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    Right down Your Alley : The Complete Book of Bowling

    ISBN-10: 049501270X
    ISBN-13: 9780495012702
    Author(s): Vesma Grinfelds, Bonnie Hultstrand
    Description: RIGHT DOWN YOUR ALLEY: THE COMPLETE BOOK OF BOWLING, Sixth Edition, includes everything a bowler, whether beginner or advanced, young or old, will need to know about the game and strategies to keep improving. This text takes students from holding a  More...

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    Edition: 6th
    Publisher: Brooks/Cole
    Binding: Perfect 
    Pages: 176
    Size: 8.75" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
    Weight: 0.880
    Language: English

    RIGHT DOWN YOUR ALLEY: THE COMPLETE BOOK OF BOWLING, Sixth Edition, includes everything a bowler, whether beginner or advanced, young or old, will need to know about the game and strategies to keep improving. This text takes students from holding a ball to principles of movement and competitive bowling. The COMPLETE BOOK OF BOWLING also cover more advanced topics for those past the novice stage. Throughout the text, students will be introduced to all the newest proven techniques, equipment, and teaching and learning concepts that are currently and effectively used by bowlers, coaches, and teachers across the country.

    Basic Bowlingp. 1
    A Historical Introduction to Bowlingp. 3
    Understanding the Basicsp. 5
    Features of the Ball, Pins, and Lanesp. 6
    Etiquette and Safetyp. 10
    In a Nutshellp. 14
    Preparing for Actionp. 15
    Selection of Proper Equipmentp. 15
    Holding the Ballp. 18
    Aiming in Bowlingp. 20
    Pin Placement in Relation to Target Arrowsp. 21
    Starting Positionp. 24
    In Preparing for Action We Have Now Foundp. 25
    Hints for Successp. 26
    Stance, Approach, and Delivery Conceptsp. 29
    Flexibility and Stancep. 29
    Balance and the Stancep. 30
    Timing and Pushawayp. 32
    Flexibility and Balance in the Approachp. 34
    Direction in the Approach and Deliveryp. 35
    The Releasep. 35
    The Follow-throughp. 37
    Vertical Balance Line and the Deliveryp. 37
    Horizontal Balance Line and the Finish Positionp. 38
    Hand and Arm Position in the Follow-throughp. 38
    Summary of Bowling Fundamentals for Right-handed Bowlers (Figures 3.19 and 3.20)p. 39
    Summary of Bowling Fundamentals for Left-handed Bowlers (Figure 3.21)p. 41
    Hints for Successp. 43
    Principles of Movement Applied to Bowlingp. 45
    Weight of the Ballp. 45
    Force Productionp. 46
    Hook Ball and Momentump. 48
    Straight Ball Principlesp. 48
    Correction Suggestions for Straight Ballp. 48
    Backup Ball Principlesp. 48
    Correction Suggestions for the Backup Ballp. 49
    Correction Suggestions for Changing Ball Speedsp. 49
    Accuracy and Consistency Principlesp. 49
    Referencesp. 50
    Common Errors and Corrective Actionsp. 51
    3-1-2 Strike Adjustment Systemp. 63
    For Right Handersp. 65
    For Left Handersp. 66
    Mathematical Formulap. 68
    Words of Advicep. 68
    In a Nutshellp. 69
    3-6-9 Spare Conversion Systemp. 71
    Key Pin Identificationp. 72
    Right Hander's 3-6-9 Spare Conversion System for Converting Pins Left of Centerp. 74
    Right Hander's 3-6-9 Spare Conversion System for Converting Pins Right of Centerp. 76
    Left Hander's 3-6-9 Spare Conversion System for Converting Pins Right of Centerp. 78
    Left Hander's 3-6-9 Spare Conversion System for Converting Pins Left of Centerp. 80
    In a Nutshellp. 82
    "If All Else Fails" Addendump. 82
    Scoring and the Rules of Bowlingp. 85
    Scoringp. 85
    How to Calculate an Averagep. 88
    Basic Rules of Bowlingp. 89
    In a Nutshellp. 89
    League Bowlingp. 91
    Types of Leaguesp. 91
    Figuring Marksp. 93
    Bowling for Those with Special Needsp. 97
    The Senior Bowlerp. 97
    Bowling for Those with Disabilitiesp. 101
    Bowling and Pregnancyp. 102
    The Modern Bowling Environmentp. 103
    Lanes and Lane Conditionsp. 103
    Newest Trends in Lanes Found in 21st Century Bowling Establishmentsp. 104
    Approachesp. 106
    Bowling Ballsp. 106
    Automatic Scorersp. 108
    Suggested Miscellaneous Bowling Suppliesp. 109
    Advanced Bowlingp. 111
    Alternatives to the 4-Step Approachp. 113
    Footwork Variationsp. 114
    Timing for the Advanced Bowlerp. 118
    In Summaryp. 118
    Ball Tracksp. 119
    Identification of Ball Tracks for Right Handersp. 119
    Identification of Ball Tracks for Left Handersp. 121
    Corrections and Changes in Ball Tracks for Right Handersp. 123
    Corrections and Changes in Ball Tracks for Left Handersp. 125
    Hints for Successp. 127
    In Summaryp. 127
    Lift and Revolutionsp. 129
    Liftp. 129
    Revolutionsp. 132
    3-4-5 Strike Adjustment Systemp. 133
    In Summaryp. 135
    2-4-6 Spare Adjustment Systemp. 137
    For Right Handersp. 138
    For Left Handersp. 139
    In Summaryp. 140
    The Advanced Bowler and Technologyp. 141
    Lanes and Lane Condition Adjustmentsp. 141
    Spare Shootingp. 142
    Bowling Ballsp. 142
    "Sport Bowling"p. 143
    Approach Characteristics of an Advanced Modern Playerp. 143
    Competitive Bowlingp. 147
    Philosophy of Competitionp. 147
    Psychology of Competitionp. 147
    Mental Aspects of the Gamep. 148
    Coaching Ideasp. 149
    Suggestions on How to Adjust to Lane Conditionsp. 149
    Teaching More Experienced Bowlersp. 150
    How to Practicep. 151
    Appendicesp. A1
    Glossary of Termsp. A3
    Bowler's Analysis Chartp. B1
    Creditsp. C1
    Indexp. IX1
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