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Bowling Strikes - How to Find Your "Strike Ball"

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Choose Your Starting Position
A sample starting position.

A right-handed bowler's left foot aligned with the center dot.

If you're like any other bowler in the world, you want to throw a strike on every shot. But, if you're like any other bowler in the world, you know it's a lot harder to do than to say.

Finding your "strike ball," meaning your shot you can consistently throw and with which you have good results, is very important as it's the basis for adjustments, spares and improving your game overall.

To find your strike ball, you need to find your starting position. Begin by lining up your left shoe with the middle dot on the approach. Place your right foot wherever is comfortable for you and your bowling style. For left-handed bowlers, do the same, but with the opposite feet.

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