The Art Of Throwing A Strike


The Art Of Throwing A Strike


We all look up to the bowler who can get multiple strikes in a game. Thankfully, there are bowling tips and techniques you can learn to replicate that magic moment...and bowl a strike over and over again!

When bowling a strike or spare, keep in mind the lane conditions. Whether they are oily or dry effects the type of ball you should use, how you should approach, and how you deliver the ball. On dry floors, the floor seems 'sticky' or 'catchy' and oily floors allow for more smooth bowling, but can be tricky when trying to control the ball.

Every time a bowler throws their first ball in a frame, there is ONE hope in the forefront of his mind, "Please let it be a STRIKE!" Knocking down all ten pins with a single bowl is the best possible outcome and the goal to which all bowlers aspire. We all experience "beginners luck" at first, but then seem to lose sight of whatever we did to make it happen.

A good bowler knows that bowling a strike or spare requires a plan. Remember which board you stood on for bowling a strike or spare, where is it compared to where your shot needs to go? Will a hook ball work? These are only just a couple of questions to ask yourself before bowling a strike or spare.

Try to throw straight balls when bowling a strike or spare, keep the wrist relaxed, and do not over do the spin. A plastic ball is probably your best choice for bowling a strike or spare since it tends to go straighter than a reactive-resin ball. While many bowlers might disagree with this choice, a plastic ball is much cheaper, and much easier to control in diverse lane conditions, and is generally the best for beginners, and those people who bowl at many different centers and on many different lanes.

Make a T shape using a tape or any marker to mark the place as the starting position. The player may then put his toes on the top of the T that he improvised. He will then be able to figure out his ideal step and mark the exact spot where he can make his first step.

He can then proceed practicing by visualizing the bowling action and getting the strike. Repeat the first step several times to become consistent with the move. It is important not to look down at the marker he made each time he takes that step. He should be able to master the exact location of the ideal step he has assigned in the marker. The repetition will allow him to perfect his step

If you are not certain about your footwork, ask someone to videotape your approach to the pins. The odds are good that you will notice that while your right foot is aiming at the frontal pin, your shoulders are trying to make up for this stand by twisting - which may account for some shoulder or back pain!

Once your stand is proper, the bowling ball should be held in your right hand in the backward starting position. The first step that you will take is with your right foot. As you take your second step with the left foot, you will need to swing your ball backwards. At this point, gravity should be guiding you.

Take your third step with your right foot as the ball reaches the top of your backswing. Slide your left foot on your fourth step, and swing the ball down into the release. This moment of letting go may be a moment of truth for those who have not given much thought about how to release a ball properly.

Novice bowlers make the mistake of releasing the bowl either too early - usually which the arm is still in the midst of the movement that brings it forward - while some wait too long, not releasing it until the upswing has been completed. Both techniques lead to balls that will most likely not make it past the mid-lane with any strength left to reach the pins.

Releasing the ball

It's important to release the ball at the proper time. If you release too soon, your ball will start rolling too soon and it won't have enough energy to knock the pins down. If you release on the upswing, you're likely to divot the lane at worst, and roll into the gutter at best. The best time to release the ball is just as centrifugal force begins to guide the ball upward. You'll feel it in your hand as gravity begins to pull at the weight of the ball. Be sure your wrist is straight and relaxed and that you're aiming for the strike zone (the little "x" on the lane in between the arrows).

Follow it through

As you release the ball, remember to NOT look at it. Your eyes should remain fixed on your target and your arm should continue its upward arc until after the ball has been released. It happens all too often when a beginner pulls his arm back quickly and watches the ball, only to have it roll off course. Don't let that happen to you! Where your eyes are looking is where your shoulders and feet are usually pointing. And we know that to bowl a strike, they all need to be facing forward!





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