October 2010 Contents

Bowling Tips and Techniques Articles

Developing your own full potential

Breaking 900

We live in a world of numbers and statistics. The first thing that non-bowlers ask of serious bowlers (you) is whether or not you have bowled a 300 and “What is your average?” Players trot out title records like that...

Deliver the ball into the lane, not upward

Follow Through Low, Long, and Outward

In a previous issue, I stressed the importance of avoiding the lift and loft method of execution. Although this was popular and perhaps a necessity in the rubber ball era, it became a detriment with the advent of urethane bowling...

A variation of the four step standard

Four-Tenths of a Second That Can Change Your Life - Part 1

I know what you are thinking already just from reading the title. FOUR-TENTHS OF A SECOND! Ron Clifton has absolutely lost his mind. There is no way I can repeat shots well enough to adjust my game by less than...

When to switch in the heat of battle

Making a Ball Change On the Fly

Many modern bowlers use ball changes as an adjustment to changing lane conditions. Very few do it effectively. Let’s take a look at what makes this strategy work and what prevents it from working. The successful ball change comes as...

Staying Behind the Ball Better and Getting the Most Out of Practice Sessions

Welcome back to the Round Table! Once again we have two excellent questions and I think the answers provided by our elite panel of coaches will be a big help to many of you. The first question deals with the...