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    DescriptionThe fast and easy way to perfect your bowling game Bowling is an inexpensive date, an affordable night out for the whole family, and a fun hangout activity for kids of all ages. Bowling For Dummies reveals the tips, tricks, and rules of play for this iconic American sport. While not every player can hope to bowl 300, you can improve your average and show off for friends, family, and bowling league teammates. Bowling For Dummies provides easy-to-understand instructions for improving your bowling game. The expert tips and advice take you through every step of the game, from selecting the right shoes to the proper way to yell, "Strike!" Packed with photos and line drawings Step-by-step instructions and illustrations included for all techniques Covers beginner through more advanced techniques Whether you're a casual bowler or on a bowling league, the practical, friendly advice in Bowling For Dummies will have you itching to hit the lanes to try out your new skills.


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    Title
    Bowling For Dummies
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) A. J. Forrest, By (author) Lisa Iannucci
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 340
    Width: 185 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 524 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780470601594
    ISBN 10: 0470601590
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.2
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 760
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Libri: I-SR
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 28
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24490
    BIC subject category V2: WSJY
    DC22: 794.6
    BISAC V2.8: SPO007000
    B&T Approval Code: A09705000
    LC classification: GV903 .F63 2010
    LC subject heading: ,
    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    John Wiley & Sons Ltd
    Publication date
    06 July 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Chichester
    Author Information
    A.J. Forrest is a former ranked amateur bowler and was a bowling coach at the high school and college levels for more than a decade. As a professional writer, Lisa Iannucci has had articles published in USA Weekend , Shape , Parenting , the Los Angeles Times Travel Section , and many more.
    Back cover copy
    The fast and easy way to perfect your bowling gameWhile not every player can bowl a perfect game, you can improve your average and show off for friends, family, and bowling league teammates. Bowling For Dummies provides easy-to-understand instructions for bettering your bowling game. The expert tips and advice take you through every step of the game, from selecting the right shoes to the proper way to yell, "Strike!"Bowling 101 -- get an overview of the sport of bowling, from its many health and social benefits to the nuts and bolts of how it's scored, equipped, and playedGet in the game -- discover how the secret to bowling lies in your form, and follow along with step-by-step instructions to master the movesTake your best shot -- learn to perfect a hook shot and how to achieve high scores with strikes and sparesKeep your head in the game -- understand how keeping a positive attitude and minimizing outside distractions will improve your gamePlay with others -- find out how people of all ages can get their game on, from throwing a bowling birthday party for kids to joining an adult leagueOpen the book and find: The basic rules of playThe equipment you'll need to get startedHow to throw the most common bowling shotsTips for correcting common errorsInstructions for holding and throwing the ball and approaching the laneGuidance on picking up spares and converting splitsPointers on working with a bowling coachAdvice on staying injury-freeLearn to: Understand the rules of the gameBowl like a pro with expert tips, tricks, and techniquesImprove your average and impress your league teammatesBecome a better bowler by using step-by-step instructions, photos, and illustrations
    Table of contents
    Introduction. Part I: The Opening Frame. Chapter 1: Welcome to the Wonderful World of Bowling. Chapter 2: Getting Down to the Basics of the Game. Chapter 3: Heading to the Center. Chapter 4: Buying Your Own Ball, Shoes, and Accessories. Part II: Body Basics: Throwing Yourself into the Game. Chapter 5: Finding Your Form and Style. Chapter 6: Positioning Yourself for a Smooth Approach. Chapter 7: Throwing the Ball. Chapter 8: Correcting Common Approach Problems. Part III: Time to Get Rolling: Making Your Shot. Chapter 9: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Hook Shots. Chapter 10: Knocking 'Em All Down: The Secrets to Bowling Strikes. Chapter 11: Picking Up Spares. Chapter 12: Conquering Classic Splits. Part IV: Staying on Your Game. Chapter 13: Understanding the Ins and Outs of Oil on the Lanes. Chapter 14: Staying in the Game, Physically and Mentally. Chapter 15: Improving Your Game on Your Own or with a Coach's Help. Chapter 16: Bowling When You Have Special Health Conditions. Part V: Joining Others at the Center. Chapter 17: Taking the Kids Bowling. Chapter 18: Playing in Leagues and Tournaments. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Add 10 Points (Or More) to Your Score. Chapter 20: Ten Tricks to Throwing a Great Hook. Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Make Bowling More Fun. Glossary. Index.