Bowling: Steps to Success

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/1/2005
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics

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Master all of the essential skills of bowling to raise your averages at the lanes. >Bowling: Steps to Success> contains in-depth, progressive instruction for each aspect of the game-from grip and stance to footwork and release-so you'll be throwing strikes consistently in no time.Build a strong skill base with clear instruction, precise illustrations, and dozens of drills that feature a scoring system to help you gauge your improvement and accelerate your progress. Then learn and practice the tactics of shooting strikes and spares to give you more confidence and success on every frame.Step up to the line knowing you'll deliver a well-executed shot with pinpoint accuracy. As part of the >Steps to Success Sports Series>-with more than 1.5 million copies sold->Bowling: Steps to Success> will give you maximum results.

Table of Contents

Climbing the Steps to Bowling Success vii
Acknowledgments ix
The Sport of Bowling xi
Step 1 Gripping the Ball for Comfort and Control
Step 2 Developing a Bowling Mind-Set
Step 3 Beginning the Approach With a Solid Stance
Step 4 Moving Your Feet With Timing and Efficiency
Step 5 Swinging for Power and Accuracy
Step 6 Finishing the Approach in Balance
Step 7 Coordinating the Steps and the Swing
Step 8 Creating an Effective Release
Step 9 Adjusting the Stance, Swing, and Release
Step 10 Adjusting the Line to the Strike Pocket
Step 11 Using a Spare-Shooting System
Step 12 Adjusting to Lane Conditions
Step 13 Bowling Competitively
About the Author 195

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