January 2011 Contents

Bowling Tips and Techniques Articles

The multi-dimensional bowler

Chris Barnes, Parker Bohn III, Norm Duke, Pete Weber, Walter Ray Williams, and the retired Mike Aulby, over the years have placed themselves on a higher plateau in professional bowling. What do they have in common? Although they perform in...

The implications of bowler learning styles

See it, hear it, or do it?

As a middle school teacher, it is imperative I am aware of the learning styles of my students. I must also be aware of my own learning style and its role in influencing the way I teach. Bowling coaches and...

Know your equipment and yourself

Staying Lined Up - Part 1

Over the next several issues, I wanted to cover a topic near and dear to the hearts of many bowlers: staying lined up. I’ve seen many systems and strategies over the years to help bowlers get lined up before a...

A visual tool for improved comprehension of lane play

The 3x3 Box

Improving lane play remains one of the biggest challenges in our sport. Lane surface materials vary widely and topographical differences lane-to-lane can make the same pattern play very differently in the same bowling center. Moreover, bowling has a variety of...

How mentally tough are you?

Tough Enough

“When you’re playing against a stacked deck, compete even harder. Show the world how much you’ll fight for the winner’s circle. If you do, some day the cellophane will crackle off a fresh pack, one that belongs to you, and...

Tricky Lanes and Coaching Selection

Happy New Year and welcome back to the Round Table! Thanks to the readers who sent in the questions for this Round Table discussion. This month’s panel of experts is loaded with years of coaching experience as well as competing...