinking
Over the next few articles, I want to go through some of the most common issues faced by bowlers of all different levels. In my experience working with bowlers of all levels, there are some clear differences in what I...
Coach, I’ve Got a Question! – March 2023
In this recurring feature, I answer questions from Bowling This Month readers. If you have questions, please leave them in the comment section below so I can address them in a future installment of Coach, I’ve Got a Question! How can...
The BTM Interview: Rebecca Whiting
Leading up to the 2022 IBF Bowling World Cup in Australia, Bowling This Month contributor Dean Champ interviewed Australian Rebecca Whiting, winner of the 2019 QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Indonesia. The 2022 IBF Bowling World Cup is being hosted at the...
Coach, I’ve Got a Question! – November 2022
In this recurring feature, I answer questions from Bowling This Month readers. If you have questions, please leave them in the comment section below so I can address them in a future installment of Coach, I’ve Got a Question! I’m a...
Bowl Like a Pro – Part 5
Elite mental game characteristics
If I were to say the names Pete Weber, Walter Ray Williams, Jr., or Jason Belmonte, you’d think I was starting a discussion about the greatest of all time (and maybe I am). The same if I mentioned Liz Johnson...
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