See your average rise and the pins fall with the second edition of Bowling: Steps to Success.
Inside you’ll find progressive, detailed instruction on all aspects of the game. You’ll learn these essential skills and strategies:
• Arm swing
You’ll also learn the best strategies for targeting and picking up spares as well as correcting common errors and adjusting to various lane conditions.
Best of all, this updated second edition features new full-color photos and diagrams, dozens of drills, self-scoring exercises for charting progress, and professional advice for improving your performance.
Part of Human Kinetics’ popular Steps to Success series—with more than 2.5 million copies sold worldwide—Bowling: Steps to Success will have you landing solid strikes and converting even the most stubborn spares in no time.
Beginning to intermediate bowlers and their coaches or instructors. Also, college students and instructors in bowling activity classes.
Table of Contents
The Sport of Bowling
Step 1 Selecting and Gripping the Ball
Step 2 Establishing a Proper Stance
Step 3 Starting Fundamentals
Step 4 Finishing Fundamentals
Step 5 Refining the Swing
Step 6 Improving Footwork
Step 7 Coordinating the Approach
Step 8 Perfecting the Release
Step 9 Fine-Tuning Your Game
Step 10 Targeting Strikes
Step 11 Picking Up Spares
Step 12 Understanding Lane Conditions
Step 13 Competing in the Sport
“In Bowling: Steps to Success, Coach Doug Wiedman has provided an excellent foundation for those bowlers wishing to develop some sound fundamentals as they learn the game. Coach Wiedman pulls from his extensive background of coaching to offer tips and techniques that will help any bowler improve, whether a newcomer or someone who has enjoyed the game for a while and just wants to improve.”
Gary Sparks-- Head Bowling Coach Vincennes University, 12-Time National Junior College Athletic Association Champions,4-Time NJCAA Coach of the Year
ExcerptsBowling's primary and secondary targets
Drills for developing your bowling swing
Hand positions for different releases
Timing on the approach
AncillariesSupplementary Instructional Materials
All ancillary materials for this text are FREE to course adopters and available at www.HumanKinetics.com/BowlingStepsToSuccess.
Includes lecture topics, physical activities, student assignments in both a 20-session and 32-session framework, introductory notes, key points of technique, common errors and solutions, teaching modifications, and skill application, and additional resources such as Web sites, books, DVDs, and videos. Also included are test questions in multiple-choice, true or false, fill-in-the-blank and short answer format, and student evaluation guidelines.