January 2013 Contents

Bowling Tips and Techniques Articles

Pinpointing your focus on delivering pure shots

Laser Focus

Check out the following scenario drawn from the December 2012 PBA tournament scene in Las Vegas. Right away you can see some of the focus problems that present themselves in big time tournament situations. “Experiencing the bowling live was eye...

How to use it to train and compete

Our Body Clock

Circadian rhythms are biological processes that involve built in and self-sustaining rhythms that are adjusted by the local environment. “People whose circadian rhythms are synchronized to their local environment and wake habitually at 8 am would be expected to have...

The basics of choosing equipment

Some Simple Guidelines

Serious bowlers seek all avenues to remain competitive. They stay abreast of all new equipment and pursue all means of elevating their games. During the past 15 to 20 years, the bowling game has undergone a big technological boom. Coverstocks...

Tackling Your Weaknesses - Part 2

Last month, I dealt with improving the mental game to help Active Volcanoes. This month, it’s time to deal with the Blind Squirrels. Blind Squirrels are bowlers whose physical and mental games are reasonably sound, while their tactical approach to...

Extending the life of your equipment, ball and lane surface changes, and experimenting with launch angles

The Dishwasher and Other Bowling Tools

Now that I’ve collected quite a number of questions from readers, I thought this would be a good time to address them. We’ll start with how to maintain your equipment in a way that will keep it working at peak...

What’s the difference between rotation and a revolution?

The LASER Adjustment - Part 3

Ah, ball motion. One of the most intriguing things about bowling. If you have been following my writings over the years, you know that I think the fit of the bowling ball on the hand is the single most important...