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Beginners, bowling ball, bowling tips, guide -

Choosing your first bowling ball can be confusing and overwhelming. There are tons of choices: Which brand should I choose? Which type of material should I pick? What type of core is best? What is hook potential and how should I choose the right one? What weight do I need? and more.     Since this is your first ball we can eliminate of some of these questions right away. Let’s not worry about brands because most entry level balls are very similar. Also, don’t worry about hook potential, or the ball core. All of these will come later with...

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Guide, Tips, wheelchair -

Athletes of all levels now participate in wheelchair sports, including bowling. Wheelchair bowling is very competitive and increasing in popularity. In fact, the American Wheelchair Bowling Association boasts more than 500 members. While a few people try wheelchair bowling without special equipment, many take advantage of an ever-increasing variety of adaptive tools that make bowling in a wheelchair easier and more fun. Some wheelchair athletes enjoyed bowling prior to their disability. They might try wheeling themselves to the foul line, swinging the ball back and trying to put spin on it as they release the ball. Unfortunately, this approach does...

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Bowling Shoes, Shoes -

Like many other sports, bowling requires the players to wear a specific type of shoe. Choosing the right pair of bowling shoes is easier than you think. We’re here to provide you with the insight you need to make the right choice. So, let's first look at the reason why bowling shoes must be worn during the approach. On a bowling shoe, there are sliding soles on each side to accommodate a right or left-handed bowler, which your daily sneakers don't have. Sneakers are too “sticky” and will cause you to abruptly stop as you approach the foul line. This...

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Bowling Terms -

Action The spin on the ball and the movement of the pins caused by that spin. A relatively slow ball with a lot of action can be much more effective than a very fast ball with little action. The way the pins bounce around hitting each other ending with a good result Address The bowler's stance before beginning the approach. Adjustment A change of your game to be more competitive on a particular lane. This can mean an alignment change, equipment change or something else Approach The space extending back from the foul line used to make the steps and...

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