Bowling For Dummies

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The fast and easy way to perfect your bowling game

 

Bowling is an inexpensive date, an affordable night out for the whole family, and a fun hangout activity for kids of all ages. Bowling For Dummies reveals the tips, tricks, and rules of play for this iconic American sport.

While not every player can hope to bowl 300, you can improve your average and show off for friends, family, and bowling league teammates. Bowling For Dummies provides easy-to-understand instructions for improving your bowling game. The expert tips and advice take you through every step of the game, from selecting the right shoes to the proper way to yell, "Strike!"

  • Packed with photos and line drawings
  • Step-by-step instructions and illustrations included for all techniques
  • Covers beginner through more advanced techniques

Whether you’re a casual bowler or on a bowling league, the practical, friendly advice in Bowling For Dummies will have you itching to hit the lanes to try out your new skills.

 

From the Back Cover

The fast and easy way to perfect your bowling game

While not every player can bowl a perfect game, you can improve your average and show off for friends, family, and bowling league teammates. Bowling For Dummies provides easy-to-understand instructions for bettering your bowling game. The expert tips and advice take you through every step of the game, from selecting the right shoes to the proper way to yell, "Strike!"

  • Bowling 101 — get an overview of the sport of bowling, from its many health and social benefits to the nuts and bolts of how it’s scored, equipped, and played

  • Get in the game — discover how the secret to bowling lies in your form, and follow along with step-by-step instructions to master the moves

  • Take your best shot — learn to perfect a hook shot and how to achieve high scores with strikes and spares

  • Keep your head in the game — understand how keeping a positive attitude and minimizing outside distractions will improve your game

  • Play with others — find out how people of all ages can get their game on, from throwing a bowling birthday party for kids to joining an adult league

Open the book and find:

  • The basic rules of play

  • The equipment you’ll need to get started

  • How to throw the most common bowling shots

  • Tips for correcting common errors

  • Instructions for holding and throwing the ball and approaching the lane

  • Guidance on picking up spares and converting splits

  • Pointers on working with a bowling coach

  • Advice on staying injury-free

Learn to:

  • Understand the rules of the game

  • Bowl like a pro with expert tips, tricks, and techniques

  • Improve your average and impress your league teammates

  • Become a better bowler by using step-by-step instructions, photos, and illustrations

Paperback, 336 pages

July 2010

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