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Bowling Instruction


Whether you're just starting out as a bowler, are looking to change or improve your game, or merely bowl once or twice a year with your friends, this is the place to start. Here, you'll learn the basics on bowling technique, etiquette, and rules, which will enhance your bowling experiences from here on out.

  1. Bowling Basics
  2. How to Bowl
  3. Bowling Adjustments
  4. Oil Patterns

Bowling Basics

Bowling strike.

Everything you need to know to get started bowling. Rules, scoring, etiquette, and general information on bowling centers themselves will give you a strong base of knowledge.

How to Bowl

Bowling ball on a lane.

How do you throw a hook? How can you consistently throw strikes? Is there a simple way to pick up spares? Everyone bowls differently. These articles will help you find your best path to success on the lanes.

Bowling Adjustments

Anyone can throw a good game of bowling at any time. The key to sustaining a high average is knowing when, how and why to adjust.

Oil Patterns

The layout and dispersion of oil on the lane plays a major role in how your ball will react. Here are some descriptions of oil patterns along with tips on how to use them to your advantage.

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