Once you have been bowling a few times you come to realize that there is more to the sport of bowling than you thought. You throw some strikes and make some spares but something seems to be missing and you want to learn more about this mysterious game of bowling. Maybe you're a beginner and have watched other bowlers hook the ball and wonder how you can hook the ball too. It … [Read more...] about Introduction
Intro to Bowling
Learning how to bowl is more difficult than it looks, but when you have the right bowling instruction and apply it to your game it becomes much easier. You can look at bowling as a kind of puzzle, you first see what the different pieces of the bowling puzzle look like and then work on each piece to build a complete bowling game. Each part of your technique that you improve will … [Read more...] about Learn to Bowl
Bowling is fun! No matter how long you've bowled or how good you are at bowling, trying to knock down ten pins with a bowling ball is an addicting and exciting challenge. Bowling can bring so many enjoyable experiences into the lives of people that play the game. Besides the sheer fun of it, bowling has many built in social opportunities through events, leagues and … [Read more...] about Why Go Bowling?
When you are a new bowler it helps to learn the unique words and phrases used by bowlers to understand and talk about the game. This should help you even more when learning about bowling through books or online by yourself. You can also learn these words as they are used in the different sections on Discover Bowling. Basic bowling words A good place to start when learning … [Read more...] about Bowling Lingo and Glossaries
You can use the different sets of markings on the bowling lanes for lining up and making adjustments to each of your shots. Below is an image of a bowling lane showing the approach markings, targeting dots and targeting arrows. The targeting arrows are five boards apart and there are 39 boards across the width of the lane. When talking about these boards bowlers will call … [Read more...] about Bowling Lanes and Bowling Pins