In the previous two articles we examined the variables that determine how much a bowling ball hooks, that are controlled by the bowler, and the type of ball you purchase. This time we will look at how the ball driller can affect ball performance.
In this article, we will take a look at the bowling ball variables. You know, all that mumbo jumbo that ball companies post on their website to make their ball look impressive. Well I am here to clear up some of that confusion and show you that it’s not that complicated after all.
So, you want to buy a hook ball. Start saving your money. But not for the most expensive ball on the market, but instead for lessons from a USA Bowling Certified Coach. Because you can’t buy a hook ball, you throw one.
Restoring your ball speed to a consistent standard is an important part of repeating shots. It’s nearly impossible to hit the same mark on the lanes, and see a consistent ball reaction, without consistent ball speed.
Most bowling instructors agree you can’t out coach a bad fit. The 3 holes drilled in your bowling ball represent the handle, which allows you to swing the ball easily and roll it down the lane most effectively. A properly fitted bowling ball is easy to hold onto in the backswing, easy to let go of at the point of release, and doesn’t hurt your hand. If your ball does this then you probably don’t need to read this article, otherwise you may benefit from this.
The more you bowl, the more you’ll start to see the benefits of tape and how you can use it to help your game. Tape is a cheap, quick, and easy solution to some of bowling’s most common obstacles.
Few sports have as much to offer as bowling. The concepts of the game and fundamentals are simple to learn and yet extremely challenging to master. It is a sport that appeals to a wide range of people because, unlike many sports, specific physical attributes are not necessary to achieve a high degree of skill.