9-Pin No-Tap bowling is a special scoring format in which hitting down just 9 pins counts as a strike. Continue reading “What Is “9-Pin No-Tap” Bowling?”
There are so many bowling bags on the market that it can be difficult to decide which one is best for you. They come in different styles, shapes, sizes, and colors, so making the right decision can be intimidating. But no longer! BowlingIsEasy is here to give you a rundown of all the best bags on the market. Continue reading “Best Single and Double Ball Bowling Bags in 2019”
It can be difficult to choose your first bowling ball, but this article will simplify the process and get you on your way to bowling way more strikes.
You can easily get strike after strike and have the ball do most of the work for you. Dial in your speed, swing, and release, and you will have no problems hitting that 200+ average that you dream about. Continue reading “5 Best Bowling Balls For Beginners”
Using bowling tape can make your release more consistent, and make your thumb fit properly. There are two types of bowling tape and both are incredibly useful. There is tape that goes inside your thumb hole, and tape that goes directly on your thumb. Both types of tape have their uses, but they are used quite differently. This article will discuss the different types of tape, the benefits of each kind, and how to apply/use bowling tape. Continue reading “4 Types Of Bowling Tapes And How To Use Them To Increase Your Average”
Why throw a hook shot?
Throwing a hook shot gives you the best chance of getting a strike. To get a strike, you need to hit “the pocket” at an entry angle of 3-6 degrees. As you probably know, the lanes are covered with oil. If you properly take advantage of the oil, you can have your ball skim across the oil pattern and hook inwards toward the pocket in order to get the entry angle that you need. Learning to throw a hook shot and get that entry angle is the number one thing that separates beginners from intermediate bowlers. Here’s how you do it. Continue reading “How To Bowl A Hook”
Getting a strike is much more likely if your ball contacts the pins in “The Pocket”. For right-handed bowlers, the pocket is right in between the 1st and 3rd pins. For a left-handed bowler, the pocket is in between the 1st and 2nd pin. The picture below shows a ball just before impact with the pocket as thrown by a right-handed bowler. Continue reading “What is “The Pocket”?”
If you watch closely, bowling balls actually “slide” down most of the lane. Near the end of the lane, the ball gains traction and begins to roll. This happens because the lanes are coated with a thin layer of oil. The invisible oil on the lanes is the source of complexity in bowling, and this article will teach you all about it. Continue reading “Oil On Bowling Lanes”
How To Keep Score In Bowling
Most people have no idea how the scoring system works in bowling, however, it actually isn’t too complicated. This article will break down all the rules of scoring and how it works. Continue reading “How To Keep Score In Bowling”
Most beginners have a hard time deciding which ball they should pick from the rack. There are different colors, weights, finger hole sizes, etc., so which one should you pick? In short, you should pick the ball that fits your hand the best. Deciding which one actually fits the best can be quite a struggle, so I’m going to walk you through the process. Continue reading “What Weight Bowling Ball To Choose”
You have to slide. As soon as I decided to work on my slide, I realized that “the slide” is by far one of the most important parts of your bowling technique.
A friend of mine and I went into the alley to throw a few practice games. We got thrown onto lanes 9 & 10 which may Continue reading “How To Bowl More Strikes By Improving Your Slide”