Posted by Tenpin at 4.00pm on 15 May 2014
Learn How to Increase Your Bowling
Do you sometimes finish a game and feel dissatisfied with the
result, while your friends are celebrating your defeat? Well it's
time to fight back! We will teach you how to improve your
game, increase your scores and show off a few skills.
Step 1. Choose the right ball for you.
This may seem pretty basic but it can be the difference between
winning or losing. Choose a ball that you feel comfortable holding.
One that isn't too heavy and allows your arm to remain relaxed as
you swing. Maybe practise your swing a few times and see how it
feels. If the ball is too heavy, try a lighter weight.
Step 2. Focus on your target. Try to align
your target with the edge of your shoulder, try doing this
throughout your approach and into the release.
You may think that once the bowling ball has left your hands
that that's it. Well that's not the case. A very important tip
actually comes after you have released the ball. Practise letting
your hand follow the ball to the target after the release. If your
hand follows through in the same direction you're more likely to
hit those pins!
Step 3. Bend your knees. Make sure you
bend your knees allowing you to get lower to the lane on the last
Step 4. Increase your bowling speed but
remember not to lose control!
Choose a lightweight ball and walk a little faster when taking
your approach. Put some force behind your swing but don't tense up.
Why not try curving the ball to increase your speed and
Step 5. Practise makes perfect! Practise
your swing, practise your release, practise different techniques
and watch out for more tips on how to improve your game.
Try these quick tips on your next visit to Tenpin and tweet us
how you got on @tenpin_bowling