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Featured Bowling Physical Game Articles

Breaking Down Barriers - 180

As a youth bowler, you could say that I developed slowly. I found myself stuck in the 160 to 170 average range for longer than other kids who were bigger and had more powerful strike balls than I did. Being...

Breaking Down Barriers - 200

For my first article in this series, I want to discuss the 200 average. 30 years ago, a bowler with a 200 average was an elite league player. With changes to lane oil technology and bowling balls, this is no...

Keeping It Simple: Physical and Mental Cues

In this installment of the Keeping It Simple series, we'll be covering the role of physical and mental cues. When you are struggling in competition, cues can be very effective at quickly refocusing your mind onto things you can control...

Armswing, timing, and footwork in the middle of the approach

Making the Leap from Recreational to Competitive Bowling - Part 3

My second article in this series covered everything leading up to and including that all-important first step. Now, let’s examine the middle two steps of a four-step approach. More specifically, we’ll look at several elements within these steps, such as the...

Physical and mental tricks for opening up the lane

Tips for Playing Inside

One of the most common issues I’ve dealt with as a coach is teaching people how to hook the ball more. It’s something that pretty much every bowler wants to do. Recently, in a post on the Bowling This Month...

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IssueArticle TitleAuthor
Breaking Down Barriers: Getting Over the 180 Hump
Breaking Down Barriers: Joining the 200 Average Club
Keeping It Simple: Physical and Mental Cues
Making the Leap From Recreational to Competitive Bowling - Part 3
Tips for Playing Inside
Keeping Your Change
25 Common Bowling Errors - Part 3
Making the Leap From Recreational to Competitive Bowling - Part 2
The Bowling Trinity Revisited - Part 2
Bowling's Golden Rules - Part 3
Tricks of the Bowling Coaching Trade - Part 3
25 Common Bowling Errors - Part 1
Tricks of the Bowling Coaching Trade - Part 2
Tips and Suggestions for Mid-Level Bowlers - Part 3
The Release: Cause and Effect
Converting to the Two-Handed Game
The PWBA Round Table: Strengths, Pre-Shot Routines, and Best Advice
Introduction to Loft Manipulation
Tips and Suggestions for Mid-Level Bowlers - Part 2
Introduction to Adjusting Ball Speed
Introduction to Bowling Ball Axis Control
Troubleshooting and Fixing Thumb Exit Problems
Don't Just Watch...Observe - Part 3
Don't Just Watch...Observe - Part 2
Don't Just Watch...Observe - Part 1
Improving Two-Handed Bowling Technique Through Physical Game Drill Sequences
LASER, Revisited - Part 5
Using Shoulder Abduction for a More Relaxed and Powerful Swing
Physical Game Drills to Improve Your Bowling - Part 3
Physical Game Drills to Improve Your Bowling - Part 2
Physical Game Drills to Improve Your Bowling - Part 1
Problem or Symptom?
The Basics of Improving Your Bowling Game - Part 2
Troubleshooting Your Bowling Game - Part 2
Lessons Learned
Troubleshooting Your Bowling Game - Part 1
The Coaching Round Table: Four Steps vs. Five, Sport Pattern Tips, and Better Adjustments
Finding the Right Posture for Your Bowling Game
Let Go of Me!
Bowling Timing: It's Not a Clockwork Universe
Improving Your Release
Free Swinging to Success
Physical Game Adjustments: It's the Little Things!
Do It Your Way...
Movement Patterns and Feedback in Bowling Training Sessions
Improving Your Swing Plane
One, Two, Three, Four
Improving Your Balance
Five Focus Areas for Tuning Up Your Physical Game
The Seven Common Problems That Can Hurt Your Bowling Scores
Modern Timing vs. Traditional
How to Create a Longer Swing
In Pursuit of the Elusive, Perfect NOTHING
The Seven Deadly Sins of Joe and Jane Blow - Part 3
Common Physical Errors - Part 3
Working the Inside of the Ball
Common Physical Errors - Part 2
Balance From Start to Finish - Part 2
Balance From Start to Finish - Part 1
Defining the Game Through Biomechanics
A How-To for Adjusting Ball Speed
Keeping Up With the Times
The Seven Deadly Sins of Joe and Jane Blow – Part 2
Getting Your Hand Behind the Ball
The Key
Common Physical Errors – Part 1
Mastering Multiple Hand Positions
Bring Your Best Approach to the Dance
An Early Swing Can Bring Early Elimination
The Timing Ideal
The Follow Through
Astronaut Training
Follow Through Low, Long, and Outward
Staying Behind the Ball Better and Getting the Most Out of Practice Sessions
Chicken Winging
Grip It and Rip It vs. Stroke 'Em and Smoke 'Em
New Rules for Staying Competitive
Have You Seen My Timing Lying Around Here Anywhere?
Speaking the Same Language
Four-Tenths of a Second That Can Change Your Life - Part 1
How to Transfer Energy Cleanly
Four-Tenths of a Second That Can Change Your Life - Part 2
The Left is Frustrating - Part 2
The Left is Frustrating - Part 1
Rev Rates, Carry, and the Areas Where Less Accomplished Bowlers Should Focus to Excel
How Specific Muscles Contribute to an Elite Release
Important Things to Know About Your Body as a Bowler
The Seven Deadly Sins of Joe and Jane Blow - Part 1
Mythbusting - Part 1
Calculating a Downswing Angle
Anatomy of a Perfect Swing
Pay Attention to Your Feet!
Release Timing
Don't Straighten Up, Straighten OUT!
Fast Feet Equal Better Shotmaking
Building an Efficient Bowling Machine
The One-Three Key
Anatomy of an Elite Release
Stuff to Do, No Matter What - Part 1
Ball Speed and the Right Equipment
Bowling By the Clock
Writers’ Thoughts on Timing and RG
Changing Hand Positions
Versatility Accomplishes Greater Consistency
The Kinetic Chain
Get Your Game's Foundation Rolling
Shoulds and Should Nots - Part 3
Shoulds and Should Nots - Part 2
Shoulds and Should Nots - Part 1
Drop Your Damn Shoulder!
In a Slump?
The Cure for Early Turn and Over-Turn - Part 2
The Cure for Early Turn and Over-Turn - Part 1
Altering Your Physical Game FAST
Lofty Goals
The Evil Drift
What is Your Bowling Forearm Doing?
The Ron Clifton Scoot
How Far Should You Slide?
Little Changes That Can Make a Big Difference - Part 2
Little Changes That Can Make a Big Difference - Part 1
Seniors on Steroid Balls
Reconceptualization of an Elite Release
Work the Inside of the Ball or Stay Behind It? Part 2
The Dance
Prepping You and Your Equipment for Nationals and Is Drifting Okay?
Starting From the Ground Up - Part 1
Starting From the Ground Up - Part 2
Backswings and Fast Feet
At the Core of Fast Improvements and Higher Level Performance
Training Two-Handed Players
The VAR-E System
Starting From the Ground Up - Part 3
Work the Inside of the Ball or Stay Behind It? Part 1
Starting From the Ground Up - Part 4