December 2009 Contents
Bowling Tips and Techniques Articles
Getting Your Hand Behind the Ball
Start looking at your body position
A major skill most bowlers try to achieve is the ability to get their hand behind the ball prior to and during the release. Many times bowlers focus solely on the position of the hand and not the position of...
Steps to the Learning and Coaching Process
Learning how to learn
“A lesson well learned becomes your teacher for life.” -Pia Nilsson & Lynn Marriott, Coaches Bowlers are like predators, always looking for that edge that is going to help them play and compete better. The search for improved form, leverage,...
The Dead Zone
It takes a new strategy to avoid it
One night during a handicap league, I noticed a very interesting scenario developing on a particular pair of lanes. The two teams bowling were comprised of a typical mix of low, medium, and high average bowlers. Each of the teams...
The Expense of a Missed Opportunity
Conversations to nowhere
I have had a summer of both watching and competing in tournaments. Also, as I believe all good coaches of any sport do, I’ve spend a good bit of time reading about our sport, the mental game and other sports...