Bowling For Dummies®
Presents an introduction to bowling, covering such topics as the rules, basic moves, equipment, game strategies, playing in leagues and tournaments, and bowling with children.
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.