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Featured Bowling Physical Game Articles
Introduction to Bowling Ball Axis Control
A how-to for adjusting axis rotation angle and axis tilt angle
Two of the key variables in ball reaction that a bowler has control over are the axis rotation angle and axis tilt angle of the bowling ball. These angles, along with rev rate and ball speed, are the main variables...
Troubleshooting and Fixing Thumb Exit Problems
One of the most complicated issues to fix in bowling is the concept of “clearing the thumb." This refers to how consistently your thumb exits the ball as part of your release. Thumb exit problems are so difficult to fix...
Don’t Just Watch…Observe – Part 3
The forward swing, fourth step, release, and follow through
Watching versus observing…is there a difference? There sure is. Watching is passive, observing is active. Watching involves doing nothing while the action unfolds in front of you. Watching bowling means you allow the bowlers to entertain you; nothing is required...
Don’t Just Watch…Observe – Part 2
The second step (downswing) and third step (backswing)
Every serious bowler wants to improve, but how? Hire a good coach? Of course. Without exception, every bowler needs the help of a trained coach—but that can get expensive. How about reading bowling books and instructional articles? Sure—it goes without...
Don’t Just Watch…Observe – Part 1
The setup and first step
As a serious bowler, you know you can do a lot of your practicing from the comfort of your living room. The pre-shot routine, the setup, hand positions, the armswing—these are a few aspects of your game you can work...
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