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Bowling Fundamentals 2nd Edition PDF

Bowling Fundamentals 2nd Edition PDF

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    Hit the lanes and enjoy every frame! With Bowling Fundamentals, Second Edition, you’ll learn the skills, and tactics so you can play and compete.

    With almost three decades of experience that includes multiple PWBA titles and collegiate championships, former Team USA Coach, Michelle Mullen shares the secrets that have made her one of the world’s most highly sought-after instructors for bowlers of all ages and skill levels. Covering the latest equipment and the essentials of execution—footwork, arm swing, timing, finish position, and release—Mullen leaves no skill uncovered, including insight on making changes and specific instruction for left-handed bowlers. You’ll find tactical tips for picking up the game’s most common spares (in both a traditional and advanced spare-shooting system), advice for keeping emotions and focus in check, and basic and advanced lane-play strategies that will make a significant impact on the score sheet.

    Before you take to the lanes for your next league night or match or just for fun, add a copy of Bowling Fundamentals, Second Edition, to your bowling bag and turn those open frames into solid strikes and spares!

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1 Bowling Ball and Grip

    Chapter 2 Stance

    Chapter 3 Approach and Timing

    Chapter 4 Footwork

    Chapter 5 Arm Swing

    Chapter 6 Finish Position and Delivery

    Chapter 7 Release

    Chapter 8 Basic Lane Play

    Chapter 9 Advanced Lane Play

    Chapter 10 Spare Shooting

    Chapter 11 Advanced Spare Shooting

    Chapter 12 Mental Game

    Chapter 13 Open Bowling and League Play

    About the Author

    Michelle Mullen, a United States Bowling Congress (USBC) Gold coach, has coached bowlers of all skill levels for almost three decades. She is co-owner of Your Bowling Coach ( with renowned pro bowler Aleta Sill and they operate Aleta Sill’s Bowling World, a premier pro shop in Metro Detroit.

    Mullen has competed and won championships at every level, including high school and collegiate bowling and Professional Women’s Bowling Association (PWBA) regional and national bowling. She holds four national titles and a record nine regional titles in the PWBA. She was also the 1990-1999 PWBA Regional Player of the Decade. In 1985 she represented the United States in the World Cup in Seoul, Korea, and is a former coach for the U.S. team.

    Mullen is also an established international writer and author. She has been published in Bowler’s Journal, Bowling Magazine, Bowling This Month, Asian Bowling Digest, and various other publications. The first edition of Bowling Fundamentals was translated in Russian and Simplified Chinese. She is a member of the International Bowling Media Association.

    Mullen enjoys working out, gardening and cooking, but her greatest passion is to help homeless animals in need. She and Sill run an annual fundraising event, called “Bowl-4-Animal Rescue” (, with 100% of the proceeds benefitting local animal charities. Mullen is from Chicago and lives in Livonia, Michigan, along with her 3 dogs and four cats, who insist that “rescued is her favorite breed”.