Bowling For Dummies by Lisa Iannucci, A.J. Forrest

By Lisa Iannucci, A.J. Forrest

The quickly and simple method to ideal your bowling game

Bowling is a cheap date, a cheap evening out for the entire relations, and a enjoyable hangout job for children of every age. Bowling For Dummies finds the information, methods, and principles of play for this iconic American sport.
While now not each participant can wish to bowl three hundred, you could increase your common and sing their own praises for pals, relations, and bowling league teammates. Bowling For Dummies offers easy-to-understand directions for making improvements to your bowling video game. The professional suggestions and suggestion take you thru each step of the sport, from choosing the right footwear to the right kind strategy to yell, "Strike!"* jam-packed with photographs and line drawings* step by step directions and illustrations incorporated for all recommendations* Covers newbie via extra complex techniques
Whether you're an off-the-cuff bowler or on a bowling league, the sensible, pleasant recommendation in Bowling For Dummies can have you itching to hit the lanes to attempt out your new talents.

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Because of these differences, strikes are rare in candlepin bowling. Another difference between candlepin and ten-pin bowling is the lob line, a heavy black line located 10 feet down the lane from the foul line. The ball must be in contact with the lane prior to reaching this line, or else the pins struck by that throw don’t count toward your score. ✓ Duckpin bowling: You can think of duckpin bowling almost like a miniature version of ten-pin bowling. Duckpin bowling balls weigh only 2 to 4 pounds, and the pins are shorter and fatter than the pins used in ten-pin bowling.

It’s too light. The best ball is going to have a little weight on it. If the ball feels way too light, consider a heavier one (unless of course you have an injury or another reason for using a lighter ball). Figure 3-4: Make sure the holes aren’t too big (a) or too small (b). a b 41 42 Part I: The Opening Frame If you want that perfect fit, or if you can’t find a house ball to fit your hand for the life of you, consider buying your own bowling ball. Doing so ensures that the ball fits you like a glove.

When you’re ready to invest in your own equipment, head to Chapter 4; it contains everything you need to know about buying a bowling ball, shoes, and other accessories. Bowling in a nutshell Bowling is probably one of the easiest sports to learn how to play because you don’t need to memorize a bunch of complicated rules (although if you want to know the basic rules of the game, you can refer to Chapter 2). You just need to become familiar with the main concepts of the sport. Here they are: ✓ A game of bowling consists of ten frames.

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