Synopses & Reviews
Learning to bowl has never been easier--or more fun--than with Bowling Fundamentals. Students will enjoy using this resource because they will learn by doing, spending less time reading and more time on the lanes. With simple instructions and accompanying photographs, this book makes it easy to teach students to bowl.
Bowling Fundamentals begins by teaching students about the proper grip and stance. These chapters are followed by instructions on footwork, arm swing, timing, and release. Chapters also are devoted to hitting the pocket and mastering left and right side spares. Finally, readers will get specific information on league bowling.
Each chapter addresses a specific skill, leading the student through a simple, four-step sequence:
-You Can Do It: The skill is introduced with sequential instructions and accompanying photographs.
-More to Choose and Use: Variations and extensions of the primary skill are covered.
-Take It to the Lane: Readers learn how to apply the skill in competition.
-Give It a Go: Several direct experiences--such as drills, small-sided games, and self-tests--are provided to gauge, develop, and hone the skill.Writer Michelle Mullen won four national titles including one major as well as nine regional titles in the Professional Women's Bowling Association and has coached bowlers of all skill levels for more than 16 years. Her personal and professional experiences allow her to understand clearly what bowlers need and how to help them achieve success.
Part of the Sports Fundamentals Series, Bowling Fundamentals teaches the basic skills and tactics to help readers get rolling in the game and enjoying every frame.
The "Sports Fundamentals Series is written to get readers into the action as soon as possible. They will learn by doing, spending less time reading and more time engaged in activity. with simple instructions and accompanying photographs, readers will find it easy to learn basic sports skills quickly.
Essential lessons for success on the lanes.