January 2020 Content Archive

Bowling Tips and Techniques Articles

Looking for good ball motion

Bowlings Golden Rules - Part 2

In my last article, we discussed the importance of fit as one of the four "golden rules" of bowling. This month, we’ll look at another one of the golden rules: you can’t out-score bad ball motion. No matter how good...

layouts-keeping-it-simple

A lot of the questions bowlers have about equipment relate to layouts: “What kinds of layouts are best for sport patterns?” “What’s the difference between Dual Angle and the Pin Buffer methods?” “What’s most important in a layout?” My goal over...

taking your best shot header

The eternal dilemma of athletes who are great in practice and then change under the lights is to understand what happened to the confident, free executor of strike and spare shots. The conventional wisdom is that if you just practice...

The BTM Book Report: 'Outliers: The Story of Success'

This month's topic is Malcolm Gladwell's Outliers: The Story of Success. Even if you haven't yet read this book, you will most likely be familiar with one of its key points: the 10,000 hour rule. For many, this book is viewed as...

Osmosis and keeping your eye on the ball

Tricks of the Bowling Coaching Trade - Part 1

Hello, Bowling This Month readers. It is good to see you again! My goal over the next few articles is to share some of the most effective techniques I have developed in my 25 years of coaching and instruction. Although...