How to bowl 2 handed style (Part 1): The basic concept

There are two types of bowling styles on earth at the time of speaking, 1-handed and 2-handed. The names have explained themselves. Most of the players in the world of bowling start with 1 hand because it can be seen as the conventional style. But, till recently, the 2 handed players have emerged as a powerhouse with dominant revolutions and carry.

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Do you really need bowling techniques?

I have been playing bowling for over ten years at the amateur level and have invested quite a long time chasing the master of bowling techniques. But one day, I asked myself why I needed that much training to master these skills? Is bowling, initially a recreational activity, that much difficult?

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3 biggest misconceptions of new 2 handed bowlers

Does the two-handed bowling style appeal to you? Do you like the ability to generate all those RPMs on your bowling balls? Do you want to master this skill while staying away from the pitfalls of two-handed bowling? Today we’re going to highlight the five biggest misconceptions that new two-handed bowlers make, especially those who switch from 1 to 2handed style. Continue reading 3 biggest misconceptions of new 2 handed bowlers

How YouTube videos can mislead your bowling release

A lot of bowlers in the internet age have been searching YouTube and other sources for those marvelous, slow-motion videos of all the pros’ releases. We want to see every inch of our favorite bowler’s release, in super slow-motion and in high definition. We try to copy-and-paste that release right into our own game. I say “we” because I have been guilty of the copy-and-paste routine myself for years, with very mixed results. Continue reading How YouTube videos can mislead your bowling release

How To Control Your Temper While Bowling

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you are having a really bad game? Maybe you are in the sixth frame and it looks like you are on your way to being 20 or 30 pins behind your average? We have all been there. What about the situation where you’ve made great shots off your hand in the first and third frames and you leave a ringing corner pin and miss it. Then you leave a solid eight or nine pin, and because you are a bit upset, you grab your spare bowling ball and yank the next one for the big four split. Continue reading How To Control Your Temper While Bowling

Bowling tips: How far should you slide?

The slide has been serious business in bowling since the Lind Shoe Company placed a buckskin material on the bottom of a shoe at the request of one of the members of the Hamm’s Brewery bowling team more than 75 years ago. Soon after this request in 1936, the entire Hamm’s team wanted the buckskin sole and more slide.

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Bowling tips: How to find the right posture for your bowling game?

When it comes to the technical side of bowling, the release and the armswing are the glamorous pieces that everyone wants to look good, the footwork is the workhorse that people recognize as being very important, and the core and posture are often the black sheep. Since this is also the element that seems to vary most among professional and world-class bowlers, it’s hard to really pinpoint what constitutes good posture.

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