April 2013 Contents

Bowling Tips and Techniques Articles

Understanding good and bad friction

El Dorado and El Diablo

The chemical composition of today’s bowling ball covers paired with flare leads to a weighty amount of oil being removed from the lane at a fast rate. In order to make proactive lane play decisions throughout a block, players must...

How to Design a Productive Practice Session

I would like to challenge you to identify the famous bowler who said the following “I learn while I practice. The more I practice the more I learn.” (The answer is in this article). Throughout our lives we have had...

How to let someone else do the work for you

Lining Up Off Everyone Else

This is the time of year you prepare for USBC Championships and The BTM and The 123. It’s important to be mentally “all in” as well as making sure your equipment and physical game are sharp and ready for the...

Your feet, charm school, and looking pretty

Little-Changes-That-Can-Make-a-Big-Difference-Part-2

Sometimes when bowlers are in a slump or they just need something to get them to the next level, it only takes a small adjustment or change to make a big difference. In this article, I am continuing from the...

The ten elements

Matching Up Trumps Good Bowling

The term “matching up” is much bandied about in modern bowling. As I have often written, you cannot outbowl a bad ball reaction no matter how good you are. The bowler who is “matched up” will win out in the...

Checklists for delivering your shot

Shoulds and Should Nots - Part 1

Serious bowlers practice as often as possible. Although a practice regimen may seem beneficial, it can also be an exercise in futility if you practice the wrong things. One of my basic philosophies is REPITITION CREATES HABIT. Habits can either...